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Gold Coast $1.2 Billion Spirit Tower Soars to New Heights – MacroPlan in the Press

The Urban Developer Monday 11 June 2018 Queensland’s tallest residential tower, the $1.2 billion “Spirit”, will rise almost 300 metres above the Gold Coast and inject $1.84 billion into its economy. Chinese-backed developer Forise Holdings said the 89-storey residential apartment tower, offering 479 residential dwellings, will create a new landmark for the city. The project […]

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May E-News

Message from the CEO Earlier this month, the Turnbull government delivered the federal budget. On the same day, two key trends in the Australian property market were confirmed: housing prices are dropping, and sales listings are increasing in all the capitals, except Melbourne. As more properties come on the market, this will compound price drops, correcting the overvaluation […]

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May message from Michael Tilt, CEO

Earlier this month, the Turnbull government delivered the federal budget. On the same day, two key trends in the Australian property market were confirmed: housing prices are dropping, and sales listings are increasing in all the capitals, except Melbourne. As more properties come on the market, this will compound price drops, correcting the overvaluation of […]

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‘Fast Five’ with Lainey Haratsis – Economic Analyst

Lainey joined MacroPlan Dimasi fulltime in December 2015, after completing a degree in Property from Melbourne University in 2015. Previous to joining MacroPlan fulltime, Lainey assisted on a part time basis, undertaking market research, data analysis and GIS mapping. Lainey has a diverse range of project experience across residential, retail and commercial property sectors, completing […]

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PIA Congress 18: That’s a wrap!

As the curtain closes on another PIA Congress 18, it is a good time to sit back and reflect on some of the major planning wins we’ve witnessed over the past year. The annual PIA Congress 2018 was held on the west coast for the first time since 2007 in the brand new Perth Convention […]

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The rise of Australian Tourism

Owing to its relative complexity as an industry compared to others there was a time of confusion about what is that defines tourism. After many years of considerable debate and discussion, a demand side concept of what constitutes tourism was adopted by the WTO in 1993 as the international standard for statistical purposes, and the […]

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The 2018/19 Budget Implications for Housing Markets

A REALLY LUCKY COUNTRY? The same day the 2018/19 Budget was released two key trends in the Australian property market were confirmed. First, that housing prices are dropping (as per CoreLogic data and SQM forecasts of 4%-8% for 2018/19). Except for Melbourne, sales listings are increasing and major medium term downside risks to the Australian […]