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21 Feb 2015 (AFR) - Property shortage drives surge in Sydney land prices

(21 Feb 2015, AFR, p9, Larry Schlesinger)

‘The average price of a Sydney residential lot increased by 20 per cent to $390,000 in 2014, according to figures compiled by Fairfax-owned Domain Group. 43 more words

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$5.45-million for Grace Islet in BC

The Globe and Mail WENDY STUECK, Published Monday, Feb. 16 2015, 9:16 PM EST

The province announced Monday it has put up $5.45-million for the property… 118 more words


Lack of industrial land in Metro Vancouver causing companies to locate elsewhere

It’s widely known how expensive it is to buy a home in Metro Vancouver, but a new report says businesses have it even worse.

Colliers International says the cost of developing an industrial property on the Lower Mainland has increased by as much as 26 per cent in the past two years. 98 more words


Owning Land can Lead to Worthwhile Tax Deductions

FL land has long been viewed by many as an attractive investment.  After all, it’s the stuff they’re not making any more of.  You usually earn no income from  land, but you do have expenses for such items as property tax, interest and other carrying costs.   814 more words

An Australian Example: How User Pays Ideologues Defeated Infrastructure

Bryan Kavanagh

How User Pays Ideologues Defeated Infrastructure (please klick).

This interview is an interesting case study about good and bad ways of financing infrastructure. The text was taken from our Australian friends from… 13 more words


Rapid Transit is a Quality Investment for London

300 Million Dollars.

This is the multi-level government investment cost for London’s bus rapid transit (BRT) plan – a plan that has been championed by mayor candidate Matt Brown and lambasted by pretty much every other mayor candidate in (and out of) the race. 1,500 more words


Determining Land Value

The question of value is something that people selling and buying lots and acreage for sale struggle with.  What makes one piece of land more valuable than another?  425 more words