Perth’s urban sprawl is already massive, but will it get any bigger?


Curtin University urban planning lecturer Dr Courtney Babb said he believed a shift towards working from home favoured suburban living.

“Over a long period of time, it might change the dynamics about where people decide to buy a house,” he said…

His university colleague Dr Shane Greive, who specialises in property research, said he believed the pandemic could spook people into reconsidering high-density living…

“We’ve been pushing urban consolidation, but consolidation links with public transport, it links with high density living — and now there’s a question mark over that.”

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