Perth housing affordability improves: CoreLogic

Housing affordability in Perth continues to improve, according to a report from CoreLogic.

Landowner, WAPC in valuation fight

The Western Australian Planning Commission is weighing its options after losing a recent appeal against a Board of Valuers’ decision.

Perth rental vacancy rate improves

The Perth residential rental market continues to show signs of improvement, with the vacancy rate falling to 4.5 per cent in August, according to the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia.

The Village Margaret River on the market

Sirona Capital has engaged Colliers International and CBRE to offer its 5,706 square metre shopping centre in Margaret River to the market.

Cockburn terraces at Mojo a go go

The first stage of the Mojo Urban Living estate in Cockburn Central North was launched last week, offering the first terrace-style homes in the area.

Currency crises counted in dollars and sense

For every winner there’s a loser, and so it will be the case if the $A continues its downward trajectory.

Office sublease space ticks up

The first increase in Perth’s office sublease space in almost three years is an indication of growing confidence in the market, according to CBRE.

Building approvals slow in July

WA dwelling approvals are 9 per cent lower than 12 months ago, although they have improved moderately in the past three months.

Property Deals

August property deals.

High-tech, sustainable, future-proofed apartments

Owner-occupiers and investors increasingly look for technology and sustainability features when making apartment purchases.

WA real estate celebrated

Michelle Kerr, Daniel Gonzalez and Jay Standley were among the winners at the real estate industry awards held over the weekend.

Forrest Chase developer wins legal fight

The $110 million redevelopment of Forrest Chase is set to proceed unhindered after the Supreme Court granted an injunction against the owners of a neighbouring cafe, who had blocked work by head contractor Lendlease by staying open all night.

Profit growth for Peet

Property developer Peet has reported an increase in net profit after tax for the 2018 financial year, entering FY19 backed by a state government contract for a 220-hectare landholding in Brabham, near the Swan Valley.

Perth house prices rebound

North Fremantle, Claremont and West Leederville are among 12 Perth suburbs to record a growth in house price after experiencing price falls last year.

Demolition confirmed for Subiaco grandstands

The state government today confirmed a program of demolition and land preparation works worth $33 million for the decommissioned Subiaco Oval.

Cushman & Wakefield to manage Woodside HQ

International real estate services company Cushman & Wakefield has been appointed as facility manager of the new Woodside headquarters in Perth, with former Knight Frank director Bret Madden brought on to lead the on-site team.

Alcock, Fini in development Mode

Two of Western Australia’s property industry leaders, Dale Alcock and Tony Fini, have teamed up to deliver a 20-home development targeting the ‘missing middle’ in Perth’s residential market.

Experiential retail connections

SPECIAL REPORT: The reinvention of retail assets has taken centre stage when it comes to online competition, with centre owners, developers and tenants seeking to create experience-driven destinations.

Hotel operator sells Canning Hwy plot

ASX-listed Transmetro Corporation, the owner and operator of the Metro Hotels group, has sold a surplus landholding adjacent to its Metro Hotel Perth on Canning Highway for $3.18 million.

Shopping for experiences

SPECIAL REPORT: New retail property developments are driving offerings that capitalise on lifestyle needs, but five of the biggest projects are yet to push the button.

Retail assets prove value

SPECIAL REPORT: Investors are eyeing opportunities in the state’s retail property market.