Posts Tagged ‘property developers’

Property developers and Regional Rail Link

If there is one thing that property developers love to spruik, it is the proximity of their new housing estate to public transport. In the case of Regional Rail Link, the companies developing land adjacent to the new railway line didn’t even have to wait for the trains to start running.

Looking south towards Lollypop Creek and Greens Road

Melbourne’s misleadingly named housing estate

Melbourne’s property developers have a habit of stealing names from New York when branding their new apartment complexes.. However they have managed to outdo themselves, with the “Manhattan Place” housing estate in the outer western suburb of Tarneit.

Advertisement for the 'Manhattan Place' housing estate in Tarneit, Victoria

Aussie property developers and Asian investors

In Australia it is common to find local property developers spruiking their latest high-rise apartment development to investors with Asian backgrounds – just look at Melbourne’s annual Chinese New Year festival. So where else do developers advertise?

You can't have a Chinese New Year Festival in Melbourne without property spruikers

Property developers and Melbourne’s Chinese New Year Festival

Each year Melbourne’s holds a Chinese New Year Festival, and for the Year of the Dragon things were no different, with the streets of Chinatown being blocked off on January 29 to make way for the festivities. All of the traditional Chinese New Year attractions were there, but a few more commercial ones.

Lion dance outside a Melbourne restaurant for Chinese New Year