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PIA Congress 18: That’s a wrap!

As the curtain closes on another PIA Congress 18, it is a good time to sit back and reflect on some of the major planning wins we’ve witnessed over the past year. The annual PIA Congress 2018 was held on the west coast for the first time since 2007 in the brand new Perth Convention […]

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The rise of Australian Tourism

Owing to its relative complexity as an industry compared to others there was a time of confusion about what is that defines tourism. After many years of considerable debate and discussion, a demand side concept of what constitutes tourism was adopted by the WTO in 1993 as the international standard for statistical purposes, and the […]

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The 2018/19 Budget Implications for Housing Markets

A REALLY LUCKY COUNTRY? The same day the 2018/19 Budget was released two key trends in the Australian property market were confirmed. First, that housing prices are dropping (as per CoreLogic data and SQM forecasts of 4%-8% for 2018/19). Except for Melbourne, sales listings are increasing and major medium term downside risks to the Australian […]

April - Enews

April E-News

Message from the CEO It feels like the coming month is all about being on the move. While our Chairman, Brian Haratsis and I take to the skies and travel around the country, there are also a number of major national and international conferences focusing on the dynamic theme of transportation. First ‘cab off the rank’ […]

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April Message from Michael Tilt, CEO

It feels like the coming month is all about being on the move. While our Chairman, Brian Haratsis and I take to the skies and travel around the country, there are also a number of major national and international conferences focusing on the dynamic theme of transportation. First ‘cab off the rank’ is the Australian […]

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Multi-Billion Dollar Upgrade for Brisbane City

As the capital of the Sunshine State Brisbane is blessed with idyllic subtropical weather all year round.  Add to this, massive growth in Brisbane’s CBD, brought on by major developments across the city, will almost completely transform and modernise the Queensland capital by 2022. Given the scale of the approved, proposed and projects already under […]

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‘Fast Five’ with Dino Raftopulos, Project Manager

Dino is a highly proficient project manager with a significant breadth of experience in the property and construction industry. Having worked for a tier 1 contractor in Leighton Contractors (CPB) and also corporate real estate consultancy ‘JLL Corporate Solutions, Dino can confidently deliver technical projects from business case development, through to completion. His attention to […]