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Virtual Reality: Is this the next big ‘edge’ for property developers?
  • Posted by: Frank
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Imagine if property buyers could ‘walk’ through a new off-the-plan apartment or home without even entering the building. www.theurbandeveloper.com Sound too far fetched? Well developers it’s not too far off! Two of the biggest players in the digital space, Google and Facebook, are pouring multi-millions into virtual reality technology. Both are already deep into the…

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Fair Work seeks to hold top of supply chain responsible
  • Posted by: Frank
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As many of you are aware the majority of cleaning organisations don’t pay award wages, or enter into sham contracts with their employees, to eliminate entitlements. This in turns makes it impossible for reputable companies to compete on a fair playground, and devalues our industry. The good news is Fair Work will now require the…

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What can we learn from a massive laboratory for urban growth?
  • Posted by: Frank
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For decades, China’s government has tried to limit the size of Beijing, the capital, through strict residency permits. Now, the government has embarked on an ambitious plan to make Beijing the center of a new supercity of 130 million people. The planned megalopolis, a metropolitan area that would be about six times the size of…

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How will the Yuan devaluation affect Australian Property?
  • Posted by: Frank
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According to the AFR, the devaluation is only a small part in the bigger Chinese investment picture. Yes, the Yuan has devalued but the cost per square metre is still better in Sydney and Melbourne than it is in Shanghai and Beijing. Further, the Australian dollar has also declined, meaning that most Chinese investors would perceive the Australian property…

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Help for Saving with NEW Investment Payback Calculator
  • Posted by: Frank
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The Environmental Sustainability Hub supported by Business Victoria provides an investment payback calculator to help you: make decisions based on the purchase and operating costs of equipment save money – water, sewerage, electricity and gas costs are included show where you can reduce costs show how much money you can save show you investments that produce…

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