How New Apartment Plans Affects House Approvals

A surge in new apartment plans has offset a decline in house approvals and driven the number of new building permits up by 11.3 per cent in July. It was the biggest jump in monthly approvals in two-and-half-years and 21,000 approvals was the second-highest recorded since the Australian Bureau of Statistics started reporting the data […]

Apartment Development in Brisbane Aimed for First-Time Home Buyers

A project for developing modern apartments is planned in inner Brisbane which is designed to attract upcoming professionals looking for their first home. R&W Projects is scheduled to officially launch the latest project by Lantona before the end of June 2016 where the apartments are pegged to start selling at $389,000. What Does the Project […]

Brisbane’s Apartment Surge May Spark Better Night Time Economy

If we follow the impact of Brisbane’s historic new apartment construction on city culture, there’s a good chance the Queensland capital could finally eliminate its ‘Dead After Dark’ persona. Will Brisbane be known in the future as a ‘Seven Day City’. According to Matthew Gross, National Property Research managing director, it’s a possibility. A Boost […]

Is Apartment Living the New Aussie Dream?

Can Guess what the fastest growing demographic in Australia is? Well it isn’t families with small children. It’s households with a single person who is looking for a fabulous apartment instead of a single family home. A few years ago, many of the growing demographic was families looking for detached homes with a yard for […]

Building Defects A Major Concern For Unit Owners

According to a recent survey, low-quality buildings and structural building defects have become a serious concern for Australian apartment owners. The survey which involved apartment living in strata-titled properties was conducted by Christopher Guilding, a professor at the Griffith Business School of Griffith University in Queensland. Based on the results of the survey, Professor Guilding […]

Newstead Facelift Brings Big Shift

Metro Property’s presence in inner city Brisbane is set to get a whole lot bigger with the company spending $40 million on a development site in Newstead. Metro plans to build 800 Units across four towers on the site on Ann St adjacent to the Waterloo Hotel in Newstead. This is one of the few […]


Queensland’s love affair with real estate is swinging towards a growing affinity for Unit living with new figures showing the number of new projects has more than doubled in the past 3 years. This can be seen with the number of cranes in the skies of Brisbane inner city. Unit living in Brisbane is proving […]

Study Reveals Defective Building Materials Create Huge Problems for Apartment Owners

Recent survey results reveal problems so severe that they caused Christopher Guilding, a prominent professor at Griffith University in Queensland, to call for a government inquiry. The survey, which spanned several states, found that individuals who held strata title to the apartments in which they lived consistently considered building defects to be the issue of […]

Glut Of Units Is Forecast For Brisbane Inner City Suburbs

Property economists have predicted that Brisbane inner-city suburbs will ride out an Apartment market downturn, which is expected to hit next year. After the GFC there was a huge lack of Apartments being built so consequently the demand was greater than the supply of new Apartments. When conditions started to improve all the developers jumped […]

Brisbane’s Inner City Change

Inner city Brisbane suburbs have undergone a change as more Brisbane families embrace apartment living. It was once for the double earners and no kid bracket, but times have changed. The inner city suburbs have so much to offer now. Places like Teneriffe, New Farm , West End, Kelvin Grove and Bowen Hills are now […]