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Health precincts equals healthy profits

When investing in property, we look to specialised areas which the rest of the market doesn’t understand so it’s possible to make that extra dollar. One such specialised area is known as a health precinct and these are becoming quite differentiated in what they offer. Many of them include the whole gamut of medical services […]

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August E-News

  Message from the CEO As August draws to a close, Spring is finally in the air! This month has been a busy one with plenty to discuss, including; the national roadshow of Macroplan’s Census data presentations, the Housing Legislation Amendment Bill, the introduction of independent plannings panels by the NSW Government, our Chairman’s upcoming speaking engagement […]

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‘Fast Four’ with Damian Delmanowicz – Senior Planner

Damian has recently joined MacroPlan in 2017 after a successful 15+ years of planning experience within Queensland. Damian’s statutory planning background provides a comprehensive understanding of the development assessment processes, from project feasibility through to approval, construction and compliance across multiple Australian jurisdictions.Damian has assessed, prepared and coordinated many major development projects.  He is well […]

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The digital revolution and city building

The data revolution has begun but we do not know where it will take city building. It seems unlikely that big data could challenge current city building practices and property paradigms in Australia before 2030 because: The implications of big data are unknown for city building. Urban planning and zoning regimes will not react quickly. There […]

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August Message from Michael Tilt, CEO

As August draws to a close, Spring is finally in the air! For Sydney-siders, the mark of the new season’s approach is the starter’s gun in the City-to-Surf, and that race was run just a fortnight ago. Meanwhile, Macroplan is doing its own larger circuit around the country, giving presentations on the newly released Census […]

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The South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017

Also known as ShapingSEQ, the South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017 is the newly released regional plan for the SEQ region. It replaces the South East Queensland Regional Plan 2009–2031 and was given effect on 11 August 2017. ShapingSEQ provides a regional framework for growth management, and sets planning direction for sustainable growth, global economic […]

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MapCloud – What is it and what does it do?

For someone like me who spends hours each day in transit, the idea of a driverless car is amazing – just think of all the ‘spare time’.  A digital PA?  I’ll take 2 please! Amazon fresh food, artificial intelligence, machine learning, neural networks, augmented and virtual reality…the current generation of ‘entrepreneurs’ are problem-solving every element […]

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Is the current period of price movement unusual?

Housing Australia – CEDA Dr Nigel Stapledon, Research Fellow, CAER and Chief Advisor, Macroplan Chapter 1: Is the current period of price movement unusual? Introduction In the last five years house prices in Australian cities have in aggregate risen by 30 per cent in real terms, but this rise has been very much accounted for by […]

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July message from Michael Tilt, CEO

Welcome to the new financial year!  It’s going to be a big one. There’s been a lot of excitement this month with the Victorian Government’s announcement of the successful tender to build the Metro Melbourne Tunnel Project.  The twin nine-kilometre tunnels and five underground stations will free up space in the city loop to run […]