Evan Jones to lead planning reform team

Planning Minister Rita Saffioti has recruited experienced town planner and urban designer Evan Jones to head a review that she hopes will deliver a more strategic and streamlined planning process.

Variety develops in Perth’s east

A seven-storey apartment project at Ascot Waters has added more variety to the market in Perth’s eastern suburbs, with the developer saying it has attracted potential buyers from other parts of the city.

Brolga buys Habitat 1

Interior design and construction firm Habitat 1 has been purchased by Broome-based builder Brolga Developments & Constructions.

Heritage-listed strip for sale

Five heritage-listed buildings on William Street have been put up for sale by the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (MRA), with offers open until December 18.

Inclusivity builds opportunity

AWB Building Co principal Graeme Kennedy cites the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme as the key driver of his decision to set up his business three years ago.

Notre Dame sets sights on Customs House

The University of Notre Dame Australia has entered into an agreement to purchase the heritage-listed Customs House building in Fremantle’s West End for an undisclosed sum.

Stockland strikes $91m deal

ASX-listed property group Stockland has invested $91 million in the purchase of more than 4,600 residential lots across three metropolitan corridors in Perth, comprising a total 385 hectares of land.

Mundijong and Cardup to become activity hubs

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale has prepared the release of 650 hectares as part of a project to develop industrial and commercial precincts in Mundijong and Cardup.

Forrestfield sites sell for $9m

Professional services firm JLL has brokered the sale of two Forrestfield industrial land holdings for a total of $9.4 million.

Real estate representative gets lifetime ban

A former real estate sales representative has been permanently banned from holding a Western Australian certificate of registration after the State Administrative Tribunal found she fabricated a se

Primewest lifts office market share

The $216 million sale of Westralia Square and the purchase of the Quadrant building for $175 million have been the largest-value office transactions of 2017 thus far.

Let there be light

Flexible workspaces, residential-like interiors and lighting matched to the body’s circadian rhythms are some of the design elements influencing commercial building fitouts in Perth.

Bentley, Gnangara industrial lots for sale

National dairy products supplier Lion is divesting some of its land holdings in Bentley, including a 2.9-hectare site, following its recent consolidation of the Masters Dairy depot as parts of its three-year growth plan.

Developers get out of the office

SPECIAL REPORT: Developers and investors are looking beyond office buildings to explore a variety of property opportunities across Perth.

Perth outer suburbs in the mix

SPECIAL REPORT: Developers, buyers and tenants are eyeing mixed-use precincts across Perth’s suburban property market.

Catching up to students’ housing needs

SPECIAL REPORT: A new wave of property developments is taking shape across Perth’s CBD, with more than $200 million worth of student accommodation projects in the pipeline.

Pop-up gives a taste of apartment living

Perth’s first pop-up apartment installation at Forrest Chase has been extended for one more day, offering visitors the chance to win a free month's stay at the Oracle apartments on Stirling Street as part of a 12-month social experiment.

WA projects receive national acclaim

The East Pilbara Arts Centre and the Gen Y Demonstration Housing Project have been recognised for their design excellence at the Australian Institute of Architects’ National Architecture Awards held in Canberra last night.

Brookfield committed to $1.1bn Elizabeth Quay project

Brookfield Property Partners today unveiled the design blueprint for its $1.1 billion twin tower development at Elizabeth Quay, following its entry into project delivery agreements. Click through to see animated fly through video.

Perth home prices flat

Perth home prices were flat in October, in line with the national picture, as Sydney turned downwards.