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Simon Johanson Downsizing baby boomers are leading a trend towards bespoke apartments in upmarket developments.
Simon Johanson Land values in Melbourne's city centre continue to soar as competition intensifies.
Simon Johanson Commercial office transactions in Melbourne's CBD could reach a record $2.25 billion peak.
Simon Johanson The smallest shop in Melbourne has sold for, nearly but not quite, the city's highest price.
Simon Johanson It's the smallest shop in Melbourne and, likely, among the most expensive.
Simon Johanson Australia's suburbs and regions are next growth sector for serviced apartments as the weight of offices and workers shifts to city fringes, the Quest group says.
Simon Johanson and Chris Vedelago The weekend's bumper auction result will set the tempo for the remainder of this year, amid concerns that Australia's housing market is at risk of overheating.
Simon Johanson One of Melbourne's greenest office buildings has changed hands for $33.55 million.
Simon Johanson Melbourne's premier retail development has 90 per cent of its tenant income secured despite city's subdued leasing environment.
Simon Johanson The state government should review property taxes and take a greater role in driving urban renewal, the Property Council of Australia's newly appointed Victorian president Lorenz Grollo said.
Simon Johanson A surge in recent leasing activity suggests Docklands' long retail drought may be breaking.
Simon Johanson Deal Corporation forges ahead with transformation of former mental asylum into housing haven.
Simon Johanson Strong demand for industrial property has prompted a spate of recent offerings.
Simon Johanson Home values have risen above the previous high set during the 2010 property boom, led by strong growth in Sydney and Melbourne.
Simon Johanson A five-tower apartment development gained approval to replace a Smorgy's shortly after it was incinerated.
Simon Johanson Well-known seafood restaurant Bacash is for sale after the failure of a business relationship.
Simon Johanson Melbourne's much-loved Albert Park may soon be ringed by apartment developments.
Simon Johanson Food franchises that have reached a saturation point in Sydney are coming to Melbourne.
Simon Johanson Another tall building proposed for King Street continues trend towards skyscrapers on small city sites.
Simon Johanson A Victorian trade mission to south-east Asia will create $144m in export benefits over two years.