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Life in a windowless box: the vertical slums of Melbourne

Life in a windowless box: the vertical slums of Melbourne | Property and Real Estate @ Deakin | Scoop.it
Standards for apartments are desperately needed in Melbourne where planning laws allow things banned in cities including New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Vancouver.
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Dwelling approvals fall but still a construction boom

Dwelling approvals fall but still a construction boom | Property and Real Estate @ Deakin | Scoop.it
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released building approvals data for February 2015 late last week.
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IndustryFocus - Property • Issue 1

IndustryFocus - Property • Issue 1 | Property and Real Estate @ Deakin | Scoop.it

Brought to you by Westpac. Read the latest issue of Focus magazine covering articles, case studies and property industry data.

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The moral dilemma of choosing what to save when it floods

The moral dilemma of choosing what to save when it floods | Property and Real Estate @ Deakin | Scoop.it

In the UK, this winter’s floods were amongst the most severe in living memory, with swathes of the country submerged. The loss of life has been much lower than for many disasters around the world, but many land owners have suffered substantial damage to their homes and property. Government policy is often unable to save or even help everyone affected and so difficult decisions have to be made over who to save.

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REIV - Real Estate Institute of Victoria

REIV - Real Estate Institute of Victoria | Property and Real Estate @ Deakin | Scoop.it
YourBusinessLibrarian's insight:
New infrastructure will boost middle, outer suburbs
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The rapid rise of green building Knowledge@Wharton

The rapid rise of green building  Knowledge@Wharton | Property and Real Estate @ Deakin | Scoop.it

Nobody can deny that the sustainable building movement’s rise has been meteoric. In a 2012 Turner Construction survey of 718 U.S. real estate owners, developers and tenants, 90% were committed to environmentally sustainable practices. More than half were “extremely” or “very” committed to green principles. And a 2013 McGraw-Hill Construction global report found that 51%

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Green building revolution? Only in high-end new CBD offices

Green building revolution? Only in high-end new CBD offices | Property and Real Estate @ Deakin | Scoop.it

Australia is allegedly in the midst of a “green building revolution”, powered by the awarding of ratings to developers who build sustainable buildings. But this brave new world is only a reality in the high-end office blocks of Australia’s central business districts (CBDs).

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Property dictionary from the REIV - Real Estate Institute of Victoria

Property dictionary from the REIV - Real Estate Institute of Victoria | Property and Real Estate @ Deakin | Scoop.it

A dictionary of real estate terms brought to you by the REIV

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