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22 Sep RBA holds rates steady as market enters spring session

The Reserve Bank has kept rates steady at 2% as the property market gears up for the spring season. At its monthly board meeting the RBA maintained its ‘watch and wait’ approach amid a weakening share market, concern over the impact of a slowdown in China...

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22 Sep A CITY OF MELBOURNE AMENDMENT C262 CASE STUDY

Following on from Craig Yelland’s article, I thought it might be worth looking at the application ofamendment C262’s new planning controls on a block within the city. This largely came about of a request from forum regular John Proctor, who suggested a study of: …the block bordered...

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20 Sep Melbourne changes direction – a new era of urban development

However, the current inter-censual period marks a pivoting point. Growth in established areas will almost double, while greenfield development will fall for the first time in 20 years. And for the first time in Melbourne’s history, growth in established areas will outweigh greenfield development. (Note that...

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