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.
28 June 2016
The determination by the Planning Assessment Commission in favour of the Crown Sydney Hotel Resort and the overall master plan is good news for Sydney’s global city status, says the Urban Taskforce.
15 June 2016
The announcement by the NSW Treasurer that a new 4 per cent tax on the purchase of residential real estate by foreign buyers will slow down housing supply and increase the cost of housing, says the Urban Taskforce.
10 June 2016
The announcement by the NSW Government that all private sector proposals for the redevelopment of White Bay Power Station have been rejected reduces confidence in the Private Public Partnership process, says the Urban Taskforce.