As stories of new migration patterns and movement across Australia’s cities and regions abound, updated population data shows that what initially appeared to be a pandemic-induced blip is instead the beginning of a reversal of a long-term trend. Emergent patterns of internal migration, together with the rise, and living preferences 0 Comments
Young Workers Dig In Heels Over Office Return
Employers will have to work harder to get younger staff to return to the office in a post-pandemic world, according to data released by multi-national construction giant Lendlease. In a collaboration with Leesman— who measure and analyse employees in the workplace—Lendlease found newer and younger workers did not want to 0 Comments
South-east Queensland infrastructure funding not keeping pace with development, mayors say
The mayors of two booming south-east Queensland councils say funding for critical infrastructure to support hundreds of thousands of incoming residents is falling short of demand. Ipswich, Logan and Moreton Bay councils on the west, south and north of Brisbane are all doing the “heavy lifting” of welcoming south-east Queensland’s 0 Comments
What if the suburbs were just a first draft?
Some interesting trends are taking shape in American suburbia. One thing we know, for example, is that the “flight,” or return, to the suburbs is real (though the death of the city is greatly overstated). We also know that more people are spending more time in the suburbs, and that 0 Comments
Castlerock to develop greenest offices in suburban Frankston CBD
Castlerock are extremely proud to announce that we have entered into a long-term lease agreement with the Victorian Government to develop new offices spanning 5,500m2 in Frankston, Victoria. The state-of-the-art building will be located on the former International Motel site at 383 Nepean Road, in the Frankston CBD and will 0 Comments
Plans Lodged for Gold Coast Healthcare Tower
The Nikiforides Group’s Niecon has filed plans for a healthcare tower in the Lumina project on the Gold Coast. The 9.5ha Lumina project is the last stage of the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct. Niecon’s tower, the Center of Excellence for Clinical Care, Research, Innovation and Industry, is earmarked 0 Comments
One million more cars: the suburban mobility challenge
“We are excited that we will see another million cars on our roads by 2041, such is the growth our region will experience.” Yeah, nah. You’re never going to hear a growth booster make that statement. But it’s true. Or at least highly likely. Another 1.5 million people, based on 0 Comments
Greening the greyfields: how to renew our suburbs for more liveable, net-zero cities
Our ageing cities are badly in need of regeneration. Many established residential areas, the “greyfields”, are becoming physically, technologically and environmentally obsolete. They are typically located in low-density, car-dependent middle suburbs developed in the mid to late 20th century. Compared to the outer suburbs, these middle suburbs are rich in 0 Comments
Wellness focus in rapid growth corridor in Brisbane lures medical and allied health professionals
A focus on health and wellness in Australia’s fastest growing corridor has lured medical and allied health professionals who have responded to a pandemic-led population boom in Greater Springfield. Springfield City Group (SCG) has reported buyers are securing suites close to the Mater Private Hospital, with values soaring to $11,000 0 Comments
Migration to Regions ‘Only Just Beginning’
The move from cities to the region won’t end anytime soon, with the move to hybrid and remote working options helping fuel and sustain the migration. According to Oliver Hume national head of research George Bougias, the hybrid and remote working trend was only just beginning and underpinned why many 0 Comments