In-depth Property DevelopmentCourse

    • Date

    • Time

      8:30AM - 4:30PM
    • RSVP

      Fri 28 Sep 2018
    • Location

      UDIA Qld Boardroom, Level 12, 120 Edward Street Brisbane City
  • In-depth Property Development 2018

The In-depth Property Development course will equip you with the knowledge you need to operate successfully in the development industry.

Some the industry's brightest minds will deliver a comprehensive and engaging program that will update you with concepts and terminologies of the industry in use today.

The six module course is delivered over six days (two days per fortnight) over a six week period in October and November 2018.

Enrol in a single module, two at a time, or complete the full course and earn CPD points**. 


Course modules

  1. SOLD OUT | Securing the right site – taking you from site selection to acquisition (9 Oct)
  2. SOLD OUT | Practical application – a how to for due diligence including feasibilities and funding (10 Oct)
  3. SOLD OUT | Project conceptualisation, positioning, and marketing – the name says it all! (23 Oct)
  4. SOLD OUT | The planning process – what it takes to get a development approved (24 Oct)
  5. SOLD OUT | Built form – the nuts and bolts of construction (7 Nov)
  6. SOLD OUT | Project delivery – end-to-end development management (8 Nov)

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Cost (ex GST)

Full course (all six modules)

Per module

Member Standard 


Non-Member Standard


Member Student 


Non-Member Student 


Corporate Pass (2 or more)

$3,999.00 pp

Member Standard 


Non-Member Standard


Member Student 


Non-Member Student 



 **CPD points will be offered to participants who complete the full course.



Alan Sheldon

Alan Sheldon - Mosaic Property Group

Alan Sheldon, the Head of Strategic Acquisitions and Relationships for Mosaic Property Group has had over 18 years’ industry experience and holds a Degree in Civil Engineering. Throughout Alan’s extensive career he has gained end to end experience within acquisitions, planning and approvals, finance, construction, certification, sales and marketing and post project closeout.

Cameron McColl

Cameron McColl - Boulder Capital

Cameron is a CPA qualified accountant having studied a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Queensland. Currently he is Chief Operating Officer for Boulder Capital, a boutique private lender backed by a high net worth family that specialises in providing mezzanine, pref equity and equity finance transactions predominantly throughout SEQ and Northern NSW.

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.

Rob Blake

Rob Blake - Calibre

Rob is a Senior Civil Engineer with over 13 years professional experience delivering significant civil projects including residential communities and major infrastructure. Working in a variety of executive roles in both corporate and government environments, Rob has a reputation for consistently achieving results and delivering outcomes on time and on budget.

Lisa Nixon

Lisa Nixon - BBS Communications

Lisa is a highly experienced communications strategist and team leader. With more than 25 years’ experience in corporate communications and media, Lisa’s strength lies in complex problem solving and issues management. She is a sought-after advisor to Boards and Senior Executives on corporate reputation matters, marketing communication team development and strategic communications planning.

Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith - Place Design Group

A planner, urban designer, and rugby coach, Stephen has experience in both Australia and the United Kingdom in master planning, urban design, and strategic planning. He combines this with his extensive history in statutory planning in both the public and private sectors. Regional development has become a focus for Stephen particularly in the last few years.

Taylor Hood

Taylor Hood - EnviroDevelopment

Taylor has international and domestic project experience as an Urban and Regional Planner and Urban Designer. Skilled in public speaking, urban planning, feasibility studies, sustainable design, and placemaking. Now, Taylor plays a key role in coordinating the UDIA's EnviroDevelopment program and reviewing environmentally sustainable projects across Australia.

Dean Steer

Dean Steer - Bentleys

Dean is a Partner in the Bentleys Tax Consulting Division in Brisbane. He has extensive experience working with property sector participants, including building and civil contractors, developers, real estate investment trusts, receivers, landlords and lessees.

Sarah Macoun

Sarah Macoun - HopgoodGanim Lawyers

A Partner in HopgoodGanim Lawyers’ Planning and Environment team, Sarah has extensive experience in the areas of planning approvals, litigation and dispute resolution, together with many years of expertise and a keen interest in environmental legislation and policy. Her practice involves advising developers, government entities, and mining and infrastructure proponents across the spectrum of planning and environment related legislation.

Myles Campbell

Myles Campbell - Mirvac

Myles Campbell is the National Product Manager within the Mirvac residential business, a role he has held since 2012. His primary area of operation is aligning a thorough understanding of the profile of market demand form a consumer perspective, with the wants, aspirations and constraints of those customers and the commercialities of project development to shape residential projects to exercise sustainable competitive advantages in their respective markets.

Richard Fulcher

Richard Fulcher - Oliver Hume

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. Through his hands-on approach, Richard brings a unique skill set and value adding perspective to the whole property development life cycle.

Russel Ensbey

Russel Ensbey - Gadens

Russell is Special Counsel in Gadens’ Property and Construction team. Russell has been admitted for almost 29 years and, for over 27 of those years, has practiced exclusively in building and construction law. Russell has acted for clients ranging from Government Departments and Authorities, large commercial construction companies to small domestic builders, subcontractors and owners.

Kelly Marshall

Kelly Marshall - Gadens

Kelly has a wealth of experience in commercial contracts. She specialises in intellectual property and technology matters, offering her clients pragmatic, balanced and commercially astute advice. Kelly has well-rounded experience providing her clients with both commercial advice and litigation and dispute resolution support. She works with national and multi-national companies, entrepreneurs, government and not-for-profits.

Brad Marland

Brad Marland - Gadens

Brad is a Partner in the real estate group of Gadens Brisbane with particular expertise in a wide range of real estate transactions, including large acquisitions for green fields residential communities, due diligence reviews, development structuring for major transactions and set up of off the plan residential and commercial estates. Brad has acted for numerous public and private developers, commercial property clients and builders.

Marc Wilkinson

Marc Wilkinson - Penfold Property Group

Marc has extensive experience within Australia’s leading property development companies having worked for Delfin, Lend Lease and Stockland. Within these positions he has worked on some of Queensland’s largest master planned communities, which include Springfield lakes, Forest Lake, Varsity Lakes and North Lakes. During Marc’s time at Stockland he was the State Planning and Approvals Manager where he managed the design and approval process of new projects within Queensland.

Jaryd Collins

Jaryd Collins - Brookfield Residential Properties

Jaryd Collins is a Senior Development Manager who specialises in residential and masterplanned communities. Jaryd has over a decade of experience across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and the Northern Territory, undertaking large and small built form and land developments in urban and regional areas. Jaryd has worked on numerous UDIA award winning projects, and currently oversees Brookfield’s residential community projects.

Karl Yunker

Karl Yunker - Pensar

As founder and Managing Director of Pensar, Karl has driven the company’s growth and diversification from day one - from its origins in property development, through to its expansion into infrastructure, mining services, building, energy, water and industrial engineering. Before establishing Pensar in 2000, he had an extensive career in infrastructure, mining and property, with leading civil, contracting and construction companies across Australia.

Chris Isles

Chris Isles - Place Design Group

Chris is a Director and National leader of Place Design Group’s Planning Sector. Chris was awarded the Queensland Planner of the Year, and subsequently Australian Planner of the Year by the Planning Institute of Australia in 2014 and 2015. He is best known for his pioneering work on the feasibility and commercial testing of planning schemes and planning policy work in Queensland.

Adam Taylor

Adam Taylor - Alder Constructions

Adam joined the civil division of Alder Constructions as a Project Manager after extensive experience working with Tier 1 Contractors both in Australia and abroad. Adam’s current role as Civil Manager sees him manage a growing project delivery team while overseeing the operational aspects of the division from targeting projects, tender and stakeholder management through to project delivery and close-out.

Gemma Cook

Gemma Cook - Bentleys

Gemma Cook is a Director in the Bentleys Business Services division in Brisbane. She has over 17 years’ experience advising family owned business, and has many clients operating in the property sector, including developers, builders, contractors and both commercial and residential landlords. She has advised on many industry relevant issues including structuring, tax, GST, QBCC reviews, payroll tax and succession planning.

Cameron Davies

Cameron Davies - Deicke Richards

Cameron is an urban designer and architect, and has designed and directed significant greenfield and urban regeneration design projects in Queensland. As an architect, he has been responsible for the design and coordination of a broad range of projects including education, mixed-use developments, sustainable multi-residential housing, industrial and university buildings. He has highly developed visual communication skills and is an experienced enquiry by design facilitator.