Newcastle's apartment prices feel pinch in property downturn

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
Updated April 2 2019 - 11:41pm, first published 6:00pm
SHELVED: The Onyx project at the former Empire Hotel site in Hunter Street is not going ahead.

Newcastle unit prices have taken their biggest monthly hit since the property downturn began, according to data from analysts CoreLogic.


Michael Parris

Michael Parris


Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his reporting about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has reported on the 2019 NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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