15 January 2020 | News, Stories
Parramatta’s Powerhouse Precinct
The winning design for the relocated Powerhouse Museum by Paris-based Moreau Kusunoki and Sydney-based Genton connects the city to the river with a lightweight building design and a porous public realm.
20 December 2019 | Stories
What Makes Employees Happy and How Landlords Can Attract Tenants by Providing Workplaces that Increase Employee Happiness
Employee happiness contributes to increased productivity and a more positive work environment. Additionally, happier employees are likely to stay at their jobs longer, which incentivises companies to focus on employee satisfaction in order to attract and retain talent. This creates opportunities for landlords to set themselves apart from their competitors by creating workplaces that promote employee happiness.
16 December 2019 | News, Stories
Grimshaw’s 210 George Street: Highly Commended in World Architecture Festival’s ‘Office - Future Projects’ Category
Comprised of three distinct sections, Grimshaw’s Poly Centre at 210-220 George Street offers double height office spaces in a glazed commercial tower, a low-rise podium section with retail offerings, and a concrete core.
8 November 2019 | Stories
CBRE Research: The ‘Hotelisation’ of Office Space
CBRE has noted a trend towards landlords taking a more service-oriented role to differentiate their properties from traditional office space providers.
24 September 2019 | Stories
Take a Look Inside 9 Shortlisted Entries from the Eat Drink Design Awards 2019
The Eat Drink Awards recognises some of Australia’s well designed hospitality venues. 93 projects were shortlisted across 7 categories, including Best Restaurant Design, Best Cafe Design, Best Bar Design, Best Hotel Design, Best Installation Design, Best Retail Design, Best Identity Design.
2 August 2019 | Stories
Take A Look Inside 9 Stunning Australian Offices that Celebrate Timber
Timber can often dramatically transform spaces, creating warm and inviting environments, while bringing in a hint of nature. Its versatility allows for a multitude of design options.
1 April 2019 | Stories
St Kilda One of the Hottest Office Markets in Melbourne As Rents Balloon: Knight Frank
Office rents in Melbourne’s St Kilda Road precinct have seen robust growth over 2018, as the fringe-city area becomes one of the city’s “most sought-after investment markets”, according to new research from Knight Frank.
26 March 2019 | Stories
Australia’s Room Boom Brings Price Tag of Investment-Grade Hotel Sector to $56 Billion
A surge in hotel values and a development boom since 2011 has driven Australia’s investment-grade accommodation sector to be worth an estimated $56 billion, according to new research.
8 March 2019 | Stories
How Retail Is Fast Becoming the Point of Difference in Mixed-Use Developments
The retail sector is seeing a shift from freestanding retail-only properties to mixed-use developments, fuelled by a growing demand for convenience.
7 March 2019 | Stories
Sydney’s Industrial Property Market the Fastest Growing in Australia: Colliers International
The Sydney industrial property market has seen the fastest capital value growth in Australia in recent years, while Melbourne has come up on top in rental increases, new research from Colliers International shows.
6 March 2019 | Stories
How “Super-Experiences” Will Be the Next Big Thing in Workplace Design
With coworking, activity-based working and open-plan offices, today’s offices look considerably different from what they did 20 years ago.
28 February 2019 | Stories
Coworking Operators Need More Than Desks and Chairs to Win Sydney and Melbourne Markets: Next Story
Flexible workspace providers offering something different from the standard will gain an edge over other operators as the market continues to mature, a coworking expert says.
27 February 2019 | Stories
Why More Corporate Firms Are Recognising Workplace Design As the Key to Collaboration
It’s no secret that a growing number of big businesses want to promote collaborative working to encourage innovation and boost job satisfaction.
26 February 2019 | News, Stories
Shortage of Strata Offices in Central Melbourne As Owners Reluctant to Sell in Tight Market
Strata office sales in the Melbourne CBD and Docklands area have dropped by 34 percent to $86.5 million in 2018 as owners hold on to properties amidst escalating demand, according to Colliers International research.
21 February 2019 | Stories
How the Commercial Build-to-Rent Sector Could Get off the Ground This Year
The economics could finally stack up for commercial build-to-rent projects as land prices are expected to decline, making potential projects more viable, a new report claims.