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.
The State’s oldest department, originally known in 1829 as the Survey Office of the Swan River Colony, and most recently known as the Department of Land Administration (DOLA), has made the move to a statutory authority.
Recent data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics have further supported industry assertions that the real estate market is stabilising after a sustained period of growth, and is in positive territory, despite a decline in affordability.
With speculation mounting over the date of the next election in Western Australia, the local division of the Property Council has written to the State’s politicians with eight questions it feels embody the key policy issues that affect the property indust
In an effort to avoid controversy of the kind surrounding the proposed development of the Cottesloe Beach Hotel, owners of the Ocean Beach Hotel (OBH) have commissioned three development proposals and sent them to local residents for feedback.
More expensive labour and materials contributed significantly to the rise in building costs during the past 12 months, according to a survey by accounting firm Bentleys MRI and the Master Builders Association.
The Subiaco Redevelopment Authority’s (SRA) support of social and economic diversity has found expression with the news that Edge Employment Solutions is to establish a new headquarters in Subi Centro.