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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 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 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.
Simon Johanson The sale of the Imperial Hotel – an imposing 19th century pub opposite the equally imperial seat of Parliament – on the corner of Spring and Bourke streets follows a slew of well-known...
Simon Johanson Bent Street in Bentleigh has experienced a mini property boom.
Simon Johanson One of Australia's largest private developers has formed a joint venture with a Malaysian developer Asia One to build a high-rise tower in Melbourne.
Simon Johanson Growing up dirt-poor in country Victoria gave Bert Dennis some guiding principles that have underpinned his entire business life.
Simon Johanson A gateway site on Port Phillip Bay has sold for $11 million and will be transformed into high-end apartments and an upmarket supermarket overlooking Station Pier.
Simon Johanson Adventure wear outlet Kathmandu will create a large new flagship store in the Galleria shopping centre, opposite its current main city store in Elizabeth Street.
Simon Johanson A Carlton development site with significant development upside has sold for $9.1 million.
Simon Johanson Soaring central city population growth from Melbourne's apartment boom has prompted Aldi to join a growing list of retailers looking for new CBD store spaces.
Simon Johanson Retail shops on Melbourne's suburban strips are changing hands on unprecedented yields as a wave of cheap money from a growing pool of investors pushes up prices.
Simon Johanson One of Australia's largest retail outfits, Solomon Lew's Premier Investments, has taken aim at Bridge Road landlords over excessive rents.
Simon Johanson Mid-tier apartment developer Trenerry Property Group is believed to have paid $40 million for a site in the booming West Melbourne precinct.
Simon Johanson Victoria's spiritualists are shaking off their earthly bonds.
Simon Johanson After coming to Australia with his family, Obaid Naqebullah's company is turning over $120 million worth of building work every two years.