Posts Tagged ‘real estate’

A great example of the old meeting the new!

So often these days we hear the terms urbanisation or modernisation, but what does that actually mean in terms of the buildings?

Well generally it all starts with the properties zoning which can free up many more uses than the properties former life. Commonly the properties are industrial or office buildings that have already been surrounded by residential development.

Take the example of 12 Power Street, Islington…. Read the full post »

What’s in a name?

Photo: Carrington Shipbuilding Facility
Shakespeare’s Juliet once famously pondered: “What’s in a name?”

Through the star-crossed lover, the Bard was arguing that 400 years ago, names were secondary to where an individual  might be domiciled. But since the late 16th Century, it appears that names and locations have become increasingly important in life, business and commercial real estate.

To illustrate, a few years … Read the full post »

Asbestos Legislation Now Operational in Commercial and Industrial Real Estate

As from the 1st of January 2012 new Work, Health and Safety legislation laws relating  to asbestos in industrial and commercial buildings came into effect.

The rate of asbestos related deaths and illnesses in Australia, has risen dramatically in recent times. In the past (5) consecutive years the rate has tripled each year.

The new legislation can be summarised as follows:

1)    … Read the full post »