In a largely unexpected move, the Government announced a new 10% withholding tax on property sales by non residents in last nights Budget. Robert Warnock at M + K Lawyers gives us the details.
Wed, 15 May 2013 6:00pm
The Department of Immigration has granted its first Significant Investment Visa. Bill Fuggle at Baker & McKenzie looks at the latest application numbers and industry expectations for this new visa class.
Mon, 6 May 2013 4:15pm
Tenants face a number of 'hidden' costs that need to be taken into account when entering leasing arrangements. Alex sets out the main costs that sit behind the scenes and how agencies can best identify and manage these risks.
Fri, 22 Mar 2013 10:40am
With the Coalition ahead in the polls with a promise to repeal the carbon price, Cameron Kelly discusses the mechanisms, timing and compensation issues facing government and business.
Tue, 26 Feb 2013 3:15pm
A unit owner at Tangalooma Island Resort has lost his bid to retrospectively quash the resort's building permit, based on a minor error during the planning process. David Nicholls discusses the case and what it means for private certifiers.
Fri, 25 Jan 2013 9:00am
Despite the global volatility, property investors and super funds investing in the real estate sector can find good investments if they have a global focus. Richard Barkham, Tom Cantwell and Richard Butler talk about the current trends in the international property markets, the impact of globalisation on property investment and the risks and opportunities for funds looking to invest.
Fri, 17 Aug 2012 9:00am
A new mechanism to fund green building upgrades has been hailed a 'win-win' for building owners and tenants with the advent of Environment Upgrade Agreements. Daniel Goldberg sets out how the agreements work and the effect they have on a buildings return on equity.
Mon, 6 Aug 2012 3:00pm