Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA
research
1 minute read

Google tool to help find hotspots

Google tool to help find hotspots

by Reporter | July 27, 2012 | 1 minute read

A new tool from Google is set to help investors choose the best property in Sydney, through an addition to the existing Google Maps.

by Reporter
July 27, 2012

Investors looking towards properties across greater metropolitan Sydney will now be able to see how accessible an area is to public transport.

As previously reported, an area's ‘walkability’ to transport and facilities has a direct impact on price and attractiveness to tenants.

The weekly updated Google tool will be a great benefit to those in Sydney, said Google Australia engineering director Alan Noble.

"This is an important addition to Google Maps as our goal is to give people as much information as possible on how to get to their destination,” Mr Noble said.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Other potential data is also in the pipeline, with suggestions that future projects may include the locations of car parks, as well as real-time updates.

Google tool to help find hotspots
default
spi logo
share the article

Subscribe to get the latest news and updates - join a community of over 80,000 property investors.

Check this box to receive podcast updates

From the web

Website Notifications

Get notifications in real-time for staying up to date with content that matters to you.