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  • Meriton Ocean Tower an Icon for the Next Era

    Australia’s largest apartment developer Meriton says its latest development “Ocean, Gold Coast” will transform the Surfers Paradise Beachfront. Rising 252 metres, Ocean will offer residents unobstructed, never-to-be built out views across the sea and beyond. Ocean is set to be a beachfront landmark, bringing to life a new era in … Read more

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  • Artificial Intelligence is coming to Commercial Real Estate

    Warren Buffet’s “sidekick”, Charlie Munger said that he was all for Artificial Intelligence because there wasn’t enough of the real thing. An Israeli startup company, Skyline AI plans to use artificial intelligence to outperform traditional commercial real estate investment decisions in the US. Skyline A.I. uses 130 different data sources … Read more

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  • ‘It’s Just Another Normal Working Day’: Yuhu on $1 Billion Jewel

    Yuhu Group has strongly denied sacking Multiplex from the $1 billion-plus Jewel towers in Surfers Paradise after reports that workers and contractors ceased work on the project and walked off the job. The Urban Developer can reveal that design and configuration revisions to podium have resulted in changes to Multiplex’s contract … Read more

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  • Queensland Leads the Nation for Interstate Migration

    Queensland is the most popular state for interstate migration, overtaking Victoria for the top spot. Queensland became home to a total of 24,000 new residents from people moving interstate for the year to March, according to latest ABS stats. The figures reveal Queensland and New South Wales have the largest … Read more

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  • Gold Coast Airport Hotel Gets the Green Light

    The Gold Coast Airport has been given the go ahead by federal government for a new $50 million hotel to commence work. The hotel’s major development plan was given approval by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure Michael McCormack, allowing development of the Rydges brand hotel to move … Read more

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  • JAPANESE BUY UP BIG IN AUSTRALIAN COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

    Japanese investors poured more than $1.6 billion into local commercial real estate last year and their buying is tipped to continue as they seek out higher growth markets. A new cohort of Japanese companies is seeking out higher growth markets overseas and most are looking for investment-grade stock. Their spending … Read more

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  • ‘THE LUNGS OF OUR BUILDINGS’: WHY COWORKING WILL ONLY GET MORE POPULAR

    One of Australia’s biggest office landlords predicts that all of its major buildings will have coworking spaces in them in the future, as the commercial property sector adapts to a shifting market. The company considers flexible workspace operators to be “friends” rather than rivals, an executive of a local commercial … Read more

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  • SMALL BUSINESSES ON THE GOLD COAST SPLASHING OUT ON INDIVIDUAL OFFICES

    When anyone thinks of the Gold Coast, it is its high-rise built environment along with its famous beaches that they likely associate with the glitter strip. However, it is not just its residents and holidaymakers who often reside in units and apartments. Its office market has historically also been dominated … Read more

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  • Kaufland coming to former Gold Coast Bunnings site

    German supermarket powerhouse Kaufland has struck a fresh deal to expand into Queensland, with Bunnings landlord poised to sell it a site on the Gold Coast. The play adds to a series of deals Kaufland has struck with the listed BWP in Melbourne. It last year bought an ex-Bunnings property … Read more

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