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Apartments Could Be Death Traps for Elderly in Heatwaves
Residential
Friday August 31 2018

Apartments Could Be Death Traps for Elderly in Heatwaves

In the European heat wave of 2003, 14,802 excess fatalities were recorded in France alone as temperatures rose above 37 degrees Celsius for seven consecutive days.

Australia’s Retirement Village Industry Under Siege
Strata
Tuesday September 26 2017

Australia’s Retirement Village Industry Under Siege

In any form of real-estate, the public airing of storiess where residents get back just $94,000 from an initial outlay of $250,000 cause a stir.

Newfoundland Construction Workforce to be ‘Significantly Reduced’
Business
Thursday February 9 2017

Newfoundland Construction Workforce to be ‘Significantly Reduced’

A Canada-wide, industry-led organization is forecasting construction workforce challenges in the coming years in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Construction and its Multi-generational Workforce
Business
Tuesday January 26 2016

Construction and its Multi-generational Workforce

It’s no secret that people are living and working longer and the days of two to three generations making up a workforce will be a thing...

Is Planning Failing the Housing Needs of Seniors?
Residential
Tuesday December 1 2015

Is Planning Failing the Housing Needs of Seniors?

Our ageing society is going to put significant pressure on our ability to meet the demands of the senior cohort as the years roll on.

How Do We Design Cities for the Third Age?
Urban Planning
Wednesday September 9 2015

How Do We Design Cities for the Third Age?

Not everyone wants a sea or tree change in retirement. An increasing number of people are deciding to stay put in the cities they know...

Seniors-Focused Exercise Parks Could Be The Answer To Healthier Ageing
Landscaping
Tuesday September 1 2015

Seniors-Focused Exercise Parks Could Be The Answer To Healthier Ageing

A new report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has been released which reveals the most common causes of injury in 2012-13 were...

Looming Seniors’ Housing Crisis: Report
Zoning
Monday August 31 2015

Looming Seniors’ Housing Crisis: Report

Australia will face a seniors’ housing crisis without “urgent change” to state and local planning systems to enable the development of more retirement villages, according to...

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.

Business
18 Feb, 2016
Private Equity Firm Buying Up Retirement Assets

Blackstone Group LP has bought Lendlease Group's portfolio of five retirement villages in New Zealand for an undisclosed sum.

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