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Government chips in for City Mall project

Liz McDonald from The Press, writes: Christchurch’s hotly disputed City Mall block looks likely to be developed by individual landowners, with the Government chipping in to tie everything together. The year-long battle over the land, between the Bridge of Remembrance and Ballantynes, became a stalemate when developers failed to secure enough land to build their […]

MacroPlan’s Tony Dimasi contributes to the latest AMP Capital Recommended Retail Practice Report

Latest AMP Capital Shopping Centres Recommended Retail Practice Report reveals evolving retail landscape New study uncovers the structural shifts influencing and shaping Australian retail and how the industry can respond The retail market is showing signs of recovery amid changing customer behaviour, giving retailers some hope of respite from the tough conditions of the past […]

Squire Sanders Event – Sporting Clubs: Strategic Development

The Squire Sanders inaugural seminar on this subject provoked intense discussion and debate around the sporting industry. Where to Now? Squire Sanders are hosting a follow up event on Tuesday, 19 November at the Squire Sanders Perth Office to consider what makes a sporting club successful, including consideration of project development, contract renewal and effective […]

Plan Melbourne – Metropolitan Planning Strategy

The Victorian State Government recently released the Consultation Draft of Plan Melbourne, Melbourne’s new Metropolitan Planning Strategy.  Brian Haratsis was a member of the Planning Minister’s Advisory Committee responsible for the preparation of the Strategy. The Metropolitan Planning Strategy has important implications for the property industry, including identification of new urban renewal precincts in and […]

2013 Retirement Living Conference: ‘New developments/demographics: demand & supply’ – A presentation by Stuart McKnight

On Wednesday 28 August, the Property Council of Australia hosted the 2013 Retirement Living Conference, at the Hyatt Regency Perth. Stuart McKnight, MacroPlan’s General Manager – Western Australia was one of the key note presenters at the conference and provided audience members with insight into new developments and demographics trends within the health and ageing […]

Growth, city building and liveability: A presentation by Stuart McKnight, General Manager – WA

On Friday 27 September, the Property Council of Australia hosted their September Luncheon: ‘WA’s Capital Works Pipeline’, at the Hyatt Regency Perth. Key note presenter, Stuart McKnight from MacroPlan centered his presentation around; growth, city building and liveability.  These three themes shone through as Stuart addressed the likely opportunities generated by the State Government Capital Works Program […]

It’s Boom Time: Huge clearance rates tipped to make super Saturday in Sydney the best yet

Tim McIntyre and Andrew Carswell from the Daily Telegraph write:  SYDNEY’S real estate market is on track for its biggest boom since the global financial crisis. Super Saturday auctions across Sydney today will deliver a huge win for property owners with economists forecasting a flurry of buying and selling over the next six-months. Across the […]

Parramatta big winner from WestConnex motorway proposal

Mercedes Ruehl from the Australian Financial Review writes: Parramatta is expected to be the biggest winner from the promised WestConnex motorway. Jason Anderson, MacroPlan’s Chief Economist, said the first leg would benefit the outer western suburbs such as Parramatta, rather than suburbs like Five Dock and Haberfield which are closer to the city. “I would […]

WA’s Capital Works Pipeline: Key note presentation by Stuart McKnight, General Manager WA – MacroPlan

Join us at the Property Council’s September Luncheon on 27 September at the Hyatt Regency Perth with key note presenter Stuart McKnight. The WA Government will invest $26.9 billion in infrastructure over the next 4 years.  These projects will be your lifeline for opportunities as investment in resources projects slows down. Hear from Stuart McKnight […]