The West Australian The latest population figures, which show Perth had the biggest jump in population growth last year, have prompted calls to expedite the State Government’s proposal to expand the city’s ferry system. Australian Bureau of Statistics data revealed Perth’s population increased by 3.6 per cent last financial year, with more than 81,000 people […]

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Business News Witchcliffe Ecovillage has won the major prize at the Urban Development Institute of Australia national awards. The housing project, delivered by Perron Group’s development arm and Mike Hulme’s Sustainable Settlements, was recognised as one of the most sustainable urban developments in the world. Described as the culmination of a 22-year association between Mr Hulme […]

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The West Australian WA projects have dominated national urban development awards, with One Subiaco tower recognised as the nation’s best apartment high-rise and Witchcliffe ecovillage deemed the best overall project in the country. WA projects won four categories in the prestigious Urban Development Institute of Australia awards in Melbourne on Wednesday night. It is considered […]

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The Property Tribune There are many reasons why Western Australia needs a greater diversity of housing across the continuum. Affordability, shrinking family sizes, aging population, environmental constraints and supply issues all factor into the equation when it comes to the growing need to deliver a range of housing choices to suit different household’s needs. According […]

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ABC News Perth’s inner-city schools are bursting at the seams due to increasing enrolments and parents are angered the state government’s upgrades to the aging infrastructure aren’t doing enough to ease the problem. Put simply, the significant stress on aging school infrastructure is the unintended problem child of poor town planning. “There is a significant […]

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Australian Property Investor Magazine Investors are heading west as Perth’s relative affordability, strong economic conditions and continued population growth fuel demand for housing across Western Australia’s capital. The latest figures from UDIA WA’s Urban Development Index show that lot sales increased by a massive 92 per cent over the last 12 months, with 2,440 lots […]

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Domain Demand for housing is booming across Perth, with new figures from the Urban Development Institute of Australia in WA revealing a 92 per cent increase in the number of new land sales over the past 12 months. According to the institute’s Urban Development Index for the December quarter 2023, new land sales in the […]

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The West Australian Despite a crisis of confidence in the building sector, the house-and-land package dream is being revived, with Perth recording its largest number of land sales in more than three years. The rise follows a period of poor sales, as buyers shied away from the troubled industry amid a raft of company collapses and tardy […]

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The National Tribune The Cook Government has slashed even more red tape in a bid to increase Western Australia’s housing supply with a raft of initiatives to accelerate the installation of new power connections for residential subdivisions. These initiatives, which Western Power has formulated following extensive consultation with the land development industry, will include a […]

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