Fifth Estate

Dawn of the AV: Why we need to snatch control from the hands of private interest – MacroPlan in the Press

The Fifth Estate November 30 2017 Author: Cameron Jewell Australia is at risk of handing control of its mobility system to private companies and foreign interests if it does not properly regulate the impending shift to autonomous vehicles (AVs), economist and commercial property analyst Brian Haratsis has warned. Haratsis has just released a book on AVs […]

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November E-News

Message from the CEO As the silly season draws near, it has been a very busy November for the team at Macroplan! Executive Chairman, Brian Haratsis launched his new book Autropolis: The Diverse Mobility Revolution at the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Annual Christmas Luncheon in Sydney last week. Autropolis outlines the impact that Autonomous Vehicles will change the […]

Melb article

MacroPlan helps expand Holiday Inn Melbourne Footprint

Author: Eoghan McColl, Planning Manager – Victoria MacroPlan are pleased to be the consulting town planners for the Holiday Inn Hotel project in Werribee. After signing this week, our clients Pelligra Group and Citinova are now set to deliver the 150-room property, the newest hotel in Western Melbourne. This project recognizes the rapid growth in […]

City

Transformational Australian Urbanisation: Disrupting Institutional Frameworks and Traditional Land Use Planning Process

The Parliamentary inquiry into sustainability transitions in Australian cities and regions set a major challenge for MacroPlan. What are we transitioning towards and how could such transitioning occur to achieve transformational outcomes? MacroPlan has prepared a submission for the Parliamentary inquiry that will examine the Australian Government’s role in the development of cities. In MacroPlan’s […]

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Space game: Driverless cars could save suburban malls from the Amazon threat – Macroplan in the press

Australian Financial Review November 29 2017  Author: Michael Bleby Driverless cars could save suburban malls from the Amazon threat by allowing smaller shopping centres to turn car parks into community facilities and by turning car journeys into productive time. At a time when the online juggernaut is poised to hit the Australian retail economy and analysts predict […]

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November message from Michael Tilt, CEO

As the silly season draws near, it has been a very busy November for the team at Macroplan! Executive Chairman, Brian Haratsis launched his new book Autropolis: The Diverse Mobility Revolution at the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Annual Christmas Luncheon in Sydney last week. Autropolis outlines the impact that Autonomous Vehicles will change the […]

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Student housing

Student numbers in Australia continue to rise quickly and this growth has been driven by international students who have high levels of affordability and see themselves as having fewer options for location. By contrast, over the past five years, domestic student numbers have stabilised and, in some institutions, have even started to drop. At Macroplan, […]