Both sides of the heritage argument are passionate in their views. WA Business News recently gathered some of the key heritage players together to discuss a raft of heritage issues, and maybe find some solutions. Tracey Cook reports.
IN a an unprecedented move the Heritage Council last month offered to make up a $150,000 profit shortfall to the developer of the controversial Court Hotel project if part of the Beaufort Street building was retained in the planned residential and retail
TEN years on from its last financial scandal exclusive Wembley Downs boys college, Hale School, has called in the police and auditors to investigate allegations of a funds deficit linked to its former director of finance and governance.
CONCERNS about the fire safety standards in some Perth nightclubs and other high-risk public buildings have prompted the City of Perth to consider establishing a risk management strategy to ensure building owners comply with current standards in the Build
IN a move that will take advantage of the strong demand for office accomodation in West Perth, new owners of the former CBH headquarters plan to extensively refurbish the property as part of a multi-million dollar redevelopment of the site.
ONLINE stockbroking firm and provider of complementary financial services, Australian Investment Exchange, formerly known as Sanford Securities, will relocate into the former Hartleys tenancy at 141 St Georges Terrace.
IN what will be a test of strength for the Perth apartment market, property developer Finbar is launching its $80 million joint venture apartment development in the popular riverfront Terrace Road precinct.
PROPERTY developer Mirvac Fini has purchased a development site in the riverside suburb of Maylands, joining the trend to move apartment developments out of the city into the eastern riverside precincts.
LISTED property developer Multiplex has entered into discussions with the East Perth Redevelopment Authority over its ambitious $50 million plus redevelopment proposal for the defunct Perth Entertainment Centre.
After a decade of little to no growth, Western Australia’s unique port city, Fremantle, has become the darling of developers and is poised to strengthen its position as an alternative regional centre to Perth.
DECENTRALISATION of tenants to suburban locations and the downsizing in corporate organisations has caused the Perth CBD office market to experience a negative net absorption over the past three years to September 2003.
CORPORATE interior design company, Interiors Australia, has relaunched as the IA Group to gain greater market recognition for its integrated services and to banish the image of corporate interior design as “cushion scatterering”.