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Expert Insights: The Retail Revolution in Urban Developments

Published April 18, 2024 In the bustling metropolises of Australia’s largest cities, a new era of urban development is reshaping the cityscape, bringing together the convenience of modern living with the charm of vibrant retail communities.  The integration of retail spaces within these new developments offer residents and hotel guests unprecedented convenience, with cafes, supermarkets,…

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Benefits of Buying an Apartment Over a House or Land

Published April 18, 2024 In today’s dynamic real estate landscape, the decision to invest in property holds significant weight.  With Australia’s vacancy rate at an all time low of 0.7% (as of February 2024), and the  price difference between houses and apartments having increased by a record 45 per cent over the past four years.,…

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The Future of Urban Planning in Australia in the Face of Climate Change

Published April 18, 2024 At Far East Consortium (FEC), we are committed to excellence in residential property development, ensuring our projects not only meet the needs of today but also embrace the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow.  As Australian cities grapple with the pressures of climate change, sustainable development emerges as a critical pillar in…

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The Role of Community Engagement in the Development Process

Published March 21, 2024 As a distinguished leader in residential property development, Far East Consortium (FEC) has consistently set itself apart through an unwavering commitment to excellence. At FEC, we recognise that the true measure of success in our endeavours lies not just in the structures we build, but in the communities we foster. It…

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Melbourne Property Market Outlook 2024

Published March 21, 2024 The Melbourne property market has exhibited notable resilience and growth when compared to other Australian states and territories.  Over the past few years, Melbourne has experienced a consistent annual average growth rate of 1.2% in property values, despite fluctuations in interest rates. The city’s strong population growth, driven largely by immigration,…

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Australia’s Property Market: Full Recovery and Soaring Median House Prices

Published February 23, 2024 In recent months, Australia’s property market has experienced a remarkable resurgence, marking a full recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic with the national median house price has reached new heights, nearing an impressive $1.1 million, as reported by Domain. Let’s delve into the journey of Australia’s property market, from…

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Perth Overtakes the East Coast as Australia’s Hottest Capital City Property Market

Published February 8, 2024 Australia’s property market dynamics have experienced a significant shift in recent times, with Perth emerging as the most in demand capital city. This transformation has far-reaching implications, particularly for residential property developers looking to capitalise on the burgeoning opportunities in Western Australia.  As we delve into the details, it becomes evident…

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How Property Development is Evolving in Australia

Published January 16, 2024 In Australia, the real estate market is undergoing a significant transformation. As the industry navigates through economic, social, and technological shifts, the role and strategies of property developers are evolving rapidly.  Adaptability has become crucial for property developers to remain successful. This article explores how market changes are compelling the property…

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Eco Property Development

Top 10 Eco-Friendly Property Development Trends in 2024

Published January 15, 2024 As we venture into 2024, the Australian real estate landscape is witnessing a paradigm shift towards eco property development. This transition is not just a trend but a vital response to global environmental challenges. The industry’s commitment to sustainable living is driving innovations in green technologies and design principles, making it…

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FEC Constructions Reaches Milestone with Topping Out of Perth Hub

Published November 23, 2023 In a significant achievement, FEC Constructions has proudly announced the topping out of Perth Hub, marking a major milestone in the construction of this landmark project. The topping-out ceremony, was a momentous occasion that symbolises the completion of the structural phase of this dynamic development. Perth Hub, an ambitious undertaking by…

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Property Development in Australia: Future Trends for 2024

Published November 23, 2023 Property development is an ever-evolving industry, influenced by societal, technological, and environmental changes. To stay competitive and relevant, property developers must adapt to emerging trends. Here are some expected future trends for property developers: Sustainable and Green Development Environmental sustainability is becoming a key focus. Property developers are expected to embrace…

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Melbourne’s Top University Rankings Driving Residential Property Development

Published August 22, 2023 Melbourne, renowned for its rich culture and vibrant lifestyle, is also home to some of the world’s top-ranking universities. As revealed in the recent article from The Australian Financial Review, we aim to discuss how Melbourne’s top performing Universities can fuel property interest from locals and internationals alike. Factors Driving Greater…

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Investment Property Melbourne: What You Need to Know for 2024

Published August 22, 2023 The real estate market in Melbourne has always been a topic of interest for both local and international investors. As we look toward 2024, the city’s property market continues to captivate attention, offering a dynamic and potentially rewarding landscape for those looking to invest. In this article, we aim to provide…

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Discovering Excellence: Melbourne University Claims Australia’s Top spot

Published August 22, 2023 Australia has long-held a reputation for some of the best universities in the country, and Melbourne University is at the forefront of its academic excellence. With seven Australian universities ranking in the world’s top 100, Melbourne University has climbed one spot to secure the 32nd position in the prestigious Academic Ranking…

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Residential Property Development Trends in Australia for Investors

Published June 8, 2023 The Australian residential property market is teeming with potential, creating an exciting landscape for investors seeking profitable ventures. With a rapidly growing population, evolving lifestyle preferences, and a strong emphasis on sustainable housing, the demand for residential properties in Australia is skyrocketing. Even in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, the…

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Far East Consortium’s residential projects are designed to inspire future generations

Published May 30, 2023 Far East Consortium is leading the movement when it comes to innovative residential projects in Australia. As developers, Far East Consortium specialises in forward-thinking, sustainability and community engagement.  Far East Consortium’s award-winning portfolio of residential projects, including a 6-Star Green Star Community, ignites change and facilitates growth. Designed to encourage healthy…

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The surge in high-rise construction projects is expected to continue in 2023

Published May 24, 2023 Australia’s major cities are seeing a rapid rise in the construction of high-rise buildings, with no signs of slowing down.  The recent trends in Australian luxury real estate show an increasing number of mixed-use residential towers being built, with some reaching heights of over 300 metres. Driven by the growing demand…

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7 News Brisbane

Buyer interest is expected to be high for Queen’s Wharf Residences, the brand new residential tower at the heart of the Queen’s Wharf Integrated Resort Development.

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Far East Consortium announces Perth development tender

Last night, Far East Consortium announced invitations to tender as they look to secure a construction partner for their​ P​erth Hub​ development. Located in the heart of Perth, the Perth Hub project is progressing to the next stage. The successful construction partner will be responsible for the development of 314 residential apartments.

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FEC confirms commitment to Perth Hub

Far East Consortium (FEC) has confirmed its 100% commitment to the Perth Hub project. “Construction of the Perth Hub will commence in response to presales as is common industry practice,” said FEC Executive Director, Craig Williams.

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Far East Consortium win approval for dual-tower Perth project

The Perth City link will see its first residents in coming years, with Far East Consortium’s development, including 32-storey mixed-use tower with 314 apartments and a 23-storey, 263-room, four-star Dorsett hotel to the precinct. It will also include a tavern and restaurants on the ground level.

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Sydney News July 2018

FEC, The Star Entertainment Group and Chow Tai Fook, proudly announce FJMT as the architect for a superb new hotel and residential tower to be built as part of the existing Star Integrated Resort Development.

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Brisbane News July 2018

Queen’s Wharf is Australia’s biggest residential project and will be a world class integrated resort development in an integral part of the Brisbane city centre.

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Gold Coast News July 2018

For FEC and our partners, it’s all go on the Gold Coast, where median house prices recently recorded the highest growth rate of all Australian capital cities other than Sydney.

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Perth News July 2018

It’s a pretty exciting time to be on-site at The Towers at Elizabeth Quay! With glass on both buildings going on, as well as, the first of the Kimberley Sandstone cladding and the prototype apartment with fully commissioned operational window complete.

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Melbourne News July 2018

The very last chapter of the Ritz-Carlton Precinct is now selling. The ‘Park Release’ has captured the interest of international and domestic markets, with demand for the Ritz-Carlton precinct unwavering, with record sales achieved across all four stages.

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