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Has COVID induced property vacancies swung the balances of power in the inner-city property market?

By DANIEL LO SURDO Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the inner-city property market could generally be understood in three words: fierce, competitive, and lucrative.  The property development boom that has defined much of 21st century inner-city Sydney residential patterns resulted in a seemingly never-failing product for landlords seeking - and enjoying - an immediate return […]

Car sharing popularity raises parking concerns

By Sophie Trigger   The City of Sydney’s car share initiative could be increasing traffic and reducing parking in city suburbs, according to City of Sydney councilor Christine Forster. Share cars are an arrangement by which city dwellers can hire a car for a short period of time before returning it to one of many designated […]

Inner city school still on waiting list

By Holly Jones   The high cost of space in Sydney’s city have slowed building plans for the highly sought after inner city school. The desire of the Government to cater for the inner city parent’s push for an all-inclusive school is being stalled by the inability of the City of Sydney and The NSW […]

Mixed response for state plans to build inner city schools

Sydney’s population is expected to grow by 1.3 million people by 2031, according to a recent report, which means that a shortage in education facilities will soon become a major issue. In response, the state government’s Department of Education and Communities (DEC) has launched a consultation process which gives voice to parents, educators and members […]

Meet the ‘broken hipsters’

They’re older, wealthier, and more discerning. They enjoy extra leisure time as they start to reduce their work hours or retire. And they want the city’s amenities at their fingertips. Meet the so-called ‘broken hipsters’. The return of empty-nesters from the suburbs to the city is not a new phenomenon. With the kids out of […]