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‘Fast Five’ with Bruce van Niekerk – General Manager Projects, Operations & Innovation

Bruce’s career has spanned the financial services sector, not for profit, construction and development sectors including roles in business development and operational management. Passionate about the hospitality, retirement and retail asset classes, Bruce has been instrumental in creating development opportunities for developers, tenants and operators alike; helping clients develop partnerships which build their portfolios and […]

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Identifying new property hotspots

New property hotspots are emerging throughout the fabric of the property industry including co-working spaces, last mile delivery solutions, freight and logistics and tourism powered by Airbnb. These hotspots are part of the platform revolution impacting cities. The well-publicised FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google) platforms have been joined by a myriad of others including Alibaba, […]

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July E-News

Message from the CEO This coming month promises to be a significant one. The Australian population will reach the 25 million milestone, and our growth is happening at an unprecedented rate. The last million people were added in less than 2.5 years – almost half the time it took to add the previous million. [Click […]

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Hypothetical Thought Starter: Urban Planning and Land Use for Connected and Automated Vehicles

Objective The objective of this paper is to raise public awareness and engage thought leaders to identify paths forward and potential barriers/risks, and to encourage discussion on a new policy mix to reshape cities. Source: urbds.com Overview To set the scene, imagine a future where: By 2023, we have achieved Level 4 vehicle autonomy; By 2025, […]

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July Message from Michael Tilt, CEO

This coming month promises to be a significant one. The Australian population will reach the 25 million milestone, and our growth is happening at an unprecedented rate. The last million people were added in less than 2.5 years – almost half the time it took to add the previous million. So what does all this […]

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MacroPlan Project of the Month: Cassowary Coast Tourism Project, North Queensland

Brief: Cassowary Coast Regional Council contracted MacroPlan to undertake an audit of the state of play of tourism at the international, national and regional level to contextualise the opportunities and challenges for the Council to re-purpose the 18.2 hectare Kareeya Hydro Power Station former worker’s village at Cardstone deep in the UNESCO World Heritage Listed […]