We’re Hiring!! Content Director

Australia¹s leading source of information for the property and built environment industry, The Urban Developer, wishes to appoint a passionate, highly motivated, experienced and enthusiastic communications executive to join the Executive team in our Brisbane office.   Who Are We? The Urban Developer is Australia’s largest, most engaged and fastest growing community of property and […]

Media picture of urban consolidation focuses more on a good scare story than the facts

Neighbourhoods as “battlefields”, “sardine city”, traditional suburbs as “threatened species” and urban hubs as the domain of “latte-sipping yuppies”. These are examples of the dramatic and negative imagery Queensland newspapers use to describe urban consolidation in Brisbane. Our research identifies depictions of urban consolidation in Brisbane by five newspapers: The Courier Mail and Sunday Mail, Brisbane […]

A Demographer, A German Town Planner And A Parks Commissioner All Walk Into A Bar…

– by Chris Isles, Australian Planner of the Year 2015 and International Executive Director for Planning.  A Demographer, a German Town Planner and a Parks Commissioner all walk into an Australian bar and each of them remark about the ‘Missing Middle’ and need for greater housing choice within our communities. I wish this was the […]

How To Be On The Same Page As Architects

Understanding a project’s vision is key to successfully working with an architect. Managing Director Scott Clements shares the top three things he’s learned about staying on the same page as architects. Scott talks about the importance of developing a mutual sense of trust and respect with architects, and the need for open and honest communication […]

Event: 2016 Brisbane Outlook

The Urban Developer, in partnership with Place Design Group, invite you to join us for an informative presentation from three of the industry’s key players concerning the outlook for property developers and professionals in the year ahead. To be held at the Newstead Brewing Co on Tuesday 16 February, the presentations are an essential resource […]

Brisbane Property Industry Sleeps Out For Homeless Youth

Leaders of Queensland’s property industry will be stepping out of their comfort zone and sleeping rough at Brisbane’s RNA Showgrounds to raise awareness and funds for homeless youth. This evening (Thursday 19 November), the Property Industry Foundation (PIF) will be hosting its second annual Charity fundraiser StreetSLEEP event organised through its volunteer group PropertyBlitz. With […]

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Property Industry Foundation Sets Sail In Sailing Cup

Queensland’s property and construction leaders are invited to The Property Industry Foundation’s (PIF) annual Brisbane Charity Sailing Cup on Friday 23 October to help raise much needed funds for Brisbane’s homeless youth. Sponsored by Stockland and Cornerstone Properties, the event will be hosted at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron in Manly. The event aims to […]

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NBN Provides Technological Edge In Competitive Property Market

The Milton Residences in Brisbane. Developers and residents are increasingly looking at technological offerings in choosing location.  The rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) across Australia represents a unique opportunity in property development. As NBN experts, iiNet are keen communicate that the upcoming transition to super fast high-speed internet will bring many benefits to […]

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Communal Areas: How to Design the Perfect Apartment with John Flynn from Conrad Gargett

  The Urban Developer’s Adam Di Marco sits down with Conrad Gargett Design Director John Flynn as he talks about “Communal Areas”. John is one of Australia’s leader architects, having worked in across Australia and internationally on a diverse range of project types including residential, commercial, educational, public buildings, health, defence and master planning. John […]