THE WA property market is clearly back on track after the GST-induced paralysis of late last year, with latest figures from the Department of Land Administration indicating an 86 per cent lift in property transfers since June 2000.
WITH upmarket housing developments, a growing industrial area, busy major port, a blossoming business and retail district, café strip and entertainment centres, Bunbury is now much more than that town you drive through to get to Margaret River.
STRICT State stamp duty laws are in the sights of the WA property industry.The industry says he complex and costly tax is deterring wholesale property trusts from investing in local properties and pushing them toward east coast investments.
WESTFIELD Innaloo will be the next suburban shopping centre to undergo a facelift. The 44-year-old shopping centre is to be expanded and refurbished by the Westfield Trust, which also owns the Galleria, Morley, and Carousel, Cannington.