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 […]

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 […]