The COVID 19 pandemic has changed the way we work with remote working remaining popular. As office workers stay away from their desks the challenges of underutilised office buildings are becoming more and more present. A-grade office building values in the Sydney CBD have fallen nearly 20%. What will happen to the B-grade and C-grade buildings in less attractive suburban locations that are likely to fall in value by more?read more
The challenges of finding surplus government land for housing development in NSW requires innovative solutions to unlock housing supply. Many of these ideas have already been explored, implemented in some instances, or discarded as too complex or costly. With cost of housing now so expensive, and unattainable for so many in most areas, it may be the time to revisit some of these ideas and see whether they now “stack up”.read more
Can “build to rent” transform Australia’s rental market?read more
I really enjoyed this article about how investment sales have actually been rising during 2021, in particular development sites seem to be hot property at the moment! Although the lockdown has scared many vendors away from the market, preferring to...read more
Children, access to greenspace and links to mental health. There is some interesting scientific evidence coming out of Denmark that made me think, especially as we are in lock-down. In a study of over 900,000 people, children that grew up with...read more
Are you a developer without a connection to a public sewer?
LandIt has been working with a new type of water treatment technology that allows water that was previously considered waste to be recycled and reused in developments.
This new technology is known as a ‘Decentralised Water System’.
We recently attended an Australian Property Institute, NSW State of the Residential Market event and thought that it would be worth sharing some highlights with you. Whilst the event presenters were pessimistic about apartments, there was cautious...read more