Sydney Airport Corporation, the owner of the city's airport at Mascot, is unlikely to participate in the construction or running of the new airport at Badgerys Creek, a global ratings agency says.
Jacob Saulwick is City Editor at The Sydney Morning Herald.
A Woollahra councillor has warned colleagues they could be undermining the financial position of the council if they continue with a High Court challenge to a proposed merger.
The pulsating property market and the rezoning of land by councils drove up value across Sydney and NSW.
Proposed changes to the state's planning laws have received a mixed reception among developers, planners and representatives from local government.
Long-awaited changes to the state's planning laws will mean councils will determine fewer development applications, but will be responsible for more regularly and clearly devising planning controls for local areas.
Western Sydney's struggle to cool down is set to heat up this year, with a mini-plebiscite and multiple reviews to determine the future of the region's swimming pools.
The glamorisation of the real estate profession seems awry on a host of levels.
"We aren't sugar-coating this," says Andrew Constance. "This is going to test people's patience.
Home owners who challenged the compulsory purchase of their property by government agencies in court tended to receive payments larger than what they were offered previously, according to an analysis by the NSW Parliamentary Research Service.
Philip Thalis, the original Barangaroo designer, on why architects and similar professions need to air their view on projects, such as the controversial Crown casino.