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Canada Braces for Mass Construction Skills Shortage
Business
Thursday February 8 2018

Canada Braces for Mass Construction Skills Shortage

Over 250,000 construction workers are expected to retire this decade.

Retirement Village Industry Cleans up its Act
Strata
Tuesday August 22 2017

Retirement Village Industry Cleans up its Act

Nationally consistent legislation and contracts, better training and an industry code of conduct have emerged as critical parts of an eight-point plan developed by Australia’s retirement...

Housing Affordability: Not Just a Young Person’s Problem
Residential
Thursday June 15 2017

Housing Affordability: Not Just a Young Person’s Problem

It’s hard to have a discussion about housing affordability without the focus turning immediately to the plight of millennials and to a lesser extent Gen Y.

26% of P.E.I.’s Construction Workforce Set to Retire
Business
Saturday February 4 2017

26% of P.E.I.’s Construction Workforce Set to Retire

As 1,500 construction workers will be needed in the next 10 years to keep pace with major projects, an upswing in home building and the rise...

Property Industry Braces for the Silver Tsunami
Residential
Wednesday August 31 2016

Property Industry Braces for the Silver Tsunami

The retirement living industry is set for a major shake-up in coming years as the baby boomers enter the market redefining senior’s accommodation.

Is Having “Old People Everywhere” a Problem?
Residential
Wednesday September 2 2015

Is Having “Old People Everywhere” a Problem?

A Pattern Language, a seminal work on architecture and urban planning by Christopher Alexander, Murray Silverstein, and Sara Ishikawa, lists as pattern #40, “Old People Everywhere.”...

Millers Point sell off fund Seniors Accommodations
Residential
Monday April 20 2015

Millers Point sell off fund Seniors Accommodations

Proceeds from the NSW government's multimillion-dollar Millers Point public housing sell-off is being used to build dwellings for pensioners in Sydney's southwest.

PM: Using Super for First Home ‘Good’ Idea
Residential
Wednesday March 11 2015

PM: Using Super for First Home ‘Good’ Idea

Tony Abbott says his government has no plans to allow young people to use superannuation to buy their first home - but is happy for the...

Master Planning the Great Suburban Re-design
Urban Planning
Monday February 2 2015

Master Planning the Great Suburban Re-design

The ageing of Australia is becoming a more frequently discussed topic, and so it should.

Business
Feb 8 2018
Quebec Construction Mogul Tony Accurso Acquitted

The jury in the trial of well-known Quebec construction magnate, Tony Accurso, who was accused of breach of trust, needed less than 24 hours of deliberations...

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Strata
Feb 7 2018
New Accreditation Scheme for Retirement Living Industry

The Property Council of Australia and Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) are pleased to announce they will be partnering to deliver a renewed accreditation scheme for...

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Business
Feb 2 2018
Large Number of Retirements to Hold-back N.L.’s Construction Sector

The latest labour market forecast by BuildForce Canada is raising some concerns for the construction industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Business
12 Aug, 2015
NZ: Summerset More than Doubles Profit

Summerset Group, New Zealand's third-largest listed retirement village operator, more than doubled first-half profit as it boosted sales after opening four new villages in the second...

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Business
22 May, 2014
Ryman to Build $100m Melbourne Village

Ryman Healthcare has secured a site for its second retirement village in Melbourne and expects to spend more than $100 million to build it.

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