April News

Cost Benefit Analysis

What is cost benefit analysis, and does it have a role in development appraisal? Adrian Hack of Hill PDA shares the details.

Homebuyer confidence waning

The Genworth Homebuyer Confidence Index decreased slightly by 1.6 points from September 2013 due in part to a decline in confidence in the first homebuyer segment.

Upcoming events

The Australian Property Institute delivers dozens of industry-leading property related events, functions and seminars nationally each year.

Register now for 'Mission to the Pilbara'

Registrations are filling up fast for the Australian Property Institute of WA Division’s upcoming ‘Mission to the Pilbara’ event, running from 30 May to 2 June.

Project Single LEAP successful

The Department of Defence has managed to successfully deliver more than 4000 new accommodation units for single Australian Defence Force members in every mainland state and territory across Australia.

ACT leads way in green infrastructure

The Australian Capital Territory is scoring points in green infrastructure and development, with recognition given to the ACT’s most advanced green building and the territory’s first ever Green Star rated hotel.

Event: SA economic snapshot

South Australia’s property professionals gathered for a local, national and global economic snapshot at the recent Australian Property Institute (API) State of the Market Conference.

Construction decline slows

The Australian construction sector was up 2.0 points to 46.2 in the seasonally adjusted Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index.

Marcia Bowden awarded API Life Fellow

Marcia Bowden has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the Australian Property Institute (API), receiving the award Life Fellow at the 2014 ACT Division AGM