News

We keep you updated on the important matters affecting our industry. Read through the latest news and updates from the Institute.

Ripley Valley growth area

One of the fastest growth areas in South East Queensland, Ripley Valley, needs urgent and substantial investment in infrastructure and other facilities, to meet the strong demand from home buyers.

Be environmentally strategic, advice to council

A sustainable corridor approach that balances the preservation of natural assets and continues to provide diverse housing options for a growing population was set out in a submission to Ipswich City Council on the draft Natural Environment Policy.

Street design manual: walkable neighbourhoods

Aligning with the Queensland Government’s introduction of the Healthy and active communities mandatory provisions, the Street Design Manual: Walkable Neighbourhoods is live and available for members to support planning for and delivering walkable neighbourhoods.

AVID Property Group takes 3 for the sea

Consultation is underway on the reference design for the Kangaroo Point Green Bridge. The preliminary business case confirmed the proposed project is a feasible, value-for-money investment that will deliver lasting benefits for Brisbane City.

Consultation open on Kangaroo Point Green Bridge

Consultation is underway on the reference design for the Kangaroo Point Green Bridge. The preliminary business case confirmed the proposed project is a feasible, value-for-money investment that will deliver lasting benefits for Brisbane City.
Table

Branch President meets with Federal Shadow Treasurer

Shadow Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers and Senator for Queensland Anthony Chisholm met with the Institute’s Fraser Coast Branch President Megan Kraft at a small business roundtable hosted by council.

Motor sport shifts into next gear

Rockhampton Regional Council has taken major steps toward the region accommodating a multipurpose motor sports precinct.
Welcome

Institute welcomes new Council CEO

The Institute has reached out to new Mackay Regional Council Chief Executive Officer Michael Thomson to welcome him to the role.
Recovery

Work continuing on MBRC COVID-19 recovery

The Institute is continuing its engagement with the Moreton Bay Regional COVID-19 Economic Recovery Sub-Group of council and on the Regional Economic Development Strategy for the Moreton Bay Region.
Sunshine Coast

Catch the last wave

The opportunity to give your views on strategies to manage the impacts of coastal hazards into the future closes on 30 August.
Ipswich

Last quarter – how did council do?

With the pandemic a serious factor for development activity since March, how did Ipswich statistics fare in the quarter to June 30?
Affordability

Tackling the affordability puzzle

Housing affordability is a key election issue for governments at state and federal levels as well as a major issue for developers. Here, we talk to Peet Managing Director and CEO Brendan Gore about his company’s approach to delivering affordable...
Brent Hailey

5 minutes with Brent Hailey

We spent 5 minutes with Brent to hear about his journey in Queensland's property industry.