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Today's millennials by contrast, when it comes their turn to find a retirement living or aged care product, may not have the assets to fund their lengthy senior years.
by Ross Elliott - 20/07/2015 - 5 comments
Building more roads in Australia's increasingly dense cities won't reduce peak hour congestion; induced traffic will fill up any new road capacity sooner rather than later.
by Alan Davies - 8/07/2015 - 7 comments
How do you finance new state infrastructure when you have taken the pledge not to use debt or increased taxes?
by Graham Young - 7/07/2015 - 15 comments
Aren't buyers the best judge of whether they are getting enough light into their unit?
by Alan Davies - 19/06/2015 - 13 comments
The proposition in the latest crop of metropolitan strategy plans that 50 percent or more of future housing development can be accommodated in existing suburban areas of the major cities is patently ridiculous.
by Ross Elliott - 15/06/2015 - 2 comments
It's the trendy thing to quote Richard Florida's 'creative class' theories which become the excuse to increasingly spoil inner city workers with transport, cultural and other forms of taxpayer funded infrastructure.
by Ross Elliott - 29/05/2015 - 6 comments
So here is our first task - we must remind governments that more people requires more spending on infrastructure.
by Ruth Spielman - 1/05/2015 - 22 comments
If changes to the GST in the form of an increased rate are allowed to go ahead without some balance being restored to the new versus second hand treatment of our housing stock, it is likely that genuine new housing supply will stall further.
by Ross Elliott - 17/04/2015 - 12 comments
It might seem easy to build more transport infrastructure given so much was built in the past. But in some cases we wouldn’t tolerate the same conditions that provided much of our legacy infrastructure.
by Alan Davies - 15/04/2015 - 6 comments
The middle and outer suburbs may not capture the interest of intellectual elites or (with some exceptions) provide the homes of the wealthiest in our society, but they do continue to house the vast majority of Australians.
by Ross Elliott - 23/03/2015 - 1 comment
If government is to deliver more jobs, welcoming greater foreign investment and continuing to grow our residential and industrial development pipeline will also be necessary.
by Brendan Rowswell - 20/03/2015 - 1 comment
In particular, population is likely to be the largest driver of housing demand. Pretty obviously, more people results in an increase in demand for housing.
by Michael Potter - 9/03/2015 - 12 comments

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