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Simon Johanson and Marc Pallisco End of Victoria's car industry will spark a slow but seismic shift for some industrial property markets and impact on values, agents say.
Simon Johanson Shift to inner-city living, rising consumer confidence boosts besieged suburban shopping streets.
Simon Johanson Werribee Plaza is to get makeover that will add 35,000 square metres to the shopping centre, and get a new name.
Simon Johanson The much-maligned Docklands precinct has turned a corner. Literally.
Simon Johanson Love thy neighbour, preaches the Bible. But in cases where that isn't possible for Melburnians, the state attorney-general is making it easier for them to resolve differences.
Simon Johanson The Salvation Army has put its 11-storey Parkville training college on the market ahead of its move to a new location in Ringwood this year.
Simon Johanson Commercial property professionals will no longer be required to hold a real estate agent's licence for large property transactions under Victorian government reforms.
Simon Johanson Mortgagee fire sale of property in Metung and Paynesville may spark a local building boom, according to agents.
Simon Johanson Melbourne’s vacancy rates are soaring as a surge in inner-city development adds thousands of apartments to the rental market.
Simon Johanson Australian subsidiary of large Singaporean property developer buys 12-level office building in St Kilda Road for $45.28m.
Simon Johanson Prime development conditions deliver two large unlisted property players record profits, with one using the money on a $48 million private plane.
Simon Johanson Malaysian newcomer UEM Sunrise Berhad will build two high-rise towers at 224-252 La Trobe Street that will soar 78 levels above the city on a site it bought just two months ago.
Simon Johanson Housing is at its most affordable level in a decade despite recent rises in home prices, the latest index says.
Simon Johanson A Queensland syndicate has snapped up Virgin Active's Bourke Street fitness premises in Melbourne for $20 million.
Simon Johanson The Art Series Hotel Group is expanding its national and regional footprint with a new hotel in Adelaide and a smaller ''studio'' hotel in Bendigo.
Simon Johanson CPA pulls a deal giving Dexus and its Canadian pension fund partner exclusive right to takeover talks.
Simon Johanson Shopping centre changes hands as investors target non-discretionary retail properties.
Simon Johanson Fairfax Media has appointed Antony Catalano as the chief executive its standalone Domain real-estate business.
Simon Johanson First home borrowers are at record lows as they face skyrocketing property prices, the struggle to save a deposit and investor competition.
Glenda Kwek, Simon Johanson A record plunge in first-home buyer activity has sparked calls for a national debate on housing affordability.