DELAYS in the Town Planning Appeals Tribunal process have long been the bugbear of the development industry, however, the appeals tribunal has recently undergone fundamental changes and it appears protracted delays may become a thing of the past.
WITH less than three weeks to the implementation of the Western Australian Government’s energy efficiency housing rating scheme on July 1 the construction industry is bracing itself for significant delays in building application approvals.
AFTER years of lacklustre growth and playing second fiddle to southern regional centres, the Mid-West regional city of Geraldton is experiencing a change in fortunes. And investors are beginning to take note.
WITH the lifestyle themes becoming more important in the marketing of residential estates, it is common for these developments to be built around recreational facilities such as golf courses, ornamental lakes or marinas.