As we reach the middle of autumn, many business owners will be looking nervously ahead to the winter months. Hospitality businesses often thrive in the summer with their outdoor areas, which provide shade and a welcome respite from the sun. However, as the colder months set in, these can see less use due to wind, […]
As a country, Australia loves to head down to a local cafe and get a tea or coffee – it's practically the national pastime. According to new research from Roy Morgan, 63.3 per cent of Melburnians have visited a cafe for one of these beverages over an average three-month period. Similar figures were seen for […]
When it comes to the tensile industry, few figures have shaped the way everything works like Frei Otto. Born on May 31 in 1925, for almost 90 years he has been at the forefront of design of lightweight, practical and beautiful shade structures that have adorned some of the biggest events in the world. But […]
Commercial real estate in Queensland is on the rise. According to the Global Cities report from real estate company Knight Frank, Brisbane's fringe has added to its commercial property stock by 16.2 per cent in the last five years – the third best performance in the country. Incentives are strong, and the report is predicting […]
More and more grade B commercial property is being left vacant, according to new research from the Property Council of Australia released on February 5. Announced as part of the Brisbane Office Market Report, CBD office vacancies reached an overall total of 15.6 per cent, a new high water mark.
However, breaking this down further it […]
When the Australian Bureau of Statistics released its Australian Population Grid at the end of last year, it highlighted just how many people are concentrated in coastal areas of the country. It showed that while Brisbane had the third highest population density in the country, there was also a very wide spread of low population density […]