Begin typing your search above and press return to search. Press Esc to cancel.

We are excited to announce the appointment of experienced corporate consultant Peter Kermode as an Account Manager, further strengthening our market-leading Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs capabilities. Peter joins a Cannings Purple Investor Relations and Capital Markets team that has advised on more than US$130 billion of M&A transactions over the past 12 years and which in 2018 ranked at the top of Business News’ prestigious PR table for a third year in a row. He brings considerable, relevant experience from previous in-house roles at BHP, Chevron and Woodside and with listed property group Mirvac. “Peter is a highly respected corporate adviser and has a wide

Property developers should look beyond the buyer when planning communications, writes Carina Tan-Van Baren.   What is the most important form of communication for a property developer? The answer to most would seem obvious: paid advertising, and hopefully some media coverage — anything that will promote your development and generate sales. There’s no question sales are important, particularly when it comes to getting a project across the line and out of the ground. But in getting to the point of having a product to sell, there are a number of other key considerations that need to be taken into account. You need to ensure your

From floorplans to appraisals, sales to construction, proptech has become a lucrative, disruptive force, writes Lauren Pow — but is the Perth property industry ready? The property market isn’t immune to the disruption of technology. As with every other sector, the use of artificial intelligence, robotics, automation and machine learning are changing the way things have are done, and that can make some in the industry uncomfortable. Property has always been a long-term play, from the five-plus years needed to develop to the 20-year cycle for many investments. But with technology shifting on a more rapid cycle, it is moving at a

Corporate Affairs Director Fran Lawrence looks at the announcement for an independent body, which should — finally — take the politics out of planning.   Earlier this year, WA Premier Mark McGowan officially launched plans for a new capital works advisory body designed to take the politics out of planning the State’s biggest investments. To be known as Infrastructure WA, the new body is tasked with developing a 20-year infrastructure strategy that identifies areas of growth and opportunity and maps out the investment required to support it. The announcement, at a Property Council of Australia (PCA) breakfast, was one that had been an election