Property Editor at The Age and BusinessDay journalist for Fairfax's theage.com.au, smh.com.au, watoday.com.au and brisbanetimes.com.au.
Simon Johanson Australian property group Drapac is set to launch two investment funds to raise $50 million to invest in US real estate.
Simon Johanson A wealthy property investor who is selling three prime city development sites may nearly double his initial $47 million investment.
Simon Johanson At least four owners' corporations are taking action against short-stay operators.
Simon Johanson The children of city office workers are set to get another rooftop early learning centre.
Simon Johanson Sale of Koorie Heritage Trust building for $8.64m evidence of 'resurgence' by local investors.
Simon Johanson House prices rose in the first three months of this year - but only just, official figures show.
Simon Johanson Residential developer Trenerry Property Group is luring green-thumb apartment buyers.
Simon Johanson Private investors are 'dominating' Melbourne's south-eastern industrial market.
Simon Johanson The first plans for a $300 million residential hotel complex have been lodged.
Simon Johanson and Chris Vedelago Think back less than a year ago. Property prices across the country had been falling for nearly two years. Europe was in turmoil, and consumers weren't spending.
Chris Vedelago and Simon Johanson The rebound in the property market is being led, in part, by the rocketing popularity of self-managed super funds.
Simon Johanson While values slumped in most states last month, sales of new dwellings ramped up.
Simon Johanson The housing market recovery stumbles, with home values falling in most states.
Simon Johanson Melbourne's metropolitan office market is putting on a 'two-tier' performance.
Simon Johanson Intense competition from DIY hardware giants Bunnings and Masters has taken a toll on regional hardware operator Dahlsens' retail businesses.
Simon Johanson A major development site behind Melbourne's Welsh Church has reportedly sold for close to $20million.
Simon Johanson Salta Properties will begin major earthworks for warehouse sites at its ''inland port'' in Dandenong South as Melbourne's industrial market sales, supply and lease conditions improve in the first...
Simon Johanson A local businessman has bought the CBD drinking and dining institution Campari House.
Simon Johanson Former students of top universities among the most significant group of offshore investors.
Simon Johanson Proposed planning laws will radically alter retail landscape, says Australian Property Institute.