Perth City Link development to help city become truly international

Hong Kong-listed Far East Consortium has declared its five-lot Perth City Link development extravaganza an opportunity to help Perth become a “truly international city”.

The property developer, now building the $400 million Ritz Carlton and The Towers at Elizabeth Quay, and internationally backed student accommodation group Cedar Pacific were this week declared frontrunners to transform the Roe Street side of the link into a thriving community.

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Perth stadium rises from the dust

Ashes Test cricket looms as the sport most likely to open the Perth Stadium at Burswood, with construction of the $1.4 billion project months ahead of schedule and on track to be finished well before the end of 2017.

Perth will host an Ashes Test in November or December 2017 and a decision will be made by the end of next year on whether to hold the Test match at the WACA Ground or to launch the new stadium.

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Phase-in period for WA rental security officially over

REIWA President David Airey is reminding WA property investors that the phase-in period for changes to the Residential Tenancies Act officially ended with the start of the 2015-16 Financial Year.

“Two years ago the State Government changed the rules and regulations that apply to security measures for rental properties, and property owners then had two years to make those changes, however time is now up,” Mr Airey said.

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How your backyard fits into Perth’s future

HOME to more than two million people and stretching from Two Rocks in the north to Bouvard in the south, the Perth and Peel regions have undergone a radical transformation over the past few decades.

As WA’s economy prospered, the population has soared and the subsequent demand for homes, jobs and associated infrastructure resulted in a city that today sprawls more than 150km.

Even as WA’s mining construction boom slows, Perth continues to be Australia’s fastest growing capital city.

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4 Key Traits For Exception Property Manager

Finding a property manager that will help you to maximise value from your investment property portfolio can be an extremely tough exercise.

With so many different property management companies in the market the degree of service you will receive can vary dramatically.

Too often do property managers promise the world before disappointing and becoming just another ‘transaction filler’.

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$75m to make Perth a cycle city

The State Government will spend almost $35 million on four bicycle infrastructure projects to be announced in its Budget next week.

It will also reveal another $37 million in renewed cycling grants for local governments and a focus on new cycle paths on railway and freeway reserves within 15km of central Perth.

The four big projects to be funded over four years are paths along the Mitchell Freeway extension from Burns Beach Road to Hester Avenue, Great Eastern Highway between Bilgoman Road and Mundaring, the Reid Highway dual carriageway and Gateway WA.

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