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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 […]

Renewal a major focus for Australia’s Cities

Glenn Lamont, Head of Advisory – MacroPlan writes: Urban renewal is dominating the headlines as local and international investors scramble to make the most of planning and legislative changes, opening the door for major development in many of Australia’s largest cities. Areas such as Fishermans Bend in Melbourne, the Riverbank Precinct in Adelaide, Elizabeth Quay […]

MacroPlan Industrial Rezoning Justification

MacroPlan Industrial Rezoning Justification Parramatta City Council has unanimously supported a recommendation to zone industrial land for residential use in the suburb of Granville, Sydney.  The proposal also includes an up-lift in building height and floor space ratio development standards. MDM Pty Ltd approached MacroPlan to assist in presenting an economic case to rezone land […]


One week in September…

Jason Anderson, Chief Economist – MacroPlan writes: The first week of September will provide some critical economic readings, in the lead up to the federal election on Saturday 7th. The RBA monetary policy announcement on Tuesday will be closely followed by the GDP result for June quarter 2013, providing data fuel for commentary on economic […]

Victoria’s infrastructure agenda

A MacroPlan report adds to the political rethink of Melbourne’s East-West Link roll out. The report highlights the growing reliance on Melbourne’s West Gate Bridge indicating that its closure for one year would cost the state a mass $8 billion. Nick Toscano and Laura Little from Wyndham Weekly write: MELBOURNE’S growing reliance on the West Gate […]