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Waterman expands into Eastland mall
Flexible space provider Waterman Business Centres is expanding its footprint in shopping malls, with plans to open a facility at the Eastland shopping centre in suburban Melbourne next year. Australian Financial Review story here 0 Comments
World-first data reveals trend toward “The New Local”
As Australian cities and communities reach the seven-month milestone of living under COVID-19 restrictions, exclusive new data comparing Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney has revealed a stark contrast in how citizens have adapted their social and economic behaviour, signalling to leaders that a localised response should be a priority. Story here 0 Comments
Suburban offices swell as tenants rethink city towers
The country’s biggest private office landlord, Lang Walker, is keeping his billion-dollar property empire’s focus firmly on the suburbs as the pandemic prompts tenants to reconsider higher-priced city towers. Mr Walker, who founded Walker Corporation and has a reputation for astutely picking high and low points in the market, said 0 Comments
Logan’s and Redlands’economic future: new report
Regional Development Australia – Logan & Redlands Incorporated – have released a new report which outlines the many opportunities for the region, along with a number of its pressing infrastructure needs. The Regional Development Australia (RDA) Logan and Redlands Committee was appointed by the Australian Government to consider, coordinate and 0 Comments
City of Logan Rises as Industrial Powerhouse
The City of Logan continues to strengthen its position as an industrial powerhouse in south-east Queensland, attracting more than $1.7 billion of national and international investment during the last 18 months. Despite challenging global economic conditions, Logan’s industrial sectors have continued to push forward—building approvals have far exceeded the previous 0 Comments
$340 million vertical campus for Western Sydney Uni in Bankstown
Walker Corporation is working on a $340 million vertical campus in Bankstown ahead of final development approval anticipated in early December. The project, in partnership with Western Sydney University, will have capacity for up to 10,000 students and 1,000 staff and is expected to open in the second half of 0 Comments
Queensland Streets Ahead in Race to Create Smart Cities
Queensland has several flagship masterplanned communities under development, including Ripley, Springfield, Yarrabilba and although a little further away, Flinders. This puts the local government areas of Ipswich City Council and the City of Logan in an enviable position to lead the rest of the nation as benchmarks for creating truly 0 Comments
The 40 coolest neighbourhoods in the world
Every year, [Timeout] survey thousands of people around the globe to discover the world’s coolest neighbourhoods: the places that represent the spirit of the greatest cities on earth. These are the places to be for food and fun, art and culture, atmosphere and personality. Every year, there’s plenty of debate and 0 Comments
Medi hotel for suburban Chermside
Developer Limitless plans to build a 173-room medi-hotel in Brisbane as health-focused developments ramp up in the wake of Covid. The eight-storey development in Chermside, 9km north of the CBD, will provide temporary accommodation for people visiting the nearby Prince Charles Hospital and St Vincent’s Private Hospital. Full story here 0 Comments
Perth’s urban sprawl is already massive, but will it get any bigger?
Curtin University urban planning lecturer Dr Courtney Babb said he believed a shift towards working from home favoured suburban living. “Over a long period of time, it might change the dynamics about where people decide to buy a house,” he said… His university colleague Dr Shane Greive, who specialises in 0 Comments