Below is an infographic focusing on what’s currently happening in the Australian construction industry which has been pulled from various government data sources and industry related surveys. The graphic illustrates five current issues;
Construction industry at the lowest level in 2 years Apartment construction is still declining Building approvals are going down Value [...]
Property development in Western Australia will become a faster and more affordable process following the announcement that building licence applications can now be privately certified.
Western Australian parliament passed new laws surpassing the need to have building licence applications in Western Australia certified by local government.
The Property Council was a [...]
“Why do objectors invariably caricature developers as ‘greedy’? And yet, bizarrely enough, these are often the same people who drone on about the need for affordable housing.”
Bernard Salt, Partner at KPMG, shares his views on the property development issue.
The editor of Property Australia has [...]
Welcome to Tinkler Town – perhaps that’s how the signs on the outskirts of Newcastle will soon read.
The mining magnate Nathan Tinkler owns part of a company negotiating to buy a large chunk of the city’s business district.
That is on top of the billionaire owning the Newcastle Knights rugby league and [...]
THE O’Farrell government faces the first test of its promise to kick-start housing construction after developers said the sector is in crisis following the collapse of the biggest private property developer.
The Johnson Property Group (JPG) was placed in administration last Friday with debts of more than $100 million. Owner Keith Johnson (pictured) [...]
For Georgia’s president, it was a chance to show that his country, the former Soviet republic, is grand enough to attract the world’s best-known real estate developer. And for that developer, Donald J. Trump, it was yet another opportunity to demonstrate that he is world class.
In a ceremony [...]
In the wake of the recent catastrophic earthquakes in Japan, a story of urban renewal brings hope for developers and residents. They attempt to implement a building scheme that encourages refurbishing dilapidated apartment buildings to withstand earthquakes.
The National Master Plan 38 (NMP 38) was introduced in Israel [...]
KEITH JOHNSON, the largest residential land developer in NSW, is seething.
The millionaire property developer has confirmed he is a victim of a sophisticated international scam that has led to Australians being defrauded by up to $100 million.
”They are fraudsters,” said Mr Johnson, referring to Western Gulf Advisory, which has offices in [...]
DEVELOPERS have attacked the NSW government in a report showing Sydney ranks last of all capital cities for the amount of land released for housing projects.
The report, by the Urban Development Institute of Australia, backs the opposition’s plan released this week to increase the supply of land on Sydney’s fringes and to [...]
The Queensland property industry has rallied behind fund raising efforts for the Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal, with a benefit on 17 February.
CB Richard Ellis is coordinating the Property Industry Flood Relief Benefit with the Property Council of Australia, supported by The Australian Property Institute, HIA, Master Builders, Planning Institute Australia, Shopping Centre [...]
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