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Simon Johanson What makes a town centre tick? A clock, among other things, says architect and community advocate Dean Landy.
Simon Johanson Viva Energy, formerly known as Shell Australia, is the latest blue-chip tenant to make the leap from suburbs to city in a trend driven by high CBD incentives.
Simon Johanson Melbourne Airport is the sleeping giant of construction in Victoria spending $420 million last financial year, with outlays set to almost double this financial year.
Simon Johanson About 100 apartments are expected to be built in two buildings next to Jewell Railway Station in Brunswick as part of a government push to rejuvenate infrastructure.
Simon Johanson Business confidence will take a hit and future infrastructure projects will face increased costs if the ALP follows through on its vow to dump the East West Link project if it wins the November...
Jenny Wiggins and Simon Johanson Melbourne cargo charges could double over the next two years, raising prices of imported goods for consumers as the privatisation of Australian container ports pushes up rents, logistics group Qube...
Simon Johanson A slowdown in speculative development and better tenant retention are behind a recent decline in industrial vacancy rates, according to consultants Urbis.
Simon Johanson Global transport and logistics group TNT has started construction on a super hub' near Melbourne Airport.
Simon Johanson AIMS Property Fund is close to selling its 492 St Kilda Road office, with the asset in due diligence to an undisclosed buyer.
Simon Johanson Sydney billionaire Lang Walker is making plans to begin work on a fifth tower, the last in his $1.5 billion-plus Collins Square project in Melbourne's Docklands precinct.
Simon Johanson The site of the Kingswood Golf Club in Dingley has been sold to a well-known developer for more than the original $80 million forecast asking price, club officials say.
Simon Johanson An 80 metre-long Supersonic artwork has been installed in Docklands without proper planning approvals in an oversight that has left Walker Corporation yellow-faced.
Simon Johanson One owns an island, another half a dozen rental properties, and the third a block of flats.
Simon Johanson A freestanding Woolworths supermarket in Toorak has sold for more than $12 million on a near-record low yield below 3 per cent.
Simon Johanson One of Melbourne's largest inner-city land sales has become bogged down in negotiations, but the owner of the former Bradmill denim factory who stands to make a potential $120 million windfall...
Simon Johanson The relentless rise of tall towers appears set to encroach on the doorstep of Melbourne's famed Queen Victoria Market.
Simon Johanson The flow of corporates leaving Melbourne’s suburbs to take up space in CBD offices may accelerate next year as the suburban car parking levy bites.
Simon Johanson Retail rents in some suburban shopping strips may need to drop by up to 50 per cent before struggling streets will return to their former glory, agents say.
Simon Johanson Marina, Park, River and now Wharf's Entrance. The final precinct in Mirvac's Yarra Edge development will launch in October with the 228-unit Forge apartment building, 11 riverfront homes and seven...
Simon Johanson A plumbing industry auditor's $10 million contract with Victoria's building regulator has been terminated and the matter referred to police following audit irregularities.