Developer Stephen Roche has been left with a swag of property in the village of Penguin, Tasmania, after failing to sell a package of development sites – effectively the whole central business district of the picturesque but sleepy town.Read more
When will the options for an inner city apartment end?
With Melbourne’s recent trend of building up, rather than out – another inner city apartment tower has started construction, this time in St Kilda Road.Read more
The sale of Stockland’s Edmund Barton building in Canberra to German fund manager Real I.S. is now expected to settle in full in mid-June, following a successful $200 million capital raising by Real I.S. in Germany.Read more
Lend Lease Corporation Limited (“Lend Lease”) today announced that its subsidiary, Bovis Lend Lease Limited (“Bovis Lend Lease”), has been appointed Managing Contractor by the Department of Finance and Deregulation for the design and construction of a new central office building for the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation.Read more
Canberra mansion Cranleigh has regained the title as the territory’s most expensive property, after selling for almost $4.6 million to an as-yet-undisclosed party.Read more
THE North Epping property dubbed by locals as the “House of Horrors” has hit the market for sale with price expectations of about $700,000.
The property (pictured, right), set well back from the street on a battleaxe shaped block, was the scene of a murder in July 2009, where five members of the Lin family were allegedly beaten to death in bedrooms by a family member known to them.
The victims included local newsagent Min “Norman”, 45, his wife Yun Li “Lillie”, 43 their two sons, aged 12 and 9, and Mrs Lin’s sister Irene, 39. The Lin’s daughter, 15 at the time, was not sleeping at home on the night the murders occurred.Read more
MADONNA has reportedly spent between $US33 and $US40 million for a home in New York’s ritzy Upper East Side.Read more
THE WIDOW of television producer Aaron Spelling is selling her Californian mansion, in a deal expected to be worth $US150 million – and set a new record price for the country.Read more
Lend Lease Corporation Limited (”Lend Lease”) today announced that its UK public private partnerships (“PPP”) business, Catalyst Lend Lease, has been selected as preferred partner to deliver the £1.2 billion (A$2.7 billion) Building Schools for the Future (“BSF”) project for the City of Birmingham, Europe’s largest metropolitan council.Read more
Kingsford, the South Australian farm used in Channel Nine’s McLeod’s Daughters, has sold to a local for $1.5 million. The network put the property on the market after announcing it had axed the Australian drama after seven years.Read more