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Community outraged, Council disappointed – century old Vaucluse mansion demolished

By ASTON BROWN A culturally significant Vaucluse mansion has been demolished, prompting community backlash. Until recently, a Mediterranean-style 1920s mansion sat on the 1700 square metre block on Vaucluse Road, originally built for the Arnott biscuit family. Eastern Suburbs resident Anna Lynch says that more should be done to preserve old buildings in the area. […]

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 […]