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Simon Johanson Millions of dollars in deposits from hundreds of apartment owners in Melbourne’s most controversial skyscraper might need to be repaid if a rival developer succeeds in getting the super...
Simon Johanson Australand and the Department of Human Services have submitted plans for a 9-storey apartment block, part of the rejuvenation of Carlton's run-down public housing precinct.
Simon Johanson A Property Council report has found the industry contributed $25 billion of the state's $280 billion in economic activity in the 2013 financial year.
Simon Johanson Twenty-five years on, Villawood Properties continues to add to its impressive land bank.
Simon Johanson and Nicole Lindsay Melbourne developers are competing with offshore operators for sites in the city and the suburbs as international buyers spend big.
Simon Johanson The Brunswick Street building called Kindness House in Fitzroy owned by former Citibank vice president and philanthropist Phil Wollen has changed hands for $15 million.
Simon Johanson Daniel Grollo's high-profile Grocon Group has recorded a substantial loss after a drop in active projects and delays in getting new ones off the ground.
Simon Johanson One of Australia’s largest cold storage businesses will see a 30 per cent boost in exports over the next four years now the China free trade agreement is signed.
Simon Johanson After letting it sit idle for six years, one of the city's biggest landowners Melbourne University has moved to rezone and redevelop the former Royal Women's Hospital site.
Simon Johanson One of the Melbourne's more enduring family-owned development companies has lodged plans for a soaring 80-level city skyscraper, adding to the long list of 43 proposals to be considered by whatever...
Simon Johanson The well-known Hilton on the Park opposite the Melbourne Cricket Ground will change its name to Pullman Melbourne on the Park after being taken over.
Simon Johanson A spike in activity in Melbourne's CBD fringe office market has seen a record $1.58 billion in transactions over the year to September, as yields firm by up to 50 basis points across the broader...
Simon Johanson The City of Melbourne has failed to curb short-stay apartments in Dockland's Watergate building after a landmark three-year dispute and more than $346,000 in legal bills.
Simon Johanson Melbourne's new suburbs will get at least 90 new full-line supermarkets and 1395 speciality stores in 77 town centres that have either been approved or are being drawn up as authorities near the...
Simon Johanson Planning authorities have knocked back a pair of silver and bronze twin towers that were set to soar 12 storeys above Camberwell Junction, echoing past high-rise battles in Melbourne's blue-chip...
Simon Johanson Another city watering hole is set to fall under to a developer's hammer after the Corkman Irish Pub sold for $4.76 million - $1.56 million above its reserve.
Simon Johanson The headquarters of Melbourne's anarchists will soon lie in the shadow of new apartments, writes Simon Johanson.
Simon Johanson Live music lovers have sounded the alert as another of Melbourne's iconic venues, the Prince of Wales Hotel in St Kilda, is offered for sale.
Simon Johanson Melbourne's greenfield land sales have reached levels last seen in 2010 but the stronger demand has not pushed up prices, according to an industry-wide survey.
Simon Johanson The city's record number of proposed skyscrapers shows no sign of slowing as interests associated with Melbourne's largest private apartment developer Central Equity lodge plans for another 50-level...