Coronavirus shortages prompt Australia to bring manufacturing home


Coronavirus shortages prompt Australia to bring manufacturing home

Australia has been forced to rethink its industrial policy after an acute shortage of ventilators and protective equipment exposed what critics labelled its “dependence” on China. As part of the country’s effort to tackle its coronavirus outbreak, Canberra has promised to nurture local manufacturing to ensure it is less reliant on global supply chains. “Open trading has…

BRISBANE HOUSE PRICES SET TO SOAR BY 2022


BRISBANE HOUSE PRICES SET TO SOAR BY 2022

Buyers across Australia are being rallied by a new report from QBE showing that house prices will see an increase of 20.3% by 2022 in Brisbane. The increase is set to be the highest across the country, and far exceeds the predictions of any other capital city over the same time period. Previous reports and…

Golden Emperor wins Best Overseas Property Agency
at Squarefoot’s Best of the Best Awards 2019


Golden Emperor wins Best Overseas Property Agency  at Squarefoot’s Best of the Best Awards 2019

Golden Emperor receives the Best Overseas Property Agency Award (Thailand) and Best Overseas Property Agency Award (Vietnam) at the Squarefoot Best of the Best Awards 2019 in mid-October, hosted by the multimedia real estate platform, Squarefoot. The honor once again, showcases the company’s professionalism and leadership in the field.   Photo Above:  Golden Emperor Properties…

Australia’s Ultra-Wealthy Population Forecast to Rise 20pc


Australia’s Ultra-Wealthy Population Forecast to Rise 20pc

The number of Australia’s ultra-wealthy, considered those with net assets of US$30 million or more, is expected to rise by 20 per cent over the next five years. This forecast is equal to an extra 600 ultra-wealthy Australians, and is up from the 18 per cent growth seen over the past five years, according to…

Melbourne, Sydney make top three in world’s most livable city ranking


Melbourne, Sydney make top three in world’s most livable city ranking

The Austrian capital has been ranked the world’s most livable city for the second year running, topping the table with almost perfect scores. Melbourne and Sydney have taken out two of the top three spots for the world’s most liveable city rankings, with the NSW capital jumping up from its number five spot due to…

Melbourne makes world’s best tech cities list


Melbourne makes world’s best tech cities list

New York has just edged out San Francisco as the “world’s top tech city” while Singapore dominated in Asia, according to the latest rankings by Savills Research in their 2019 ‘Tech Cities in Motion’ report. Melbourne ranked number 22 on the list. While Singapore ranks sixth worldwide, squeezed between Boston (fifth) and Los Angeles (sixth), Melbourne…

More Asia-Pacific cities top global innovation rankings


More Asia-Pacific cities top global innovation rankings

Asia-Pacific cities show an increased presence in the world’s most innovative city rankings, compared to a few years ago, highlights JLL in the report, “Innovation Geographies 2019”. Singapore has emerged as the third most innovative city after San Francisco and Tokyo. As the second most innovative city, Tokyo has generated the largest number of patents…

The $8b exodus: Sydney home owners are selling up and Queensland is the big winner


The $8b exodus: Sydney home owners are selling up and Queensland is the big winner

Sydneysiders are cashing out of their million-dollar homes in favour of cheaper houses in the tropical north, says Macquarie Bank. The emerging exodus is part of Australia’s latest wave of interstate migration to Queensland, where house prices are half Sydney’s and job creation is on the rise. When similar factors were at play in the…

Brisbane and Chongqing airports sign deal to boost commercial development


Brisbane and Chongqing airports sign deal to boost commercial development

Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) has entered into a ‘Sister-Airport’ agreement with the Chongqing Airport Group (IATA: CKG) of China which will enable the two airports to share expertise on commercial, operational and tourism market development. BAC General Manager, Airline and Retail Management, Andrew Brodie, who signed the MOU on BAC’s behalf, said the most important…