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New Plan for Greater Sydney to Facilitate Over 725,000 Dwellings and 800,000 Jobs

New Plan for Greater Sydney to Facilitate Over 725,000 Dwellings and 800,000 Jobs

According to the Draft Greater Sydney Region Plan: 8 Million People will call Sydney home by 2056. The Plan will provide 725,000 new dwellings and generate an extra 817,000 jobs. Greater Sydney will become 3 connected cities over the next 40 years, linked by new public transport, giving more communities […]

South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017 Finalised: Plan for 800,000 New Dwellings

South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017 Finalised: Plan for 800,000 New Dwellings

On 11 August 2017, the South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017, also known as ShapingSEQ, was given effect as the new regional plan for South East Queensland (SEQ). ShapingSEQ provides a regional framework for growth management, which sets the long-term planning direction for sustainable growth, a globally competitive economy, and […]

Gold coloured twin towers planned for Surfers Paradise

Gold coloured twin towers planned for Surfers Paradise

    One of Surfers Paradise’s empty riverside sites is set for glitz and glamour redevelopment. The Queensland Times is reporting that: Developers have filed plans to build River Terrace, a two-tower mixed-use complex rising 48 and 36 storeys respectively over the Nerang River, creating an “entrance statement” on the […]

Chinese investment in Australian real estate reaches $24 billion

Chinese investment in Australian real estate reaches $24 billion

  Chinese buyers have spent a record $133.7 billion in foreign real estate in 2016. While investment has slowed somewhat in 2017, it’s still projected to top $100 billion by the end of the year according to Chinese property listing website Juwai.com. Demand in foreign real estate is still strong. […]

Sydney and Melbourne Population Boom Will Keep Property Prices High: 5 Facts You Need to Know

Sydney and Melbourne Population Boom Will Keep Property Prices High: 5 Facts You Need to Know

A potential population boom in wannabe First Home Buyers (FHB), is expected to result in huge surge in housing market demand. With release of the ABS Census data this week man expected have been looking into how demographic changes will impact the real estate market. 1. The Key segment is […]

National Land Use Zoning Update | 29 June 2017  [VIDEO]

National Land Use Zoning Update | 29 June 2017 [VIDEO]

World’s Tallest Timber Office Building to be Built in Brisbane

World’s Tallest Timber Office Building to be Built in Brisbane

In 2018 Brisbane will be home to the world’s tallest engineered timber office building.   Taller wooden buildings exist but Lendlease’s 25 King, now underway at the $2.9B RNA Showgrounds redevelopment site, is touted as the tallest engineered-timber office tower on Earth. “25 King is set to become the tallest […]

3D Model Shows Melbourne’s Development Activity Future

3D Model Shows Melbourne’s Development Activity Future

Online 3D Model reveals how Melbourne’s skyline will look in the future     The future of central Melbourne can now be viewed online with a 3D model. The model presents a visual representation of buildings currently built, under construction, approved and under application. Lord Mayor Robert Doyle described the […]

Queensland Housing Strategy 2017-2027: Outlines $1B Investment to Provide for 5,000 Homes and 600 Jobs Per Year

Queensland Housing Strategy 2017-2027: Outlines $1B Investment to Provide for 5,000 Homes and 600 Jobs Per Year

The Queensland Government is investing $1.8B to build over 5,000 New Homes The Queensland Housing Strategy 2017-2027 is a 10-year framework driving key reforms and targeted investment across the housing continuum. It redefines how the Queensland Government will deliver housing to support urban renewal, generate new jobs, provide affordable housing […]

Rezoning Adoptions, Australia, May 2017

Rezoning Adoptions, Australia, May 2017

Blockbrief’s Rezoning Adoption Data showed that there was 64 rezoning instrument adoptions across Australia in May 2017 providing additional capacity for up to 7,808 dwelling units and development projects to generate 2,686 jobs nationally. This capacity can potentially be realised after development applications/planning permits and buildings applications are approved for […]