Merging mega councils in Perth

Wednesday, 1st Jan 2014

It’s the catfight between councils that’s shaping up to be a battle of the borders. For Perth property investors and developers, it could mean easier development applications approvals in some cases, but being forced to pay higher rates in others.  Damian Collins of Momentum Wealth says half of Perth’s property growth will come from established areas and the State Government wants councils to rezone. Perth Property Investors / Developers who find out where those areas are and get in early could benefit later. “They’re really pushing Bassendean, in terms of the number of dwellings.” “Proposed lots will come up and get rezoned into residential so we’re now looking at those sorts of areas.