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Incentives for property investors are looming as a hot election topic in Western Australia, with both sides of government being urged to develop new initiatives to address a looming rental crisis in the state.

Perth urban sprawl
Perth's urban development has hugged the city's coastline for decades. Photo: Shutterstock

Incentives for property investors are looming as a hot election topic in Western Australia, with both sides of government being urged to develop new initiatives to address a looming rental crisis in the state.

WA is heading to a state election in March, with incumbent Premier Mark McGowan preparing to meet a challenge from newly-appointed Liberal leader Zak Kirkup.

In the sights of the Urban Development Institute of Australia are WA's foreign b…