Property Editor at The Age and BusinessDay journalist for Fairfax's theage.com.au, smh.com.au, watoday.com.au and brisbanetimes.com.au.
Simon Johanson One of Melbourne’s most distinctive art deco buildings in Spencer Street is for sale after recently gaining planning approval for a 38-storey residential tower.
Simon Johanson Dozens more schools, police stations and a hospital will be offloaded by the Napthine government as it builds a cash war-chest for infrastructure spending ahead of this year’s November election.
Simon Johanson The owner of a whole-floor penthouse apartment in the exclusive upper levels of Melbourne’s Eureka Tower is being sued for $75,000 after water allegedly flowed from the apartment’s pool...
Simon Johanson Minister Matthew Guy has sided with Ascenzo Industries, the developer behind a Coles-anchored project in Mernda, whose $47 million complex was rejected by the Victorian Civil and Administrative...
Simon Johanson Sydney-based fund manager Calibre Capital will divest one of St Kilda Road’s largest office towers.
Simon Johanson Thousands of near-new homes are cracking up in Melbourne's western and northern suburbs, leaving their owners facing financial ruin and long battles to fix them.
Simon Johanson Australia's largest home builders are on notice after a Victorian tribunal awarded a property investor nearly $300,000 for 'slab heave' faults.
Simon Johanson A $350 million mega-tower proposed for La Trobe Street will be double the size of any other Melbourne apartment building and the third largest in the world by floor area, if approved.
Patrick Bartley and Simon Johanson Racing identity and four-time Melbourne Cup winner Lloyd Williams will relocate his multimillion-dollar thoroughbred empire to the Mornington Peninsula and put his racehorse factory at Mount Macedon,...
Simon Johanson, Aisha Dow A public road in Docklands will be shrouded in a massive roof to pave the way for a new $1.5 billion office and apartment tower precinct, the masterplan reveals.
Simon Johanson Historic members' stand at Flemington Racecourse will be demolished to make way for a larger stadium under soon-to-be-finalised plans.
Simon Johanson Hundreds of apartments are set tower over Australia’s most famous horse race.
Simon Johanson Investors may have paid up to $34m for 'options' in a supposedly idyllic housing development.
Mark Hawthorne and Simon Johanson Essendon's supplements crisis has gripped Melbourne and set some of the city's highest-profile individuals on a collision course, but the men at the heart of the battle have more than football in...
Simon Johanson Two skyscrapers backed by state Planning Minister Matthew Guy have been scaled down by flight path restrictions over Melbourne.
Simon Johanson The fashion industry's latest high-profile victim, Lisa Ho, pocketed nearly $200,000 in taxpayer subsidies before collapsing, and ''jeans queen'' Bettina Liano was given $300,000 in ''innovation''...
Simon Johanson and Chris Vedelago A member of the wealthy Rowsthorn transport family has sold her Toorak mansion for $11.5 million in a boardroom auction that attracted 185 bids.
Benjamin Preiss, Chris Vedelago, Simon Johanson Two of the victims of a wall collapse in Melbourne's Carlton on Thursday are believed to be brother and sister.
Chris Vedelago and Simon Johanson The owner of the Carlton development site where two pedestrians were killed – and possibly some workers there – could face criminal prosecution if investigators determine the accident was caused by...
Simon Johanson First it was the Simonds Homes founders facing the prospect of digging up their new pool.