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NSW Land Rezoned for Low Density Housing

NSW Land Rezoned for Low Density Housing

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in November of the rezoning information provided below.   The Riverlands Golf Course site in Milperra has been rezoned to allow for low density housing and the continuation of part of the site for open space. The intended outcome is to enable the redevelopment of the Riverlands […]

Council Proposes Rezoning to General Industrial

Council Proposes Rezoning to General Industrial

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in November of the rezoning information provided below.   The Alec Lamberton Field Rezoning project seeks an amendment to rezone Lot 1 DP 620655 Lee Street from zone RE 1 Public Recreation to IN1 General Industrial.  The amendment also proposes to change floor space ratio from […]

Rezoning Proposal in Vicotria to Yield 3,640 New Dwellings

Rezoning Proposal in Vicotria to Yield 3,640 New Dwellings

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in November of the rezoning information provided below.   The project, Beveridge Central Precinct Structure Plan, proposes an amendment that seeks to change the Mitchell Planning Scheme to facilitate the development of land within the Beveridge Central precinct which is predominantly zoned Urban Growth Zone in […]

Ashfield Mixed Use Rezoning to Yield 120 Dwellings

Ashfield Mixed Use Rezoning to Yield 120 Dwellings

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in November of the rezoning information provided below.   The Ashfield LEP 2014 Amendment No 3 makes several changes to the site, 90-108 Liverpool Road in Ashfield, New South Wales.  The zoning is changed from R2 Low Density to B4 Mixed Use and the maximum floor space […]

Altona North, Victoria Commercial Rezoning Proposal

Altona North, Victoria Commercial Rezoning Proposal

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in October of the rezoning information provided below.   The proposed amendment to Hobsons Bay Planning Scheme C109 seeks to facilitate the use and development of the site for mixed commercial uses by rezoning land from Industrial 3 to Commercial 2.  The site’s location is 290-298 […]

Penrith: Sydney Business Park Rezoning Adopted to Yield 1,200 Jobs & 3,400 Dwellings

Penrith: Sydney Business Park Rezoning Adopted to Yield 1,200 Jobs & 3,400 Dwellings

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in October of the rezoning information provided below.   The Penrith LEP 2010 Amendment No 8 rezones the site, 565-609 Luddenham Road in New South Wales,  from zone RU2 Rural Landscape to part B7 Business Park part B4 Mixed use and RE1 Public Recreation. This amendment […]

Using technology for your next development site search

Using technology for your next development site search

At Blockbrief we spend our working days focused on knocking down the barriers that once made real estate information – as critical as what can be developed on a property – inaccessible. ePlanning is the provision of online planning information and services. I don’t like the term or the need […]

Property Development In Smart Cities

Property Development In Smart Cities

Technology is critical in a modern city. Not simply because tech brings investment and employment, but because successful cities have always thrived on the disruption new technology brings. A “smart city” is one that utilises the advances of modern technology to transform its infrastructure and make better use of energy, […]

Greater Sydney Commission Unveils Plans for 792000 homes in the Next 20 Years

Greater Sydney Commission Unveils Plans for 792000 homes in the Next 20 Years

The Greater Sydney Commission has released their draft District Plans for six districts in the Greater Sydney area. They also released a draft amendment to the Greater Sydney Region Plan entitled “Towards our Greater Sydney 2056”, which is a 40-year plan to grow Greater Sydney. The GSC released the potentially landmark draft reform […]

Sustainable Development of Sydney Olympic Park

Sustainable Development of Sydney Olympic Park

In 2010, the Sydney Olympic Park Master Plan 2030 was approved, which sets the blueprint for its sustainable development as a vibrant suburb.  The purpose of the Master Plan is to: provide a comprehensive approach to the land’s long term development ensure the Park continues to evolve into an active and […]