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Blackburne Quarterly and Market Wrap May 2016

Blackburne Market Wrap May 2016 Recent updates indicate the Perth property market is beginning to stabilise and we are confident that we’ve reached the bottom of the cycle. Sales activity has increased significantly in the first quarter and the next 2 years will be very promising, showing a return to WA’...

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Oracle construction begins

Oracle construction begins We are very proud to announce the start of construction of Oracle. Oracle is going to be a turning point in the lifestyle and vibrancy of inner-city living in Perth. Following Richmond in Melbourne, and Surry Hills in Sydney, this area is poised to be reborn as ...

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Aria nears completion

Aria nears completion Blackburne’s Aria development is now powering through its final stages and as it takes shape the superior quality, finish and care that was taken in the design of this iconic Perth project is clearly visible. Aria’s resort-style common facilities are like no other ever before ...

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Blackburne winning awards in WA

Blackburne winning awards in WA For those who don’t already know, Blackburne is proud to have won the prestigious Best Medium Density Development Award from the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) for our recently completed project Monarc in Highgate. This award was hugely deserved after a number of ...

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Sydney investors back in Perth

Sydney investors back in Perth “Sydney property investors are looking to buy Perth apartments for the first time in a decade, prominent apartment developer Paul Blackburne says.” Paul Blackburne was featured in The Australian Financial Review on Thursday, 7th April 2016. Click here to read the article.

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Blackburne’s Oracle a first for the inner northeast

Blackburne’s Oracle a first for the inner northeast Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi and Blackburne Founder and Managing Director Paul Blackburne breaking ground at Oracle Blackburne’s Oracle apartments have commenced construction, setting the benchmark for Perth’s newest inner city neighbourhood. Located at the corner of Stirling and Aberdeen ...

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Blackburne builds apartment empire

Blackburne builds apartment empire ROUNDED: In addition to building his business, Paul Blackburne is making connections withimpoverished Cambodian families. Photo: Attila Csaszar Creating an apartments juggernaut has been all about good timing and sticking to a strategy for the head of the 2016 40under40 cohort. There would be few people as ...

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Blackburne chief the best under 40

Blackburne chief the best under 40 Paul Blackburne has been recognised for his entrepreneurial management of one of Perth’s largest privately owned property developers, being named as the “First Amongst Equals” of WA Business News’ 40under40 Awards. As Owner and Managing Director, Paul has led Blackburne since its inception in 2003 ...

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Property player tops 40u40

Property player tops 40u40 First Amongst Equals winner Paul Blackburne. Photo: Attila Csaszar Blackburne Property Group managing director Paul Blackburne has been named this year’s Business News 40under40 First Amongst Equals, ahead of a talented and diverse field of candidates. Hundreds of Perth’s top business and community leaders ...

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Perth Apartment Market Explained Seminar Overview February 2016

Perth Apartment Market Explained Seminar Overview February 2016 We had a record turnout of more than 70 people at our recent Perth Apartment Market Explained seminar with the room alive and buzzing with people eager to find out more about the property market. Our free seminars are your chance to receive an ...

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Tips for renting with pets in Perth

Tips for renting with pets in Perth Looking for a rental property in Perth to accommodate you and your furry friend can be challenging. The good news is that it’s becoming increasingly common for owners to allow pets, and more often than not property managers are advising owners to ...

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Sun, sea and style: why everyone’s beating a path to Perth

Sun, sea and style: why everyone’s beating a path to Perth Western Australia keeps drawing the crowds with its laid-back style, superb climate and thriving restaurant scene. Once defined as the most isolated ex-colonial outpost in the world, Perth is now a thriving city, happy in its multicultural skin ...

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Perth Chinese New Year Fair 2016

Perth Chinese New Year Fair 2016 Celebrate the Year of the Monkey at the Perth Chinese New Year Fair, presented by the Chung Wah Association, and hosted by Northbridge Piazza and Super Screen. A colourful street carnival will take over Northbridge Piazza as well as James and Lake Streets and the ...

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The New Northbridge: from down-and-out, to up-and-coming

Anyone who’s lived in Perth will tell you that Northbridge, its ‘entertainment precinct’ was once full of drunkenness, violence, crime and general bad manners. But over the last 5 or so years, Northbridge has been slowly shrugging all that off to emerge as the cultural, artistic and generally awesome heart ...

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Property management update – March 2016

Property management update – March 2016 Movements in the rental market have been a hot topic over the past year, and from what we’re seeing, it appears the rental market has stabilised. Rent prices have settled at around $350-$360 for a good one bedroom apartment, and on average $400-$500 for a ...

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Market update – March 2016

Market update – March 2016 What a year 2015 turned out to be, with volatility not only in the property markets, but in share markets, commodities and currencies as well. Whilst the Sydney and Melbourne residential property markets both performed very strongly over the past year, most market commentators agree that growth in ...

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After a year of mixed fortunes Perth’s property values have started the year on a more positive note

Perth property values have had a spike in the past quarter with new figures out today revealing a some short term growth. The latest CoreLogic RP Data home value index figures revealed a 1.7 per cent increase in dwelling values in Perth for the three months to the end of January. ...

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Stamp duty relief plea for seniors, apartment buyers at next State Budget

Stamp duty reductions for off-the-plan apartment buyers and downsizing seniors should be introduced at the next State Budget, according to one of Perth’s most influential property lobbyists. Property Council WA executive director Joe Lenzo has called on the Barnett Government to introduce a policy change so off-the-plan apartment buyers ...

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Signs of an improving market for property investors

Signs of an improving market for property investors With recent market updates indicating the property market may be beginning to stabilise, Blackburne is confident that 2016 will be a promising year for property investors in Perth. Blackburne Founder and Managing Director, Paul Blackburne said he was confident that the state of ...

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Pundits positive on residential

Property experts have flagged the possibility of a market revival in 2016, warning buyers not to be passive and wait until prices bottom out. The call is in contrast to predictions released earlier this month by CoreLogic RP Data, which said the prospects of a return to capital growth in Perth ...

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