Two previously-rejected South Perth apartment proposals will be reassessed by planning authorities next week, with local developer Sirona Capital and a private Singaporean group scaling back their towers in efforts to win approval.
Fini Group has been given the green light to restore Shenton Park’s Victoria House, with the heritage-listed former hospital to become a retail and hospitality precinct which will be integrated with 81 new dwellings.
The latest data from Perth’s rental market suggests landlords could potentially look forward to rising rents in coming months, with vacancies continuing to decline while leasing activity ramps up across the city.
National trucking giant Linfox is providing a major test for the validity and robustness of local government policies requiring developers to contribute to public art to win approval for major projects.
A focus on safety and efficiency has helped Tensa Equipment spin-off Roborigger win an unprecedented three of four sponsored platinum awards at this year’s Innovator of the Year ceremony, including the Business News ‘Great for the State’ award.
Subiaco’s apartments market is running hot, with Blackburne racking up rapid sales success at its $280 million One Subiaco development and boutique developer Celtic Properties launching an 82-dwelling development on Roydhouse Street.
Contractors Georgiou Group, Ertech and Piacentini & Son have delivered a mixed bag of profit results in the 2018-19 financial year, with Ertech and Piacentini recording large improvements and Georgiou performing below expectations.
Shopping centre owner-developer Con Berbatis has unveiled a $100 million-plus plan to redevelop Kardinya Park Shopping Centre, with preliminary designs calling for apartments, a cinema and a comprehensive suite of food and beverage and recreational facilities.
Planning Minister Rita Saffioti has confirmed the state government will assess whether Finbar Group’s Civic Heart proposal in South Perth should have been approved, while at the same time another planning flashpoint is emerging in Melville.