Economic News

Building and construction news, economic news and insights for the commercial property market.

AirAsia flights big news for Geelong economy
The impending arrival of budget international carrier AirAsia X Malaysia to Avalon Airport could be a game changer for Geelong’s economy.
Labor demands public input on Hobart Treasury building’s future
Labor wants a public discussion about the future of Hobart’s iconic Treasury building.
Sydney, Melbourne top destinations for rich
More millionaires are pouring into Sydney and Melbourne and making Australia their home than any other city in the world.
Trump inauguration: where to for property and the economy?
This year will no doubt prove to be very interesting for commercial property and global economy, not least because of Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20.
Shopping centres a hit with homebuyers
Australian consumer sentiment dipped slightly last month. But if you conducted the survey today on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, I’m confident we would see a big spike. This article originally appeared on
What does Amazon’s arrival mean for Australian retail property?
Brace yourselves for Amazon, which is set to arrive in Australia next year and deliver a huge retail shake-up. Here’s what it could mean for our local retail and commercial property industries.
Rinehart wins approval to buy Kidman stations
A Gina Rinehart-led takeover offer for S. Kidman & Co, Australia’s largest landholder, has been waved through by Treasurer Scott Morrison, bringing an end to the long-running sale saga. This article originally appeared on
Transport the biggest challenge for our new cities
Planning new and emerging cities is the easy part. Getting people to change the way they work and live is proving to be more of a challenge, Nerida Conisbee writes. This article originally appeared on
Big office buy-up continues in record run
Eager investors have splurged more than $12 billion on office space in Sydney and Melbourne alone in one year as the cash splash on Australian commercial property continues.
68 articles foundViewing 1 - 10Page 1 of 7