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SSKB Developer Consultancy examines Sydney's Central One uses a heliostats to illuminate areas that would remain in shadow

Let There Be Light

Let there be light! Not only is that a call from the divine, but it’s also the cry from inner-city residents. A city plan to rezone the heart of Manhattan has touched off a new campaign to protect the afternoon light falling on a beloved park that offers honey locust trees, azaleas, pansies and a…

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SSKB Developer Consultancy looks at the Sunshine Coast in April 2017

Market Report: Sunshine Coast

The property market is looking sunny on the Sunshine Coast with the region expecting to build on gains made in 2016. In fact, according to Domain Group’s chief economist, Dr Andrew Wilson, the Gold and Sunshine Coasts are the ‘stars of the Queensland property market’. The Sunshine Coast’s median house price, now $555,000, grew by…

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SSKB Developer Consultancy looks at the Brisbane market in 2017

Market Report: Brisbane

Demand for apartments in Brisbane is still strong but falling – most likely as a reflection of the reduced number of units coming on to the market. Hipsters drove over a billion dollars’ worth of unit sales in inner Brisbane last year, latest data shows, but it was a sharp drop on the previous year’s…

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SSKB Developer Consultancy helps developers get their project to market sooner.

The Quickest Path From Development Approval To Sales

Whether it is a boutique set of suburban town homes or a multi-storey mixed use inner-city high rise, most projects will need the ability to get to the market quickly and secure pre-sales before moving to the construction phase. And the quickest way to secure pre-sales in a Strata Title Development is to finalise your…

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Market Report: Gold Coast

The upcoming Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast means the city is expected to set a gold medal pace in the property sector this year. According to CoreLogic’s December regional market update, Gold Coast home values continue to trend upwards, having increased on an annual basis since mid-2013. The median value for a Gold Coast…

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Melbourne's laneways show how groundfloor tenancies work. SSKB's Development Consulting Team examines this subject.

Getting In On The Ground Floor

Developers are shopping around for the best retail tenancy make-up for their mixed-use developments. Courting a coffee shop for the downstairs space might once have been de rigueur, but as more apartment buildings emerge in higher density precinct, developers need to consider other types of business or risk valuable real estate remaining idle. New apartments…

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SSKB's DCT looks at some of the property development news in November

Strata & Developer News Round Up

SSKB’s Developer Consulting Team would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Christmas Season and a prosperous 2017. Before we sign off for the year, we thought we’d share some eye catching stories we’ve seen over the past few weeks. Map Uncovers Lost ‘treasures’ A recently-discovered 105-year-old survey map of early Brisbane will allow Brisbane…

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Position Vacant: Developer Consultancy Team Support Officer

Dateline: 8 November 2016 SSKB is a market leader in Strata and Property Management!  We are one of the fastest growing and leading Body Corporate Management and Developer consulting service organisations in Australia. Our industry leading Developer Consulting Team is second to none, and provides an unrivalled level of service and support to Developers, and…

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SSKB Developer Consultancy looks at the trend to increase apartment sizes to appeal to owner-occupiers.

Room With A View

With various property prognosticators warning of a potential over-supply of apartments geared for overseas investors, some developers are taking a fresh look at the owner-occupier market. “Investors are commercially driven so they are looking for yields and returns on their investments. Investors will have products that they don’t tend to maintain as much, while the…

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