Kwinana industrial strip set to become epicentre of booming lithium supply market

The West Australian  | Picture: Ian Munro

Rocks that will power the next generation of smartphones, tablets and electric cars are being dug up right here in WA. And Kwinana is at the epicentre as a booming global lithium market opens up new economic opportunities for the State. Tianqi Lithium Australia general manager Phil Thick said there was more […]

DOMAIN: Are we on the verge of a West Australian property renaissance?

TRENT WILTSHIRE | DOMAIN ECONOMIST The end of the great Sydney and Melbourne property booms has had its fair share of headlines and there will no doubt be more to come. However, on the other side of the country we may be witnessing a quiet resurgence of another major market. After years in the doldrums, Western Australia is showing signs of life.

New Domain […]

Rental demand flags WA rebound

Helen Shield | The West A strong increase in rental demand indicated the WA economy was about to turn, REA Group economist Nerida Conisbee told a Property Council of Australia WA function last week.

Ms Conisbee said the problem for Perth had been jobs and the creation of jobs in the past couple of years was […]

Far East Consortium Win Approval for Dual-Tower Perth Project


After being rebuffed by the City of Perth in June, the Western Australian state government has approved Far East Consortium’s plans for its $160 million “Perth Hub”.

After more than four years in planning, WA Planning Minister Rita Saffioti approved the dual-tower design.

The project will feature a 32-storey mixed-use tower with 314 apartments […]

DOMAIN: Are you ready for apartment living?


In Perth, apartment living has become “de rigueur” over the last five years: gone are the days of high-rise eyesores. Modern apartment developments can also offer pretty enviable perks, including swimming pools, gyms, rooftop hangouts and communal gardens. Developers are following the overseas tend of allowing pets into complexes and they’re situated near amenities […]

WA house prices to top the Nation

Shane Wright | The West The WA property market is tipped to be one of the best in the country over the next two years but it could be at risk of higher interest rates and tighter lending standards. Amid falling prices in the nation’s biggest markets, NAB analysts said yesterday that WA and Queensland would […]

Green Shoots in the Perth Property Market

Subscribers and online readers of The West Australian will have seen the headline article today concerning Perth’s Housing market, and the “green shoots”.

Some of the biggest names in the property industry believe the Perth market has bottomed out and we can expect to see a recovery over the next year.

According to The West Australian, […]

Indian Ocean views from Ocean272

PRDnationwide’s boutique development, Ocean 272 Apartments is now complete. The development includes 28 stunning beachside apartments located in the heart of Scarborough.

Scarborough has always been an underrated beachside suburb in Perth. The area has always had so much potential, but for years the esplanade remained a fairly desolate place with many vacant tenancies along […]

State Government cuts First Home Owners Grant back.

The State Government announced today a change to the First Home Owner’s Grant. The boost, was due to expire on the 31st December 2017, is now expiring on the 30th June 2017.

In December 2016 the existing grant for new construction was increased from $10,000 to $15,000 to stimulate First Home Buyer activity and consequently, […]

Support local Scarborough business this weekend.

Businesses along Scarborough esplanade and at the western end of Scarborough Beach Road are suffering as a result of Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (MRA) upgrading the Scarborough foreshore.

The limited beach access, fences cordoning off areas, and the difficulties with traffic congestion due to works has led to a significant drop in foot traffic.

One popular café […]