27 July 2016
The renewal of the old Swiss Grand Hotel at Bondi into a mixed use development with some of the best apartments in Sydney has taken out the prestigious Urban Taskforce ‘Development of the Year’ at the Development Excellence Awards 2016.
14 July 2016
The Central Sydney Planning Strategy released by the City of Sydney has significantly increased building heights but developers and ultimately the consumers will need to pay for the increase, says the Urban Taskforce.
11 July 2016
The return of the Turnbull government gives the opportunity to refocus on Australian cities, jobs and housing affordability particularly in Western Sydney says the Urban Taskforce.
08 July 2016
The recent rejection of a proposal for a tall tower at 48 Macquarie Street Parramatta sets a precedent for much of the Parramatta CBD to be constrained to buildings of only medium height that may not be economically viable says the Urban Taskforce.
01 July 2016
The recent release of an update on population growth by the NSW Department of Planning & Environment demonstrates that NSW is now experiencing strong population growth and this will need long term planning says, the Urban Taskforce.