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'Aesthetic disgrace': Proposed tower on casino site divides opinion

'Aesthetic disgrace': Proposed tower on casino site divides opinion

The tourism industry has offered strong support for a proposed 237-metre hotel and residential tower on The Star casino site, but not everyone is convinced of its benefits.

  • by Andrew Taylor

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The half-demolished home causing controversy in Kambah
Canberra

The half-demolished home causing controversy in Kambah

Demolition work started on the Livingston Avenue property several years ago, but has never been completed, and nearby residents are angry.

  • by Andrew Brown
Golf course owner stands firm despite community criticism of plan
Canberra

Golf course owner stands firm despite community criticism of plan

A large crowd at a public meeting cheered politicians who signalled their intention to stand against rezoning of Gold Creek golf course land.

  • by Blake Foden
Church at war with itself and locals over residential development
Religion

Church at war with itself and locals over residential development

A proposal to build apartments around the Wahroonga Adventist School has created a schism within the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

  • by Andrew Taylor
Council orders changes to West End development after community backlash
Brisbane

Council orders changes to West End development after community backlash

A proposal for a 12-storey u-shaped building with 446 units in inner-Brisbane does not meet Brisbane City Council's planning guidelines.

  • by Ruth McCosker
'Get the smug look off your face': Corkman cowboys could still build tower

'Get the smug look off your face': Corkman cowboys could still build tower

Magistrate hands out $600,000 in fines over asbestos, as Melbourne City Council asks planning minister to allow 40-metre height limit on much of the site.

  • by Clay Lucas
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Tax regime hinders build-to-rent sector
NSW residential property

Tax regime hinders build-to-rent sector

The burgeoning build-to-rent sector is being hamstrung by taxation issues even before the first property has been approved.

  • by Carolyn Cummins
'Breathing green facade' features in proposed West End development

'Breathing green facade' features in proposed West End development

Several commercial properties in West End would be demolished to make way for the proposed 145 units across two 12-storey towers.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Lawyers out as Pendolino threatens action over The Rocks development
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Lawyers out as Pendolino threatens action over The Rocks development

A dispute over a restaurant lease has pitted Sydney dining institution Pendolino against the developer behind a historic Circular Quay landmark.

  • by Kylar Loussikian
Bankrupt 'Gordon Gekko' scores development on government land
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Bankrupt 'Gordon Gekko' scores development on government land

A failed businessman who styles himself on <i>Wall Street</i> character Gordon Gekko is building a $26m hotel project at Mount Hotham.

  • by Chris Vedelago & Cameron Houston
Agents will have to reveal homes' horrible histories under new rules

Agents will have to reveal homes' horrible histories under new rules

Real estate agents would be prevented from concealing known facts about a property’s past, including if it had been used as a drug lab or was site of a murder.

  • by Benjamin Preiss