Hot property in the snow + Australian ghost island sells + World's coolest offices and more!

Commercial Director Fiona Okeson joins Kevin Turner in this week’s episode of Property News Update! Tune in as they discuss the following property stories from around the world:

  • World’s coolest offices. Planning a renovation for your office? Take a look at some of the best-looking offices in the world to add some pizazz to your team’s work.
  • When a demo goes wrong. Demolitions are serious business, so what happens when the company doing it is out of their depth? This company was fined $150,000 after triggering a gas leak, trapping a neighbor in her own property, and risked workers to asbestos exposure.
  • House with a $200,000 chandelier. One of Brisbane’s grandest homes, the Chandler mansion has a new owner. The iconic property set a new record for a home sale in the suburb – more than $4 million.
  • Hot property in the snow. Despite climate change concerns and diminishing natural snowfalls, alpine real estate demand is rising.
  • Australian ghost island sells. Dunk Island, a once-popular Queensland resort, has been left in limbo for 8 years after being ravaged by Cyclone Yasi. Its new owners, an investment group, are planning to transform it to a “tourism mecca of Australia”.


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