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    City planning and management needs to step up to meet the growing population: Property Council of Australia

    While Australia’s cities are growing fast – three quarters of our population growth is occurring in just our four largest cities – so are many other international cities and we need to learn lessons of how to grow cities successfully. “Population growth, including immigration, has been an essential part of the Australian story and has delivered real economic and social…

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    Knight Frank appoints Head of Institutional Sales for VIC and SA

    Knight Frank’s Joint Managing Director, South Australia, Guy Bennett will relocate to Melbourne to take on the newly-formed role of Partner, Head of Institutional Sales, Victoria and South Australia. The move delivers on the firm’s strategic focus globally on Institutional Sales and bolsters the firm’s east coast presence. Mr Bennett will leverage off his national and offshore capital relationships to…

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    Property management agency Leah Jay appoints new Director

    Property management agency Leah Jay has appointed current Operations Manager Cassandra Lantry to the role of Director. The addition of another director marks a new era for the company, which has run under the existing structure for the past 24 years. Ms Lantry joined the company in 2005 as a commercial property assistant, progressing through a variety of roles and…

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    Harcourts build brand presence in Western Australia

    “We are pleased to have Anna-Marie join the Harcourts Group as our newest business owner. Anna-Marie has had an outstanding start to her real estate career and we are proud to be able to help her in her dream of business ownership. “Anna-Marie will take over the management of our Harcourts Elite office in Canning Vale and will be rebranded…

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    First National takes part in Young Achiever Awards

    First National Real Estate, in conjunction with the Seven Network, has proudly announced its coast-to-coast sponsorship of the Seven News Young Achiever Awards. Conducted on a state-by-state basis, the awards highlight and acknowledge the achievements of young Australians, providing motivation, encouragement and role models for young Australians at all levels in their chosen field of endeavour. Last year, the network’s…

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    Re-Leased raise funds to expand commercial property management platform

    Re-Leased, the cloud-based commercial property management platform, has raised NZ$2.3 million from New Zealand and UK investors in its first external capital round to fast track development and attract larger international customers. The platform manages over 35,000 properties worldwide for commercial landlords and managers , using cloud-based technology to reduce the costs of administering portfolios while also enhancing tenant services.…

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    Belle Property continues expansion in the Hunter region

    Two existing offices in the Hunter region – Charlestown and Hunter Valley – have announced a rebrand to join Belle Property from 16 July 2018, strengthening the brand’s presence in a market that is seeing significant growth. Principal Anthony Di Nardo says the switch is to give his clients a personalised and tailored approach, with the backing of a full…

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    Ray White Warrnambool gets new partner

    When he started in real estate five years ago as a personal assistant, Fergus Torpy had no intention of making a career out of it. Fast forward to 2018 and Mr Torpy’s not only been confidently leading the sales team at Ray White Warrnambool for several years but is now excited to step into his new role as a partner…

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    Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty expands to Sanctuary Cove

    Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty have expanded into Sanctuary Cove with a new office and partnership with experienced agents John and Marie Manning. Long-term Sanctuary Cove residents and real estate agents, Mr and Ms Manning have joined Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty to head up the Sanctuary Cove office.  For over a decade, the couple has exclusively owned and operated Manning Real…

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    Fearless entrepreneur to speak at Ray White’s Connect 2018

    Entrepreneur Holly Ransom is a guest speaker at this year’s conference which brings together the White family businesses of Ray White, Loan Market, Wealth Market, Home Now, Living Here, White & Partners, and Concierge. Ms Ransom is the founder and CEO of disruptive marketing agency Emergent, a company specialising in the development of high performing intergenerational workforces. From interviewing Barack…

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    Coronis team helps save 300 lives through blood drive

    Inspired by Coronis Bracken Ridge Sales Manager Dion Saab and his wife Cassandra, the Coronis Blood Drive follows the diagnosis of their four-year-old daughter, Mia, with ITP (Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura). “Earlier this year Mia was diagnosed with ITP, a condition where the spleen attacks the blood platelets,” Mr Saab said. “An average person has a platelet count between 150-400, but…

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    Residents say ‘goodbye’ to capital city suburbs

    Long-time residents are moving away from capital city suburbs, with many shifting to regional Australia, according to analysis by buyers’ agency, Propertyology. A deep dive by the firm into ABS data revealed tens-of-thousands of big city residents are deciding it’s time to move on to areas such as Bendigo, Cairns, Tamworth and Wodonga. The numbers uncovered 33 regional locations where…

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    Barry Plant team talk leadership strategies in Danang, Vietnam

    The annual Barry Plant conference, held from July 1-6 in Danang, Vietnam, saw delegates benefit from first class guest speakers, receive relevant and up to date training and exchange ideas. The annual Leadership Conference provides senior people in the Barry Plan group to strategise ways to revitalise their businesses and take them to the next level of success. The conference…

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    Realmark agent surprises clients with $10,000 holiday voucher

    Realmark Urban agent Paul Tonich took a different approach to thank his past and present clients last week by offering them the chance to go into a $10,000 holiday prize draw. Any client who had previously bought or sold with Mr Tonich in the last 20 years just had to contact him and put their name on the list to…

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