Fundamentalsof Property Development

    • Date

    • Time

      8:30AM - 4:30PM
    • RSVP

      Fri 25 Aug 2017
    • Location

      UDIA Qld Boardroom, Level 12, 120 Edward Street Brisbane City
  • Professional Development Course: Fundamentals

By attending this UDIA Qld professional development course you will learn:

  • How to select a site;
  • Conduct a feasibility study;
  • Develop an understanding of the planning system and the development application process; and
  • Learn about funding options.

You will also learn about the development cycle and the resources you need to successfully manage a project.  


From site selection through to development approval

  • Selecting the site
  • Research and due diligence
  • Feasibility – case study
  • Negotiation and contracts
  • Understanding funding options
  • Town planning and the development application process.


From development approval to completion

  • Designing for the buyer and your site
  • Development options – case study
  • Project management and budgeting
  • Development cycle and acquisition strategies
  • Building costs and construction management
  • Sales and marketing.




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Justin McInally

Justin McInally - HopgoodGanim Lawyers

Justin’s practice covers the sale and acquisition of commercial property, commercial and retail leasing and property development and he advises clients on a full range of legal issues associated with property law. Justin has broad transactional experience, having acted in the sale and purchase of various CBD office buildings, industrial properties, transport/infrastructure assets, shopping centres and future residential development property.

Richard Fulcher

Richard Fulcher - S4 Property

Richard has been involved in the development of over 50 projects over 20 years, ranging from boutique to billion dollar undertakings. With experience covering all product types including land, housing, townhouses, medium density and high-rise mixed use developments, he has a unique insight and knowledge of all facets of property development.

Matt Hemming

Matt Hemming - Mitchell Brandtman

Matt is Partner with Mitchell Brandtman and manages the national 5D Quantity Surveying & Cost Planning Team who specialise in leveraging off Building Information Models [BIMs] to provide clients with a ‘new’ level of Cost Certainty that is unrivalled in the industry. With 17 years’ experience with the firm, Matt is regularly invited to present and share his knowledge and expertise at various tertiary education and industry bodies.

Thomas Buckley

Thomas Buckley - HopgoodGanim Lawyers

Thomas is an Associate in the Planning and Environment division at HopgoodGanim. His practice covers a broad range of planning and environment matters associated with the development industry. He has particular expertise in town planning law and the development approval process, including litigation for stakeholders.

Andrew Keily

Andrew Keily - Bentleys

Andrew Keily is a Director in the Business Services Division at Bentleys. He joined the firm in 2005. Andrew is a trusted advisor to a diverse group of clients including high growth businesses, sizeable manufacturing enterprises, property developers and individuals. He provides his clients – both established and new start-up businesses – with expert advice across a broad spectrum of tax and accounting issues with a focus on property, structuring and business growth.

Cameron McColl

Cameron McColl - City of Brisbane Investment Corporation

Cameron is a CPA qualified accountant having studied a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Queensland, as well as being a Licensed Real Estate Agent and a developer in his own right. He has previously worked with companies such as Brisbane Airport Corporation and Ray White as well as running a high net worth family’s property business for 10 years where he established himself as one of Brisbane’s premier private lenders.

Brendan Tutt

Brendan Tutt - Tessa Group

Brendan Tutt is the Managing Director and Founder of the Tessa Group of Companies, a privately owned, fully integrated and multi-disciplinary residential property business model, that possesses industry leading capabilities encompassing property development, project advisory and marketing, building management, house building and real estate agency operations.

Catherine Andrews

Catherine Andrews - Place Design Group

Catherine is a Senior Town Planner at Place Design Group with over six years of experience in the development industry. Her roles have provided her with a range of experience in both the private and public sector. A high level understanding of the public sector has proved invaluable in negotiating development approvals for her private sector clients through utilising a vast network of Council contacts coupled with a strong knowledge of Council’s internal processes and drivers.

Greg Tupicoff

Greg Tupicoff - Alder Developments

Greg Tupicoff studied Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Queensland before starting his career in a small town planning consultancy working on a wide range of urban and regional projects. Greg has also worked for Council as a DA planner and for a number of major developers, including Lend Lease and Peet as a Town Planner, Production Manager and Project Director.


Support Sponsors

Alder Developments Bentleys CBIC Hopgood Ganim MB Place Design Group Roger Collins-Woolcock S4 tessa