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Simon Johanson Martin Strode, the developer behind the 17-level former Yorkshire Brewery apartment complex, will raze Fitzroy's historic Lyric Theatre after getting approval from planning authorities.
Simon Johanson Luxury jeweller Cartier will upgrade its Collins Street store after striking a deal to move into a Mirvac-owned tower on the opposite side of the street from its current location in the prestigious...
Simon Johanson and Marc Pallisco Spotless chief executive Bruce Dixon, who last month announced he would step down from his top corporate job to help his son, Michael, with his hospitality businesses, will have another high-profile...
Simon Johanson Melbourne property player Harry Stamoulis will take advantage of heightened investor interest in the commercial office sector, moving to list two city buildings on Williams and Spencer streets.
Simon Johanson One of Melbourne's best-known dining destinations is on the market.
Simon Johanson Colourful businessman Frank Penhalluriack has struck a deal with retail giant Woolworths to develop a supermarket and apartment complex on his Caulfield building supplies site.
Simon Johanson Boutique property fund manager Vantage Property Investments has sold three industrial properties it brought with a "vulture" fund at the peak of the global financial crisis.
Simon Johanson Lake Eildon's houseboats are getting bigger and bigger.
Simon Johanson Supermarket chain Woolworths is trying again to find a buyer for a development site that has permits for a supermarket and an apartment complex.
Simon Johanson At least a dozen disused schools are set to be sold by competitive tender this year as government departments clear a backlog of land and buildings identified in an audit of state assets.
Simon Johanson A new tax on foreigners buying property in Victoria will add about $15,000 to the price of an average city apartment, the state government has revealed as it defends the extra stamp duty fee in the...
Simon Johanson Local appetite for supermarket-anchored shopping centres shows no sign of slowing down, fuelled by the low cost of debt.
Simon Johanson A building in A'Beckett Street has sold for well above the asking price.
Simon Johanson Landlords cannot pass on the cost of essential safety measures such as fire extinguishers, exit signs, compliance reports and sprinklers in their Victorian buildings as outgoings to commercial...
Simon Johanson The Labor state government's first budget will put put cranes in the sky, roads on the ground and tunnels in the earth but it didn't clarify who exactly will be affected by new taxes on foreign...
Simon Johanson The huge tower complex at 350 Queen Street will stand taller than the nearby Melbourne Central building.
Simon Johanson A $550 million makeover of the thriving, multicultural Preston Market that includes plans for 1500 homes in towers up to 28 storeys has been "compromised" by the local council, one of Australia's...
Simon Johanson The shakeout in retailing from the arrival of Emporium Melbourne is likely to continue for years as the city's newest centre jostles for key tenants with rival retail hub Melbourne Central.
Simon Johanson Singapore's largest private property developer will start construction on a $180 million master-planned community in Melbourne's north next week as it plans other property investments in Sydney.
Simon Johanson Two historic Collins Street buildings will be offered for sale together as local vendors take advantage of unprecedented buyer demand for Melbourne property.