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High Rated Offices Continue to Outperform Low Rated Offices in Both Returns and Vacancy Rates

IPD/Department of Industry and Science NABERS Energy Office Market Analysis for the period ending December 2013 indicates a continuous trend for the fourth quarter in 2013 that offices with high NABERS ratings consistently post the strongest total return, outperforming both the low rated offices and total office samples.

Passage of the Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure Amendment Bill 2014 through the Senate

The Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure Amendment Bill 2014 (

Happy 5th Birthday CBD

On the 1 November 2015, the Commercial Building Disclosure (CBD) Program turned five!

CBD Assessor Portal Enhancements Release on 27 January 2015

CBD Assessor Portal IT enhancements completed.

Mandatory disclosure drives energy efficiency improvements?

Recent analysis indicates mandatory disclosure is driving energy efficiency improvements in office buildings.

CBD Review Workshops

On the 6th and 10th November, in Melbourne and Sydney respectively, the independent consultant conducting the CBD R

Fee Increase from 1 July 2015

CBD fees for exemptions and assessor accreditations are set to rise in line with CPI to $389 from 1 July 2015.

Change of Bank Account Details

The bank details have changed for payments for CBD Exemptions and CBD Assessor Accreditation and Re-Accreditation applications.

Increase in Fees from 1 July 2014

The fee for applying for an exemption or accreditation as a CBD Assessor will increase by $10 to $375 from 1 July 2014.


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