An inner-city suburb on the Brisbane River could be home to the “greenest residential building in the world” with ambitious plans currently under review by the city’s council.
OPINION: High-density living gets a bad rap in Australia – largely because we’ve not been particularly good at it.
Sydneysiders are justifiably proud of their home. But like any other admired metropolis, its reputation and prosperity are not just about its landmarks and tourist attractions.
The federal government and state government of Western Australia have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on city deals, starting with Perth.
Monday’s headline in The Sydney Morning Herald – Sydneysiders in revolt over development as two-thirds declare the city is ‘full’ – decidedly captured the community’s response to the government’s high population growth projections and accompanying urban renewal areas.
The Sydney Morning Herald’s article on Sydneysiders “in revolt” over development is interesting, but the numbers need to be taken with a grain of salt.
Should real estate agents and property developers be prohibited from being councillors?
The Andrews Labor Government The Andrews Labor Government has established its new agency to lead the development, renewal and revitalisation of public land in Victoria. Minister for Major Projects Jacinta Allan today announced the formal commencement of Development Victoria. Development Victoria brings together the skills and expertise of Places Victoria and Major Projects Victoria to […]
HOUSING: Brendan Condon had a passion to create a new eco-development on Victoria’s Bass Coast that targets high sustainability and community outcomes. Finding Danny Almagor and Berry Liberman’s company Small Giants as a backer is finally turning that passion into reality. Brendan Condon had worked for developers restoring wetlands, rivers and creeks for major estates. […]
Mirvac’s 200 George Street HQ has become the first Australian building to get certified under the WELL Building Standard, achieving a GOLD rating. The announcement coincided with the annual Green Cities conference, where the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) also revealed plans to allow any type of building to become WELL-certified. 200 George Street already […]
Mirvac has today (Thursday) launched its 220-apartment One Planet Living development on the old Marrickville Hospital site in Sydney’s inner-west.
UPDATED 16 June 2015 – A fourth Environmental Upgrade Agreement in City of Sydney was signed this week, to fund a $1.2 million energy efficiency infrastructure upgrade for the historic Readers Digest Building in Surry Hills. The upgrade will be done by NuGreen Solutions and PM Fox with support from AG Coombs and Lumex and is expected […]