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Planning proposal for Burwood five-tower development of up to 49 storeys given green light

February 19, 2019

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During the recent boom years of Sydney over the last half a decade in terms of both house price growth& construction, there is one suburb which has gone relatively unnoticed. To the locals, Burwood has historically always been the capital of the inner-west & the home of offices, major retail (Westfields, Burwood Plaza & the Burwood Road […]

Inside Sydney’s $250m new fish market at Blackwattle Bay and the 24-hour trading bid for Sydney's CBD

November 6, 2018

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The final design of Sydney’s new fish market has been unveiled with the $250 million harbour-side precinct to feature a roof inspired by fish scales. The new market will be located nearby the current Pyrmont precinct at Blackwattle Bay and will feature a timber and aluminium roof inspired by fish scales floating over the building, the NSW government said […]

Parkland, housing and retail bonanza in $3 billion Showground masterplan

September 26, 2018

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THOUSANDS of homes, commercial space and parklands have been revealed as part of a $3 billion residential project to revolutionise future living in the Castle Hill Showground precinct. The Showground masterplan, revealed exclusively by the Hills Shire Times, includes a proposal for 3600 apartments, with 720 homes dedicated to affordable housing for first-home buyers, service […]

Marsden Park: The Sydney suburb you’ve never heard of that’s having a massive transformation

August 13, 2018

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Home automation. Intercom. CCTV-security vision. Cinema. Function room. It also has wall-panel and smartphone app controls, run on one of the fastest internet networks in any residential building in Sydney. The mod cons, not to mention the striking contemporary architecture and interiors, look like they belong in a slick, new, inner-city, apartment block. In fact, […]

Game changers: Liverpool

July 24, 2018

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FROM its buzzing city centre to its rural fringes, Australia’s fourth oldest township is undergoing an unprecedented transformation. Major projects are announced on an almost weekly basis, with big business and investors recognising Liverpool’s potential as a vibrant place to work, live and play. The announcement that Liverpool will be home to Sydney’s second airport […]

Eastlakes: How one of the last ‘hidden gems’ of Sydney’s east is set for a $1 billion development

May 25, 2018

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Just when you thought every inch of the eastern suburbs had been buffed to a high sheen by renovators and developers, along comes a surprise package. Eastlakes is arguably one of the last hidden gems in the east. Eight kilometres south of the Sydney CBD, it’s home to about 7000 people, a scruffy-looking shopping centre and […]

How to get started in property development

March 16, 2018

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Property development can be a daunting yet highly rewarding challenge. WHY PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT? When you become a property developer, you: Save money – your project could cost 20% below market value Make money – you could make large development profits Get better rental returns – which helps pay the mortgage Obtain easier finance – on […]

NSW government reveals plans for new school, 3600 new homes in Rhodes East precinct

September 20, 2017

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Up to 3600 homes will be built in the already jam-packed inner-west suburb of Rhodes under new plans unveiled by the state government. A 20-year plan to further transform the heavily-developed suburb was announced by Planning and Housing Minister Anthony Roberts on Friday. A mix of apartment towers – up to 38 storeys high – and terrace houses have been proposed as […]

Sydney's master plan to get bigger and better

July 13, 2017

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In various city towers, bureaucrats are pondering to whom and when they should gift hundreds of millions of dollars, perhaps even billions, by the stroke of a rezoning pen. Meanwhile, ex-bureaucrats in developers’ offices are focused on how to become the main recipients of their former colleagues’ gifts, trying to second-guess the public servants and […]

Sydney councils will cash in if they offer fast housing development applications

May 18, 2017

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SYDNEY councils are so slow to approve development applications the Turnbull government is going to start offering them tens of millions of dollars in cash to fast track homes and rezone land. Treasurer Scott Morrison and Assistant Minister Angus Taylor will today announce a cash-splash for Western Sydney councils who can outline a plan to […]

Project Sydney: Building a city of dreams - Parramatta in the greatest growth boom in its history

October 17, 2016

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TWO busloads of people move to Parramatta every week, with good reason, with the city set to become the new “Southbank of Sydney” as it ­finally makes the most of its prime riverfront location. A Pricewaterhouse­Coopers (PwC) study conducted for Parramatta Council, and exclusively obtained by The Daily Telegraph, has identified the massive growth outlook […]

Project Sydney: Olympic Park will be our new golden mini-city

October 9, 2016

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SYDNEY Olympic Park will be transformed into a 24/7 mini-city within 14 years — with 45-storey residential towers, a thriving shopping/cafe precinct, 17,000 new jobs and 10 times its current population. The Baird government’s 2030 Master Plan for Olympic Park shows that it will become a centre for Sydneysiders to live, work and play. Revelations […]

Why Chinese buyers are so interested in Australian property

September 27, 2016

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The pull of Australia’s lifestyle and education system are not the only reasons Chinese buyers are heading here – there are also factors pushing people and their dollars thousands of kilometres from home. China’s former one-child policy and their highly pressurised education system are driving interest to Australia, according to an RMIT study. Why are some Chinese families so wealthy? The former policy created a “doubled-up” […]

Botany Bay Council and Rockdale are merged together, Local Government Minister announces

September 19, 2016

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BOTANY Bay and Rockdale councils have been dismissed and a new merged entity called Bayside Council will take its place with a State Government appointed administrator at the helm. Just after 2pm today, Local Government Minister Paul Toole proclaimed the new Bayside Council which followed last week’s decision in the Supreme Court to throw out […]

NSW government seeks submissions for Sydney Fish Market site

September 5, 2016

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The NSW government has sought pitches from commercial property agents for the sale of the Sydney Fish Market site. UrbanGrowth NSW is believed to have requested submissions from agents as it seeks to unlock more development at the $20 billion Bays Precinct in Sydney’s inner west. The redevelopment of the fish market site — to […]

‘Five Dollar Dream Home’ Multi-Million dollar Sydney property being given away to one lucky punter

August 18, 2016

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With property prices in Sydney so insane, it’s become obscene. Odds of getting into the market for the right price, in the right location is similar to winning the lottery. Now, the RSL has taken that feeling to its literal extreme, and will give away a $4 Million Dollar home on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, for […]

WHAT CRASH? Property prices in Sydney and Melbourne continue to roar

August 18, 2016

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Australian capital city house prices continued to push higher in July, according to latest data released by CoreLogic on Monday. The group’s Home Value Index rose by a further 0.8% last month, leaving capital city house prices up 6.1% from a year earlier. Not only are prices now at the highest level on record, they […]

Why you should consider investing in commercial property

August 16, 2016

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Commercial property can be a great investment, especially for investors who are seeking cash flow. An investor who owns residential property would consider themselves lucky if they could get a rental return of 4% pa on a house and 5% pa on a unit/flat/townhouse. However, commercial property can provide for much higher rental returns. It’s […]

Remarkable Sydney auction property market heads back into boom territory

August 15, 2016

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Boom-time buyer momentum has returned in earnest to Sydney, with the auction market producing a remarkable result at the weekend, supercharged by lower interest rates and surging investors. Sydney recorded its highest weekend clearance rate in more than a year and the second consecutive weekend spike since the Reserve Bank decided to cut interest rates to a record low […]

Why all the best properties never go to auction

August 15, 2016

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SPRING selling season is just a few weeks away, but if you’re planning to spend your Saturdays hitting auctions, you might want to think again. With record low interest rates and stock shortages in Sydney and Melbourne, the market is heating up again, with a record number of property selling for $1 million or more. […]