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Ben covers the property industry and has a keen interest in entrepreneurship and travel writing. He speaks Mandarin and previously covered housing and urban affairs for The Australian Financial Review.
Published 06 December 2012 05:15, Updated 06 December 2012 09:41
Vertical village: The Jacksons Landing project near the Anzac Bridge, in Pyrmont, Sydney, has transformed an industrial wasteland
Policymakers need to take apartment living seriously as it is still easier to build houses on the fringe than apartments near the centre, where the demand is.
BRW Rich 200 ranking: 2
All work and no play has helped Ivan Glasenberg get to the top, and stay at the top, of resources giant Glencore Xstrata. The billionaire says he sees little benefit in rest and relaxation for those who want to become rich.
Co-founder, Altius Asset Management
The best investment decision you’ve made?
There was one June 30, back in the late 1990s I think, where there was an outsized balance of payments number that produced a 50-basis point move on the Commonwealth treasuries futures contract.