Tony Fini is renowned for his role in establishing one of Western Australia’s most successful property developers, the Fini Group. Now he’s turning his attention to a tourism project in Gingin as Julie-anne Sprague reports.
Critics of the State Government’s recent use of planning legislation to acquire land have argued that last week’s response by Government to a parliamentary report into voluntary acquisition of land fails to address the real issue confronting land holders.
The City of Perth is seeking urgent discussions with the Department of Culture and Arts to lobby for a site near the Perth Concert Hall as its preferred location of a planned $30 million theatre development.
The lag time between the signing of construction contracts and the start of work is having a negative effect on many builders, who say cost increases in labour and materials over that period are cutting into their profit margins.
The area around the intersection of Wellington and William streets will receive a much needed injection of life if a series of proposed developments in the area become more feasible as a result of pedestrian traffic generated by the William Street Station
Government take-up of floor space in Perth has increased more than any other sector in the 11 years from 1990 to 2001, according to a recently released report analysing the change in land use in the city.
Draft policy and legislation designed to protect wetlands has drawn strong criticism from industry bodies, which call it yet another intrusion on property rights for which land owners are not being compensated.