Reshuffle among property execs

Property players are recalibrating their executive teams across the city, with a series of high-profile moves punctuating new strategies in 2017.

Brookfield shows off latest in office design

Brookfield Property Partners has used the vacant level four at 108 St Georges Terrace to showcase the latest in international office design.

Relationships key to longevity

SPECIAL REPORT: Two home-grown WA building companies are celebrating four decades in the business this year.

Builders target niche opportunities

SPECIAL REPORT: Competition is ramping up among the state's commercial builders, as different strategies emerge to fill order books.

Malaysian developer acquires second Perth site

A major Malaysian property developer is eyeing Perth as a launchpad for an entry into the Australian market, off the back of a $14 million acquisition of a development site in Leederville.

Research stirs debate over apartment size

Fresh research shows apartment residents are increasingly moving towards larger dwellings, but one of the city's top sales executives says there remains a market for all apartment types.

15-year ban for Perth real estate agent

A Perth real estate agent who forged signatures on fake contracts to pocket $30,000 has been banned from working in the industry for 15 years.

Storage group outlays $17m on WA properties

National Storage REIT intends to acquire two properties in Perth for a combined $17 million while confirming plans to develop two further sites, believed to be at Yanchep and Martin.

Terrace gets taste of cheese, chocs

The evolution of The Western Australian Club's former premises at 101 St Georges Terrace is continuing, with Guylian Belgian Chocolates to open a cafe in the historic building next month.

Link Group to move up terrace to QV1

International share registry and shareholder management firm Link Group has inked a nine-year lease at office tower QV1, taking the building's occupancy rate past 90 per cent.

Gow questions builder's financial status

The building commissioner has put out a public warning against a local building company, saying its financial status warrants questioning.

Trevisan replaces Perrin at Property Council

TRG Properties executive Tanya Trevisan has been elected president of the Property Council of Australia's WA division, replacing Tony Perrin who left the role after just two months following his departure from Frasers Property Australia.

Finbar lodges plans for three Canning Bridge towers

Perth's largest apartment developer, Finbar Group, has applied to build a $350 million, triple-tower development at Canning Bridge, with the three-stage project to comprise up to 452 apartments.

New site aims to take the mystery out of buying land

Developers have a new avenue to sell vacant land in Western Australia, via a recent entrant into the increasingly crowded and competitive online property market.

Elizabeth Quay calling for Goh

The potential to create iconic developments at Elizabeth Quay may be proving a lure too attractive to resist for Malaysian developer Victor Goh.

Devwest, Stirling Capital move on student projects

Two student accommodation projects in Northbridge have moved closer to being built, after Devwest Group applied for approval to repurpose Telstra's headquarters, and Stirling Capital lodged paperwork for early works at its Stirling Street proposal.

Projects in danger of falling over as patchy conditions bite

Doubt has been cast over a wave of proposed apartment and hotel developments, with a patchy sales market forcing developers to apply for extensions to planning approvals for hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of projects.

Rise in Perth house prices tipped

A research collaboration between CoreLogic and ratings agency Moody's has predicted a turnaround in Perth's depressed property market this year, with a 2.8 per cent rise in detached house values foreshadowed.

GCS buys Melbourne business

Global Construction Services hopes to gain more exposure to the commercial construction sector on the east coast through the acquisition of a Melbourne-based business for $18.4 million in cash and scrip.

3 Oceans chief maps out Scarborough plan

Creating an iconic tourism-oriented development in the beachside suburb is just the beginning for 3 Oceans Property.