Work from home is here to stay, and Australia’s secondary offices are at a turning point

Secondary office assets face challenges with poor uptake and declining values, especially in B and C-grade properties.

Why Australia needs more industrial assets to boost productivity and growth

A new report reveals that Australia’s industrial assets handle over $1.2 trillion worth of products annually.

Sydney needs more density, not more sprawl, to solve housing woes

Developing inner Sydney suburbs can enhance productivity, wages, and reduce carbon emissions while conserving land and green spaces.

Australia’s inflation rate stays at 3.4%: What it means for borrowers and savers

Annual inflation for January remained steady at 3.4%, signalling stability since November 2021 and a trend towards the RBA’s target band.

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Cromwell Property Group (ASX: CMW) to kick off green loan this month

The company will transition its $130 million bilateral loan with CBA on the Cromwell Riverpark Trust to a green loan certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative.

Latest deal brings Dexus holdings in Celsus to 73%

A trio of deals have seen Dexus acquire a combined 30.58% interest in Royal Adelaide Hospital PPP

Property Funds Association of Australia appoints Melissa Kingham as President

Kingham will become the organisation’s first female president

Shoalwater Shopping Centre listed for sale, and Arcana Capital acquires $25M in offices

The latest listings and transactions include offices and shopping centres

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Landmark investment from Housing Australia to fund Perth social and affordable BTR apartment project

Housing Choices Australia and Super Housing Partnerships form a consortium to spearhead transformative social and affordable BTR project.

The $7M Palm Beach apartments being marketed exclusively through virtual reality

Ophira, a beachfront project by 5point, utilises EnvisionVR’s technology to create an immersive remote property viewing experience.

Gary Dempsey Devlopments lodges DA for Scarborough site

Myka Residences will offer oversized three to four-bedroom units on the Scarborough waterfront.

Windsor Park apartments: A nature-loving Prahran paradise

The project is being developed by Sinclair Brook and Wilbow Group.

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Mortgage stress saw a consecutive decrease across Australia despite high interest rates

Australia’s interest rates are currently at an eye-watering 4.35%, but levels of mortgage stress eased throughout November.

NHFIC and CBA unveil new trends and insights into first home buyer market

The analysis found the equity positions of HGS participants appeared to be growing in line with long run averages.

Fixed rate home loans begin to expire, but very few Australians are behind on repayments

Listings numbers are up, but distressed sales are not the primary driver.

Ways to maximise your serviceability in a tough borrowing market

Cutting down on that takeaway coffee, or sticking to just one streaming service will be a step in the right direction, according to Lloyd Edge.

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Australia’s regional property market records quarterly home price rise of 1.2%, outpacing the capital cities

Some of the strongest performers were dotted across Western Australia and Queensland.

Eastern state investors are swarming to Perth’s southwest, drawn by high yields and low prices

Interstate investors rush to claim a slice of Perth’s southwest, as listings plummet below 4000, escalating competition.

PropTrack reveals record-breaking listings in Sydney and Melbourne for January 2024

The new year sees a surge in property market activity, surpassing last year’s listings, according to the PropTrack report.

Young Australians are spending around half of their incomes on mortage repayments

On average, young Australian couples dedicate 46.5% of their income to houses and 30.7% to units, exceeding the healthy 30% threshold.

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Sydney’s retail sector continues to improve, with one area boasting zero vacancy

Vacancy rates for Sydney’s prime retail core have dropped to 8.3%, with the one area recording vacancy rates of zero.

Construction titan Beehive Homes finds its new home in a prime Williamstown North warehouse

NSL Property Group facilitated the $650,000 deal, highlighting the property’s prime location and industrial versatility.

Retail renaissance? Australia’s retail vacancies shrink, with Melbourne taking top spot

Retail vacancies fall nationally, as office workers, tourists, and students bring life back to CBDs, boosting retailer appetite for space.

Australia’s premium hotel sector thrives despite economic turmoil, sees $1.53 billion in transactions over 2023

Australia’s premium hotel market shows robust growth, with over 36,000 new rooms developed in the past decade.

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Could Molonglo become Canberra’s sixth town centre?

Population is rapidly growing, and may surpass numbers in the City Centre and Woden Valley.

Peak industry body urges the Australian government to double $3.5B housing target incentives

PCA calls for doubling $3.5 billion funding for surpassing national housing targets, addressing critically undersupplied property market.

Swiftie fever sweeps Australia: Hotel rates soar as fans flock for iconic singer

Record rates exceeding $1,500 per night observed near venues hosting major events like Blink 182 and Taylor Swift.

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2024 total investment sales value set to hit up to S$23B

The sales value improvement amounts to a circa 10% increase on 2023 results.

Peck Seah Street shophouse comes to market in Tanjong Pagar

Ownership of shophouses along Peck Seah Street are tightly held and are hardly on the market.

Retail sector gets a workout as fitness and wellness growth becomes a key retail trend, and tourism rebound continues

The tourism recovery continues to buoy the retail sector and economy more broadly.

Something for the weekend: Refurbished and new shophouses

More of Singapore’s iconic shophouses have come to market.

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Queensland’s $1.3B housing plan: The good, the bad, and the ugly.

Concerns raised over ambiguity in the plan’s execution, and its effectiveness, emphasising need for deeper solutions to housing crisis.

Fact vs fiction – Separating myths from reality in the negative gearing debate

Nexia Australia’s David Montani revisits negative gearing discourse, questioning its impact on rents and housing supply.

Perth property market climbs higher in rankings for investors

Popularity in the western capital continues to grow, but some are overpaying by a country mile as bidding wars break out.

Investors underestimate the power of the Adelaide market

Predicted to tank after car manufacturing left the shores of Adelaide, it’s economy has bounced back to be the best in the country.

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Perth Design Week 2024’s program launches today, featuring expanded program and international collaboration

Perth Design Week 2024 unveils expanded program, featuring over 80 diverse events spanning exhibitions, talks, and installations.

Perth Design Week 2024: Perth’s best architects prove that smaller homes are in vogue

Perth Design Week 2024’s week-long itinerary of events, exhibitions and experiences promises a vibrant celebration of design excellence.

Top Australian downsizing locations revealed

Property Credit’s report reveals 12 locations across NSW, Queensland and Tasmania replete with opportunities for downsizers.

Revitalising urban jungles: University expert weighs in on why green spaces are the ultimate urban upgrade

Planning policies, funding disparities, and land constraints have exacerbated inequities in green space access in Australia.

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