Shares in robotics company FBR have fallen nearly 13 per cent today, after more than 40 per cent of shares were voted against both the remuneration report and performance rights plan at the Perth-based company’s annual meeting.
A crackdown on lending by Australian banking regulators has placed further pressure on Western Australian homebuilders, with a decline in housing finance in the state extending to a sixth consecutive year.
Property group Blackburne has released further details of its planned development of the Pavilion Markets site in Subiaco, with its plans including a reduced number of apartments spread across three buildings.
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Swedish construction company Serneke Group, which has annual turnover of $940 million, has established a foothold in the local market by purchasing an equity stake in Nedlands firm Consortium Builders.
The redevelopment of the former New Esplanade Hotel near Elizabeth Quay is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2019, with the new facility set to feature a rooftop bar and co-working spaces.
BGC Australia has agreed to sell the Aloft Perth hotel and associated office development in Rivervale to Singapore-based Hiap Hoe Ltd for $100 million, but is still chasing a buyer for a second, larger hotel it developed, The Westin Perth.
Property industry bodies have congratulated the McGowan government on passing the Strata Titles Amendment Bill 2018 through Parliament, which it says will bring a range of benefits for strata living arrangements through better regulation of strata managers and improved dispute resolution processes.
Construction and engineering contractor Georgiou Group has lifted its annual profit and turnover and tipped a positive outlook, helped by recent contract wins at Perth Airport, in the Pilbara and on the east coast.