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Simon Johanson Gyms, masseurs and beauty salons are challenging the CBD's traditional fashion and food sectors.
Simon Johanson The Pellicano Group has begun building a large speculative office building in Moorabbin.
Simon Johanson The former Melbourne Convention Centre on the Yarra River is set to be demolished.
Simon Johanson High-profile Malaysian entrepreneur Tony Fernandes has said he is looking to expand his Tune Insurance business into Australia.
Simon Johanson The Malaysian-based Tune Hotels chain will open a 225 room hotel and base its operational headquarters in Melbourne in November.
Simon Johanson Melbourne's population is booming but car-parking spaces are not matching growth.
Simon Johanson Former Macquarie executive leads consortium that is purchasing paper factory site.
Simon Johanson Melbourne CBD street-front shop vacancies rise to their highest levels in five years.
Simon Johanson The Supreme Court has overturned a decision by the building industry regulator that banned short-term tenants from occupying apartments in residential buildings.
Simon Johanson Between them Melbourne and RMIT universities are property gorillas.
Simon Johanson A combination of the falling dollar and growth in international education is expected to increase the need for student housing over the next three years.
Simon Johanson Syndicators and high-net-worth private investors are driving a pick-up in investment activity in Melbourne's city fringe and suburban office markets.
Simon Johanson Paul Mathis will complete a shake-up of 's Southern Cross railway when he opens a large restaurant at the station.
Simon Johanson The fashion industry's latest high-profile victim, Lisa Ho, pocketed nearly $200,000 in taxpayer subsidies before collapsing, and ''jeans queen'' Bettina Liano was given $300,000 in ''innovation''...
Simon Johanson The fashion industry's latest high-profile victim Lisa Ho pocketed nearly $200,000 in taxpayer subsidies before collapsing and jeans queen Bettina Liano was given $300,000 in innovation grants after...
Simon Johanson There are only seven houses – as opposed to apartments – in the CBD and one of the largest, at 680 square metres with a rooftop patio, is for sale.
Simon Johanson Amcor may be a step closer to selling its redundant Alphington factory after community groups moved to support proposed planning changes for the site.
Simon Johanson Collingwood's industrial heritage is a key element in the design of a 17-storey apartment project to begin construction in June on the former Yorkshire Brewery site in Robert Street.
Simon Johanson Australian property group Drapac is set to launch two investment funds to raise $50 million to invest in US real estate.
Simon Johanson A wealthy property investor who is selling three prime city development sites may nearly double his initial $47 million investment.