Month: December 2018

Seasons Greetings from all at Collie

The Collie office will be closed for the Christmas and New Year break from midday on Friday 21 December 2018 until Tuesday 8 January 2019. Certain staff may be in the office during this period and if so they can be contacted via email or mobile phone.  If the matter is urgent please email to ensure… Read more »

VCAT approves mixed-use development in Healesville

Collie recently provided expert town planning evidence at a Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) application for review for a mixed-use development at 165 Maroondah Highway, Healesville. The proposal which sought approval for a four-storey apartment building with ground floor retail spaces, was refused by Yarra Ranges Council.  Following the application for review of the… Read more »

housing supply and demand

Two recent events (Property Council breakfast on greenfield subdivision; UDIA breakfast on apartments) were, not surprisingly when you think / read about it, on the same wavelength on supply and demand questions. Our take on both presentations is that assuming there are no significant changes in migration and tax policies affecting property: demand is likely… Read more »