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Opal Tower

Opal Towers’ Insurance Increase and Buying off the Plan

#OpalTower #Construction #Insurance Opal Towers’ Insurance premiums have increased 20 time and agents are telling us that Buying off the Plan is still in demand! References Opal Tower builder agrees to pay $1.7m insurance https://www.afr.com/property/residential/opal-tower-builder-agrees-to-pay-1-7m-insurance-20190731-p52ci6 Opal Tower fiasco unlikely to dent off-the-plan sales, agent tips https://www.realestatebusiness.com.au/breaking-news/18799-opal-tower-suit-unlikely-to-dent-off-the-plan-demand

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Opal Tower

Opal Tower Owner’s Class Action

#OpalTower #Construction #ClassAction The owner’s of Opal Tower have launched a class-action lawsuit against the Sydney Olympic Park Authority (SOPA). This case will certainly be an interesting precedent, particularly if the government pursues cross-claims. References Opal Tower unit owners launch multi-million-dollar class action against NSW State Government https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-29/opal-tower-class-action-suit-by-owners-sydney-olympic-park/11354562

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Construction

Looking at the Zetland Lofts Drawings

#Zetland #Construction #Evacuated Let’s look at the drawings for the Zetland Lofts and discuss some of the issues that could arise from the box gutter design.

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Construction

Inside the Zetland Lofts

#Zetland #Construction #Evacuated Let’s look inside the Zetland Lofts in order to get a better understanding of the issues facing the owners and occupants. Unfortunately, this isn’t a simple problem. References

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Construction

Avoiding the next Mascot or Opal

#MascotTowers #Construction #Evacuated Let’s look at and discuss some suggestions for buying a lemon and how one can avoid the next Opal or Mascot Towers. References

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Construction

Zetland Apartment Evacuation

Zetland #Construction #Evacuated It has come to light that luxury loft apartments in Sydney have been evacuated and a currently sitting empty. While I understand why people can’t be expected to live in buildings that present a life safety risk, the number of buildings with serious defects points to systematics issues in the industry. I […]

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Construction Mascot Towers

Mascot Towers Dilapidation Report

#MascotTowers #Construction #Evacuated The Dilapidation Report of Mascot Towers prepared to protect the interests of the Peak Tower Developer has been released to the public. Let’s have a look at the report and make note of the damage that existed at Mascot Towers prior to the commencement of any construction at Peak Towers. References Mascot […]

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Construction Economy Mascot Towers Peak Towers

Bayside Council Releases All Mascot and Peak Towers Information

#MascotTowers #PeakTowers #Evacuated Bayside Council has released all of its information concerning Mascot Towers and neighbouring Peak Towers. They should be commended for releasing this information to the public and we should all lobby to make this standard practice to ensure consumers have access to as much information as possible. References Mascot Towers and Peak […]

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Construction Mascot Towers

Mascot Built on Botany Sands

#MascotTowers #Construction #Evacuated Mascot Towers was built on the Botany Sands Aquifer which has been polluted due to years of industry and imposes restrictions on excavation. Let’s learn about the Aquifer and look at historical aerial images from the ’50s to today in order to understand the scale of industrial activity. Note: When looking at […]

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Construction

Mascot Towers Owners Face Bankruptcy

#MascotTowers #Construction #Evacuated As Owners of Mascot Towers face bankruptcy because they might have to wait a year to access their apartments, it has been revealed that the owner’s corporation had previously accepted $750k in 2015 from the builder to waive any responsibility for ongoing defects. If you bought an apartment in Mascot a couple […]