Simon Johanson

Simon Johanson

Property Editor at The Age and BusinessDay journalist for Fairfax's theage.com.au, smh.com.au, watoday.com.au and brisbanetimes.com.au.

Cape Schanck brewery plans draw protest despite tourism, job hopes

Simon Johanson Plans for a boutique brewery on the picturesque Mornington Peninsula have alarmed locals.

Halt retail building surge, says IGA chief

The Age News
Picture by Wayne Taylor 
20th September 2012
Ritchies IGA CEO Fred Harrison.

Simon Johanson Head of Ritchies IGA wants a two-year moratorium on building new retail space.

Butchery's sale a rarity on the block

Leo Donati with son Marcelo.

Simon Johanson Leo Donati's Carlton butcher shop is an institution both for its operatic tastes and longevity.

New home buyers, investors shun housing market

Housing mortgages

Simon Johanson New home buyers and investors are giving up on the housing market, official figures show.