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News

  • We’re re-establishing our magazine

    The UDIA (Qld) is excited to announce our Signature publication, The Urban Developer, is undergoing a total rebrand.

    With the dawn of a new year and our industry moving forward, we felt it presented a perfect opportunity to harness this evolutionary phase and deliver a refreshed way of sharing the news and views of the industry through a rebranded magazine.

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  • UDIA (Qld) delivers important industry messages

    UDIA (Qld) CEO Marina Vit delivered a message on behalf of our members at a boardroom luncheon attended by the Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, and Treasurer, Curtis Pitt this week.

    Marina stressed the importance of policy certainty and industry confidence in ensuring a healthy property development sector, which in turn provided for a strong economy and the creation of jobs for Queenslanders.

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  • Property Market Movement Report released: Rockhampton residential values rising

    The Department of Natural Resources and Mines has released the Valuer-General’s Property Market Movement Report 2015. A copy of the accompanying media release can be found here. The Report provides an overview of the change in property values across Queensland and across land use types. This Report accompanies the release of annual statutory land valuations for each local government authority.

    The Report also stated that median residential and multi-unit values have improved – particularly in South East Queensland. In Rockhampton, multi-unit residential values increased significantly – up 10.8%. Residential (single dwelling) values were more subdued - rising 1.8%.

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  • Property Market Movement Report released: Sunshine Coast residential values up 7.4%

    The Department of Natural Resources and Mines has released the Valuer-General’s Property Market Movement Report 2015. A copy of the accompanying media release can be found here. The Report provides an overview of the change in property values across Queensland and across land use types. This Report accompanies the release of annual statutory land valuations for each local government authority.

    The Report also stated that median residential and multi-unit values have improved – particularly in South East Queensland. Sunshine Coast’s median residential values are up by 7.4% and multi-unit values increased by 1.7%.

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  • Property Market Movement Report released: Townsville residential values stable

    The Department of Natural Resources and Mines has released the Valuer-General’s Property Market Movement Report 2015. A copy of the accompanying media release can be found here. The Report provides an overview of the change in property values across Queensland and across land use types. This Report accompanies the release of annual statutory land valuations for each local government authority.

    The Report also stated that median residential and multi-unit values have improved – particularly in South East Queensland. Median residential (single dwelling) values were unchanged in Townsville, with multi-unit residential falling slightly (down 0.3%).

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  • Property Market Movement Report released: Mackay

    The Department of Natural Resources and Mines has released the Valuer-General’s Property Market Movement Report 2015. A copy of the accompanying media release can be found here. The Report provides an overview of the change in property values across Queensland and across land use types. This Report accompanies the release of annual statutory land valuations for each local government authority.

    The Report also stated that median residential and multi-unit values have improved – particularly in South East Queensland. However, residential values fell 8.2% in Mackay.

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  • Fair Value Infrastructure Charges Reminder

    A reminder that the Mackay Regional Council’s infrastructure charges incentive scheme becomes effective on 10 March 2015. 

    Members should be aware that they only have until the above date to seek a reduction in charges for already approved developments.  Developments previously approved and eligible for discounts under Administrative Policy 38 must also apply to Council by 10 March 2015 to recalculate the contributions and the lesser amount will be applicable.

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  • State Government supports Gold Coast light Rail

    On Tuesday 4 March, the new Queensland Government stated it will support Stage Two of the Gold Coast light rail project and wants it completed by April 2018, in time for the Commonwealth Games. Stage Two of the light rail project will connect Stage One (Southport – Broadbeach) to the current Brisbane to Gold Coast heavy rail line.

    The UDIA (Qld) Gold Coast Logan Branch welcomes the new Government’s support for the project and will bring members more information, such as timing and funding arrangements, as it becomes available.

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