Articles by Adam Di Marco

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The New Sydney Light Rail To See Up To 20% Price Growth In Apartments

Sydney’s new light rail project is likely to increase property values of nearby apartments by up 20 per cent, according to Greencliff Realty. The inner city real estate specialists say purchasing property near transport infrastructure has long been known as a good investment, and the city’s Light Rail project is already showing signs of the…


Here’s what the community wants in apartments

The Victorian community has voiced its thoughts on how to improve the internal design and amenity of new apartments in a new Victorian Government report. The Better Apartments Public Engagement Report tables feedback to a discussion paper released in mid-2015, which invited comments from the community, local government and industry about internal apartment amenity and potential future design guidelines…

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7 Predictions for the Australian Property Industry in 2016

2015 has certainly been a memorable year. Buoyant property markets flirted with global and financial volatility, while technology and celebrity fought global terrorism in the battle for our hearts, minds and attention. So what do we have to look forward to in the next year? Here’s my 7 predictions for the Australian property industry in…

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Brisbane Sydney Price Gap at 13 Year High

Median prices in Sydney are up to 75 per cent higher than the median price in Brisbane, their highest gap in 13 years, according to November Corelogic figures. Place CEO Damian Hackett said the Corelogic data released in November 2015 illustrated why Sydney families were increasingly buying with the intention of moving to Brisbane. “The last time we saw these…

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How does your home town rate as a world city?

Does Your City Stink Or Rule On A Global Scale? A major new report by JLL and London-based intelligence firm The Business of Cities has outlined a new global hierarchy of cities with interesting results for Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. The report, titled Globalisation and Competition: The New World of Cities, says that we are in a new era of…

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How Property Developers Are Richer Than The Average Rich Lister

Property developers have emerged as the wealthiest members of the 2015 BRW Young Rich List, with an average wealth of $191 million compared to $106 million for the list as a whole. Ten property developers made the list, led by the highest debutant, Perth-based Paul Blackburne, who was the third richest member with a wealth of $536 million. They are…