Archive for January, 2016

New Housing Zones Could Make Rich Richer Poor Poorer

New residential zones being considered by Planning Minister Matthew Guy risk pushing up house prices dramatically in Melbourne’s most expensive suburbs, and depressing land values in less wealthy areas,

according to a letter penned by 35 of Victoria’s most senior planners and consultants.

The letter, submitted as part of a review of residential zones set up by the minister, argues that vast tracts of inner and middle Melbourne could soon … Read the full post »

The Changing Landscape Of Glen Huntly Road Retail

Recently the Glen Huntly Road retail precinct in Elsternwick has emerged as one of the more sought after retail strips in Melbourne, particularly for high quality and brand based retailing.

Retailers not already located on the strip are looking to secure quality locations as a priority when they become available.

In the past Glen Huntly road was viewed as being more old-fashioned and traditional; today however the emergence of these young, fun … Read the full post »