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CAROLYN CUMMINS 5:58pm CFS Retail Property Trust is to undertake a wide-ranging review of its business as it enters a new era as an independent company.
CAROLYN CUMMINS 6:04pm Diversified develosper and investor Mirvac has benefited from the housing boom, new acquisition and joint venture deals, to triple its full-year profit to $447 million to June 30.
Rebecca Thistleton 9:50am Strong residential sales and disposals contributed to Mirvac posting a spike in profit for the year, up from $139.9 million to $447.3 million.
CAROLYN CUMMINS Brisbane’s Waterfront Place office tower is to be offered for sale with a pricetag estimated at $600 million.
CAROLYN CUMMINS Food-anchored shopping centres proved a success with a 62 per cent rise in net profit to $85.2 million for the year.
SIMON JOHANSON The arrival of a host of international retailers and opening of Melbourne’s swank new Emporium shopping centre has taken a heavy toll on traditional suburban retail strips, with vacancy rates soaring on once-bustling streets.
SIMON JOHANSON Land prices in Melbourne’s city-fringe housing estates are at four-year lows and likely to stay that way as the state government ramps up new land releases, figures show.
Philip Hopkins RMIT’s New Academic Street project is more than just a big university revamp: it is changing the face of a large chunk of Melbourne’s central business district.
SIMON JOHANSON Four large apartment towers up to 34 storeys tall will be built on a key Melbourne gateway on the Yarra River next to Spencer Street under ambitious plans lodged with the state government.
Nicole Lindsay A 28-storey tower on the city's fringe will add to thousands of apartments proposed or being built across Melbourne.
A Swanston Street office building, situated halfway between the new Emporium shopping centre and the Bourke Street Mall has hit the market.
CAROLYN CUMMINS Construction and mining services group Watpac has returned to the black after posting an after tax profit of $17.9 million for the year to June, thanks to new contracts and a business restructure.
CAROLYN CUMMINS Investa Office Fund is set to reap the benefits of rising demand for smaller leases, and a strategic management focus, after posting a 16 per cent rise in net profit to $183.6 million for the year to June 30.
CAROLYN CUMMINS The booming double-digit house price growth could screech to a halt, according to Stockland, one of the country’s biggest residential developers, which is now forecasting rates of growth closer to 1 per cent.
CAROLYN CUMMINS A desire by consumers to be healthier and the growing trend to spend money on discretionary entertainment has triggered a 16 per cent jump in profit for gym and theme park owner Ardent Leisure.
CAROLYN CUMMINS Stockland’s chief executive, Mark Steinert, says the year ahead will be characterised by ‘‘greenfield’’ developments and the acquisition of assets in the residential, apartments and mixed use projects.
Property developer Stockland has lifted its full year profit five fold, due to improvements in the property market and the impact of a major writedown in its previous result.
Marc Pallisco A $400 million-plus mixed-use village with two skyscrapers rising 67 and 51 levels is mooted to replace a rundown car-park at 380 Lonsdale Street.
Stephen Crafti The Regional Community Health Hub, known as REACH, is the new ‘kid on the block’ at Deakin University’s Waurn Ponds Campus, on the outskirts of Geelong.
CAROLYN CUMMINS Owners Corporation Ltd has sold a 1209-sq m office at 17-23 Myrtle Street to a private investor for $5 million.
CAROLYN CUMMINS The announcement by GPT Group that it is planning to develop the air rights above its malls, starting at Melbourne Central, is another step in the evolution and revolution of shopping centres.
CAROLYN CUMMINS An Eastern Suburbs residential development site at 278 Bunnerong Road,✓ Hillsdale has been snapped up for $5.51 million by a local residential developer at a public online auction.
CHRIS JOHNSON The chief executive of the Urban Taskforce, Chris Johnson, supports the concept of businesses voting in council elections.
CAROLYN CUMMINS We all love to eat out and for CBD property owners that demand is proving a goldmine reports Carolyn Cummins.
CAROLYN CUMMINS Companies are looking to rent buildings with a point of difference reports Carolyn Cummins.
CAROLYN CUMMINS The NSW project and the housing market has raised construction indicators to high, according to a new report.
CAROLYN CUMMINS Meriton’s $190 million purchase from DEXUS indicates the interest for sites that can be converted.