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.
26 July 2016
The Housing Monitor for the Greater Sydney Region recently released by the NSW Government lists four of the top ten suburbs in housing completions as being dominated by apartments, says the Urban Taskforce.
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.
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.
06 July 2016
The announcement by the Minister for Social Housing Brad Hazzard that the Riverwood social housing estate will be renewed with a mix of private, social and affordable housing demonstrates the value of Private Public Partnerships, says the Urban Taskforce.