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Cockram to build Katanning Health Service

Cockram Construction has won a $20.4 million contract for redevelopment of the Katanning Health Service.

Woschnak leaves rent.com.au

Founder and managing director of Perth-based online property portal rent.com.au Mark Woschnak has announced his immediate resignation from the business.

West Perth vacancy hits record high

Commercial landlords in West Perth are coming under increasing pressure to retain tenants, as the near-city suburb's office vacancy rate hits all-time highs.

Hospitality highlights Whitford City revamp

A new dining and entertainment precinct will open late next year in the northern suburbs, featuring up to 10 new restaurants and an eight-screen cinema complex.

Property price growth proves possible: Reiwa

Perth's residential property market may be enveloped in a cloud of doom and gloom, but the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia has released a list of eight suburbs across the city that recor

KPMG, CGU join race for office space

Global accounting giant KPMG and insurance group CGU have joined a host of firms searching through Perth's 400,000-plus square metres of vacant office space for new homes.

Australian home owners to become minority

The great Australian dream of owning a home is becoming more of a fantasy, with fewer than half of adults expected to become a home owner in the next few years.

Perth homes more affordable

Housing affordability in Perth improved 3.2 per cent in the June quarter amid slowing population growth and stagnant property values as Western Australia emerges from the post-resources boom slowdown. 

WA still in focus for big builders

National builders John Holland and Probuild are embracing new strategies to enhance their standing in the WA construction market.

Councils ramp up DAP protest

Community consternation over WA's planning and approvals system for big projects is looming as a key state election issue.

Residential vacancy rate at new high

Rental rates for residential properties in Perth have fallen by 23 per cent over the past three years, the largest fall for any major capital city since World War II, while the vacancy rate has hit a new high.

Fastbrick to build commercial bricklaying robot

Listed Perth company Fastbrick Robotics is moving a step towards disruption in the construction industry, with the company building a commercial prototype of its truck-mounted bricklaying robot.

New tower planned for Raine Square

One of Perth's newest office precincts is in line to get a fresh face, with Charter Hall seeking to build a second tower at Raine Square, part of a $150 million redevelopment plan.

WA house price falls to continue in 2017

House prices are expected to continue falling in Western Australia, with a survey of property professionals showing sentiment in WA is by far the worst of any state.

Peet in $37m Qld development

Peet will develop a 1,100-lot residential estate in Queensland after forming a joint venture with a Thai real estate developer.

Bassendean plans for eight storeys

LandCorp has released design guidelines for the redevelopment of Bassendean Oval, flagging development of up to eight storeys around the Swan Districts Football Club home ground.

This week's property round-up

Reiwa members reported a decrease in weekly sales to 528 this week.

Asbestos find sparks building review

The state government has flagged the possibility of a broad inquiry into the use of imported building materials after confirming today that roofing panels supplied by Chinese company Yuanda to Perth Children's Hospital contained asbestos.

Legal fight looms over tower rejection

The rejection by planning authorities of a 44-storey apartment proposal on Mill Point Road in South Perth is unlikely to be the last word in the battle over the contentious project.

Cedar Woods continues SA expansion

Cedar Woods Properties has won its second big job for South Australian government agency Renewal SA, having been appointed to redevelop 40 hectares of land at Port Adelaide.

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