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Gold coloured twin towers planned for Surfers Paradise

Gold coloured twin towers planned for Surfers Paradise

    One of Surfers Paradise’s empty riverside sites is set for glitz and glamour redevelopment. The Queensland Times is reporting that: Developers have filed plans to build River Terrace, a two-tower mixed-use complex rising 48 and 36 storeys respectively over the Nerang River, creating an “entrance statement” on the […]

Chinese investment in Australian real estate reaches $24 billion

Chinese investment in Australian real estate reaches $24 billion

  Chinese buyers have spent a record $133.7 billion in foreign real estate in 2016. While investment has slowed somewhat in 2017, it’s still projected to top $100 billion by the end of the year according to Chinese property listing website Juwai.com. Demand in foreign real estate is still strong. […]

Developer Mirvac sells 50% of 664 Collins St, Melbourne

Developer Mirvac sells 50% of 664 Collins St, Melbourne

Australia’s Mirvac Group has entered into an agreement to sell 50 per cent of a Melbourne office development for $138 million (USD $105 million). The property developer inked a deal with an investment vehicle, sponsored by Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing to sell a stake in 664 Collins Street, Melbourne, […]

Sydney and Melbourne Population Boom Will Keep Property Prices High: 5 Facts You Need to Know

Sydney and Melbourne Population Boom Will Keep Property Prices High: 5 Facts You Need to Know

A potential population boom in wannabe First Home Buyers (FHB), is expected to result in huge surge in housing market demand. With release of the ABS Census data this week man expected have been looking into how demographic changes will impact the real estate market. 1. The Key segment is […]

National Land Use Zoning Update | 29 June 2017  [VIDEO]

National Land Use Zoning Update | 29 June 2017 [VIDEO]

World’s Tallest Timber Office Building to be Built in Brisbane

World’s Tallest Timber Office Building to be Built in Brisbane

In 2018 Brisbane will be home to the world’s tallest engineered timber office building.   Taller wooden buildings exist but Lendlease’s 25 King, now underway at the $2.9B RNA Showgrounds redevelopment site, is touted as the tallest engineered-timber office tower on Earth. “25 King is set to become the tallest […]

3D Model Shows Melbourne’s Development Activity Future

3D Model Shows Melbourne’s Development Activity Future

Online 3D Model reveals how Melbourne’s skyline will look in the future     The future of central Melbourne can now be viewed online with a 3D model. The model presents a visual representation of buildings currently built, under construction, approved and under application. Lord Mayor Robert Doyle described the […]

Queensland Housing Strategy 2017-2027: Outlines $1B Investment to Provide for 5,000 Homes and 600 Jobs Per Year

Queensland Housing Strategy 2017-2027: Outlines $1B Investment to Provide for 5,000 Homes and 600 Jobs Per Year

The Queensland Government is investing $1.8B to build over 5,000 New Homes The Queensland Housing Strategy 2017-2027 is a 10-year framework driving key reforms and targeted investment across the housing continuum. It redefines how the Queensland Government will deliver housing to support urban renewal, generate new jobs, provide affordable housing […]

Rezoning Adoptions, Australia, May 2017

Rezoning Adoptions, Australia, May 2017

Blockbrief’s Rezoning Adoption Data showed that there was 64 rezoning instrument adoptions across Australia in May 2017 providing additional capacity for up to 7,808 dwelling units and development projects to generate 2,686 jobs nationally. This capacity can potentially be realised after development applications/planning permits and buildings applications are approved for […]

Major Bankstown Town Centres Rezoning Proposal to Provide Over 14,000 Dwellings

Major Bankstown Town Centres Rezoning Proposal to Provide Over 14,000 Dwellings

Canterbury-Bankstown Council is in the draft stages of a rezoning of Bankstown Town Centres to provide for up 14,831 dwellings.   This rezoning is the result of the North Central, North East, South East and South West Local Area Plans. The proposal seeks to amend Bankstown LEP 2015 in relation […]