A recent noteworthy trend in Melbourne has been the surge in foreign investment in local property especially apartment development in Melbourne’s CBD and Southbank areas. Much of the investment has been driven by Chinese, Singaporean and Malaysia developers. The Chinese investors have been prominent and various judges expect the volume of housing investment activity originating from China to remain strong over the long term. The investment has been driven by
The Manly 2015 Master Plan was discussed at the Manly Chamber of Commerce Stakeholder meeting on Wednesday 7th May, with a number of ideas for upgrading Manly’s CBD including: The removal of the Whistler Street Carpark to create a vibrant Village Centre after relocating parking to Manly’s gateway below the Manly Oval A ‘park and float’ public transport system Revitalising and activating Manly’s many laneways and public spaces Manly 2015
Organised by NSW Young Planners Chair and HillPDA Consultant, Christina Livers, the event was to provide next generation planners an opportunity to hear the career journeys of the best in the industry. Speakers included: Lucy Turnbull, a prominent Australian business leader and company director. She is a former politician, being the first female Lord Mayor of Sydney and is currently the Chair of the Committee for Sydney. Sarah Hill, Director
Sarah Hill writes about the transformation in the NSW Planning and the White Paper in her article featured in the June 2013 Australia and New Zealand Property Journal. In her Article Sarah explains what is the White Paper and focus in seven changes in the Planning System for NSW. Find the article here. Australia and New Zealand Property Journal is published by The Australian Property Institute.