Grand Central, 26 Railway Road Subiaco (1) Located in the new Subi Centro commercial precinct, this building is close to shopping, transport and entertainment facilities. The

Seaside the model for Ellenbrook

A UDIA study tour in the US will this week visit Seaside, Florida, which is considered not only to be a model for new urban planning, dubbed ‘new urbanism’, but was also the setting for Hollywood film, The Truman Show.

Air-cell fills niche with fibre-free technology

WHEN Brian Tikey was presented with a piece of satellite insulation material developed by NASA in 1996 he recognised more than just the technological achievement of the US’s space agency – he saw potential.

Austral and Midland unruffled by BGC plan

THE State’s two major brick producers say they are not concerned by BGC’s planned brickworks operation, which could be up and running in the next couple of years.

Lester eyes the finishing tape

AS the 10th anniversary of his decision to sell Growth Equities Mutual approaches, WA property investment legend Dick Lester is again contemplating the handover of a business he has founded and grown.

Princeton experience positive for Satterley

THE Satterley Property Group emerged as something of a white knight for Menzies Court two years ago, providing the $30 million worth of

A past worth revisiting

FOLLOWING extensive community consultation, the master plan for the Fremantle Prison Heritage Precinct is awaiting formal approval before redevelopment of the site can get under way.

Inner-city top 10

RESIDENTIAL property group Pro Property has released a list of the ‘top 10 most desirable attributes’ that buyers and investors look at when considering purchasing inner-city apartments.


QV1, 250 St Georges Terrace Perth (1) Located in the heart of the CBD, current tenants include Freehills, Clayton Utz, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Worley. The 38-storey tower

Acting on heritage concerns

DEVELOPERS have been advised to engage in negotiations over Aboriginal heritage issues at an early stage in the development process to avoid the possibility of construction delays or prosecution.

Developers’ levy off the agenda

THE WA Parliamentary Accounts Committee will head to Broome this week as it continues its examination of developer contributions to infrastructure costs associated with land development.

Strip shopping tops retail rents

CLAREMONT’S Bay View Terrace and Rokeby Road in Subiaco are Perth’s contribution to a new list of the 20 most expensive suburban shopping strips in Australia in which to operate.

Remuneration growth a steady 4pc

RESEARCH into remuneration for property professionals indicates continuing strong growth, with 97 per cent of companies reporting an increase in remuneration since last year.

Building on strength

CAPITAL works projects announced in the State Budget are expected to sustain the strong activity shown in the commercial building sector over the past year.

Leasing Opportunities

416 Roberts Road Subiaco (1) Currently under construction, the premises are located at the junction of Roberts Road and Hood Street. This site is close to public

An eye to the future

LAST month’s State Government decision to abandon plans to sink the rail network was a blow to many proponents of increased residential development in Northbridge.

Leasing opportunities

Durack Centre, 263 Adelaide Terrace Perth AXA Centre, 111 St Georges Terrace Perth 172 St Georges Terrace Perth

Debate resumes over bypass

THE future of the land designated for the Fremantle Eastern Bypass is currently being used as a political football, leaving some doubt about the legal responsibility of real estate agents who may play a role in its possible sale.

National planning forum seeking local comment

SEVEN years after a Federal Government report into small business recommended regulatory reform of Australia’s planning and development processes, a planning model has been released for public comment.

Deloitte finds ‘fit’ at Woodside

A STRONG period of staff growth and the need for offices that better reflect the nature of the practice have prompted major accounting firm Deloitte to relocate its Perth operations from Central Park to Woodside Plaza.

Government under fire over land tax burdens

SPECULATION that the State Government will offer stamp duty relief in the budget on May 6 has prompted industry groups to intensify calls for further easing of the burden on property buyers