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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.