Month: February 2012

UP, DOWN, OR PLATEAU?

The Property Council of Australia (Victoria) (PCAV) ‘Star Gazing’ panel discussion at Crown on 17 February was an interesting and informative event. PCAV had Mark Korda (KordaMentha), Professor Ian Harper (Deloite Access Economics), Stephen Mayne (journalist and Councillor), Daryl Browning (ISPT Pty Ltd) as panelists ably chaired by Peter Verwer (PCAV). The topic was ‘star… Read more »

ASCOT CHASE – PLANNING PERMIT FOR STAGES 3, 4 AND 5

Following negotiations with Moonee Valley City Council in late 2011, a planning permit was issued for the subdivision and construction of dwellings on Stages 3, 4 and 5 at Ascot Chase, the final three stages of the (up to) 430-dwelling development. Development within these final stages will expand the inner-city residential community already being established… Read more »

WESTERN PRECINCT PLANS, MELBOURNE PARK

Following an exciting two weeks of tennis, the Australian Open came to an end with an endurance contest between Nadal and Djokovic resulting in the longest finals match. Record-breaking crowds turned out for the two week event this year at Melbourne Park, with the attendance figures for Saturday 21 January 2012 being the biggest recorded… Read more »

MAJOR CASES LIST ON AGAIN

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) includes a categorised case list, one of which is the ‘planning and environment list’. As from 3 January 2012, there has re-commenced a Major Cases List at a sub-category of the above. It has been established to expedite the resolution of applications for review (‘appeals’) involving larger development… Read more »