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 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.
Simon Johanson Small congregation of Melbourne's Welsh Church can expect a $16 million windfall when land abutting the 1871 Gothic Revival building is sold.
Simon Johanson Frank Dixon, who designed and built one of the Great Ocean Road's most-photographed attractions is 'sad' but resigned it will be torn down this week.
Simon Johanson What better time than Christmas to buy a church? And there has been a steady stream going on the market in Victoria this year.
Simon Johanson Nearly 4000 homes under the hammer in a pre-Christmas rush over the next 28 days.
Simon Johanson Major overhaul reduces anti-social behaviour and regenerates neighbourhoods.
Simon Johanson Falling property values might not be reflected in recent local body rate hikes.