First National in the News

Housing affordability ‘not on agenda’ for Government

Housing affordability ‘not on agenda’ for Government
Date: 16 May 2017

The Victorian Government’s decision to abolish the Stamp Duty concession for ‘off the plan’ sales from 1 July 2017 will slow the supply of new dwellings, and create a significant downturn for the construction sector as a whole, according to Jonathan Walls, First National Commercial’s National Commercial Manager.

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Healthy agriculture attracts businesses to Perth

Healthy agriculture attracts businesses to Perth
Date: 9 May 2017

According to Cambell Giles of First National Commercial Giles Jones (Midland, WA), healthy agriculture business is creating demand for good-sized industrial properties from farming suppliers.

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Western Australia, turning the corner?

Western Australia, turning the corner?
Date: 2 May 2017

Allan Griffiths of First National Commercial Broome says activity is increasing as confidence lifts amongst service providers to the Browse Basin.

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Are office air-conditioning standards really sexist?

Are office air-conditioning standards really sexist?
Date: 26 April 2017

For 50 years, air conditioning in commercial buildings has been set using standard 55 guidelines. But many workplaces aren’t staffed solely with 40-year-old men dressed in 60’s business suits, and that’s left women out in the cold, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki argues.

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Brisbane industrial land sale

Brisbane industrial land sale
Date: 18 April 2017

Hiep Nguyen of First National Commercial Metro (West End, QLD) reports the sale of 65,900 square metres of industrial zoned land for $1,230,000, in the fast growing heart of the southern Brisbane suburb of Willawong.

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