May 2, 2017

Despite the resistance by coastal suburbs to welcome apartment living into their community – the research from the WA Apartment Advocacy has clearly shown that this status is going to have to change – and soon.

Of the 155 apartment owner occupiers surveyed, 15% had been...

April 28, 2017

In WA there have been a number of cases where developers have promoted their projects based on architectural area.  This in fact measures from the outside of the external walls and centre of the party walls.  However when the buyer signs the final contract the size of...

April 14, 2017

The WA Apartment survey recently released the results from 268 renters and owner occupiers that shows the trend for moving to bigger apartments.

35% of renters moved from a 2 bedroom and 26% from three bedroom properties into 1 (35%) and 2 (34%) bedroom apartments.  But...

April 10, 2017

Sustainability guru Dr Josh Byrne has launched the series Density by Design - challenging the beliefs about apartments and how they are part of our sustainable future.

To find out more about what Josh is doing click here.

April 6, 2017

Apartment advocate Mark Hay recently brought the Micro-apartment into the spotlight - demonstrating that Perth needs this variety - especially for young singles who are seeking an affordable stepping stone into the property market.

For the full story click here.

March 20, 2017

The WA Apartment survey – the first of its kind in WA – recently interviewed 113 renters who have shown that while apartments are their preference, they are seeking more in terms of amenities and space.

The survey showed that 39% moved from a house into an apartment and...

March 3, 2017

Survey results released today by the WAAA has shown that 67% of investors believed their apartment would increase in value within 5 years and 98% believed that in ten years their property value would have increased.

The WA Apartment Advocacy released the overall results...

January 10, 2017

While micro apartments are not even a part of WA’s dialogue, in New York they have come full swing and are now being decked out as luxury pads!

The smallest units are just 265 square feet (24sqm) and rent for $2,670/month, while a 360-square-foot micro unit (33sqm) rent...

December 20, 2016

There are some key stone projects  coming to the market which show modern thinking when it comes to sustainability.  

LandCorp and Cambridge Council's joint initiative Parkside Walk was accredited with UDIA's sought after Envirodevelopment rating recently which rec...

November 18, 2016

Now there is robotic furniture that can add a bedroom to an apartment in just seconds. Amazing thinking to make small spaces bigger!

The full story is here.

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