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Luxury tower plan for site at Albert Park

Posted on September 21, 2013 by | 0 Comments
Melbourne’s much-loved Albert Park may soon be ringed by apartment developments, after Pace Development Group’s purchase of a six-level St Kilda office building. The 181 Fitzroy Street office at the southern tip of the park was bought by the residential developer this week for $17.15million in a deal negotiated by CBRE’s Kiran Pillai and Mark Coster, and Jones Lang LaSalle’s James Kaufman and Steven Messina. Pace intends to redevelop the large glass and concrete building...

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Can Owners Corporations set limits on the number of tenants?

Posted on September 16, 2013 by | 0 Comments
A landlord who wants to have five people living in his two bedroom flat has been blocked by his neighbours who have limited occupancy to two adults per bedroom. “I want to rent out the spare room and have placed two bunk beds in the room,” says Bearforce1 on the Flat Chat forum. “However, the building has passed a by-law imposing a two person per room limit on residents over 18. He has a two-bedroom,...

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Off-The-Plan Unit Contracts At Risk

Posted on February 11, 2009 by | 0 Comments
OPINIONby Tim O’Dwyer M.A., LL.BSolicitorConsumer Advocate watchdog@argonautlegal.com.au   Conveyancing solicitors across Queensland have been anxiously scurrying to their filing cabinets to check settled and unsettled off-the-plan unit contracts following a surprise court decision. Serious repercussions could flow far and wide from this decision – not only for the state’s legal profession, but also for the local property development industry and the government. Supreme Court Justice Kenneth Mackenzie’s decision in Bossichix v Martinek Holdings turned on...

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