If Turnbull wants to really unleash Australia's potential, he should hire Martin Parkinson.
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 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 Melbourne's most prestigious Collins Street address is under siege from plans for a super-thin skyscraper alongside but analysis of property records show several other sites could also threaten its...
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.
Simon Johanson Melbourne's premium office tower 101 Collins has been given $30 million in upgrades to maintain its position among Australia's top office landmarks.
Simon Johanson The Prince Alfred Hotel in Carlton, which sold at a public auction in late March for $4.5 million, was bought by Melbourne University.
Simon Johanson Like many in development-dazed Melbourne, 101 Collins Street is fighting – and, so far, losing – a battle to protect its best asset: its million-dollar views are threatened by a 43-storey...
Simon Johanson Developers will need creative approaches to tap into different buyer segments or be able to sit and hold sites to ride out slow points in the market caused by oversupply.
Simon Johanson Shoppers may be in short supply as consumers keep a tight hold on their wallets but the investment frenzy in Melbourne's famed suburban shopping strips continues unabated.
Simon Johanson Boutique developer Adam Wulff bought one of Clifton Hill's last, and largest, mixed-use development sites at 120-138 Roseneath Street for more than $8.4 million.