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OpenCorp expands into Queensland development

Source: Property Observer Melbourne-based property investment company OpenCorp has acquired sites in Queensland to develop an estimated $360 million in projects at Albion and West End. The Albion site was bought for $11 million, inclusive of existing development approval for 154 apartments. Designed by Hayes Andersen Lynch Architects , the development will comprise one, two…

OpenCorp To Develop $360 Million In Queensland Projects

Source: The Urban Developer Melbourne-based property investment specialist and fund manager OpenCorp has acquired sites to develop an estimated $360 million in Queensland projects. Land has been purchased for two new projects located in Albion and West End. The Albion site was recently purchased for $11 million, inclusive of existing development approval for 154 apartments….

OpenCorp. opening real estate doors to mum and dad investors

Source: Property Observer Melbourne-based OpenCorp, a startup founded by Allister Lewison, his brother Matthew and Cam McLellan, has become the sixth fastest-growing company on the 2015 BRW Fast 100 list. The company boasts an annual growth of more than 175% from 2012 to 2015. It all started in the late 90s when Allister Lewison and…

Why you need to learn to let go

By Matthew Lewison There’s a saying in property circles: “We build them to sell, not to love”. After a year or two of blood, sweat and tears, it’s understandable that developers might walk into their just-built development and become sentimental about it. This was their baby – from the first day to the last. Unfortunately,…

Is property insurance important?

By Cam McLellan Property insurance is vitally important but is something people rarely think about. It protects and mitigates risk for you and should give you the reassurance to sleep well at night, yet people use a very high risk strategy to make sure they are covered. Usually you receive a reminder from the insurance…