CONSUMERS spent $19.35 billion on household goods, clothing, and at cafes and restaurants in April, according to the latest retailRead more
ACTRESS Nicole Kidman, and husband Keith Urban are reported to have paid $6 million for a penthouse apartment on Sydney’s lower north shore.
The penthouse, at Mirvac’s Latitude redevelopment in Lavender Street, Milsons Point, is built within the walls of a 1960s-built office building, formerly occupied by electronics giant Sharp.Read more
THE FIRST listed property trust casualty of the global financial crisis – Centro Properties Group – has put two moreRead more
THE DEPARTMENT of Education can expect to reap about $3 million from the sale of a northern suburb primary schoolRead more
MELBOURNE will soon have a choc-filled centre, with Swiss chocolatier Lindt confirming it will open a “flagship” chocolate bar in the CBD.
Australia’s fifth Lindt Chocolat Cafe will open in July, within the walls of a former banking chamber, at 271 Collins Street, a space occupied until recently as the global headquarters for the National Australia Bank.
Lindt has leased 200 square metres of refurbished retail space – about twice the size of a standard city shop – and will open a specialist chocolate flavoured cafe and bakery, to rival nearby caffeine-concourses Degraves Street, Flinders Lane and Centre Place.Read more
MILLIONAIRE restaurateurs the van Haandel brothers will pocket close to $20 million from the sale of St Kilda’s iconic PrinceRead more
THE VICTORIAN Civil and Administrative Tribunal has given developers the green light to build a 12-level apartment building in QueensRead more
THE ANGLICAN Trust has reaped more than $1.5 million from the sale of disused land, at the rear of itsRead more
THE LONG-serving Box Hill home of Standard Brickworks will be redeveloped as a housing estate from next year. The 7.2 hectareRead more
A PROMINENT inner-city factory – designed by architect William Pitt, who also conceived the Regent Theatre – has been boardedRead more
TWO YEARS after failing to sell at auction for $20 million, the owners of Richmond’s former Rosella Preserving and ManufacturingRead more
GE Real Estate Group is trying its luck to sell a B-grade office building overlooking the Carlton Gardens – again. GERead more
KROME STUDIOS – the new name for the electronic games giant once known as Atari – has swapped its longRead more
PLANS to build a large concrete ceiling above the Windsor train station underpass, which would act as a floor toRead more
ELEVEN MONTHS after announcing a $700 million revamp of South Yarra’s iconic Jam Factory, the James Packer backed Challenger group,Read more
ST KILDA’s controversial $300 million “Triangle” site redevelopment has been given the go ahead, after the Victorian Civil and AdministrativeRead more
SURVIVORS of Victoria’s Black Saturday bushfires will be able to rebuild their homes, without a permit, under a “radical planningRead more
A NEW tram line connecting the CBD to Docklands will be open within three months. The tram, an extension ofRead more
VICTORIANS should brace for an average increase of about $50 in this year’s upcoming council rates. Several councils including Stonnington,Read more
AFTER a false start, boutique builder R.Corporation has gone back to the drawing board, proposing to redevelop an historic horseRead more