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Gareth Hutchens and Simon Johanson The Reserve Bank has become so concerned about overheating property markets in Melbourne and Sydney that it is openly questioning whether bank lending practices are "conservative enough".
Simon Johanson The Kingswood Golf Course has been sold to unlisted Melbourne property fund manager ISPT for $125 million, Fairfax Media can reveal.
Simon Johanson The flood of apartments towers planned for Melbourne could see a corresponding peak in supply of new hotel rooms, the city's official construction monitor shows.
Simon Johanson The heat in Melbourne's land market has spread west, with Chinese-backed developers snapping up sites in Footscray with more sales expected.
Simon Johanson Recent changes to the law will make it easier to love your neighbour – or at least not fight with them over the back fence.
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...