By Andrew Stevens, Managing Director The Sunshine Coast Council recently provided an update on the Sunshine Coast Mass Transit Project. The project’s initial focus is to explore opportunities for mass transit between Maroochydore and Kawana. This project is generating a lot of debate in the community, with a range of views already expressed.
If you’re considering a residential development in South East Queensland, you’ll be well advised to look for sites in Caboolture, Redcliffe Peninsular and Caloundra as there are big savings on infrastructure charges on offer. And, we mean BIG! Up to 50% off infrastructure charges for sites on the Sunshine Coast, while in the Morton Bay region…
In this, the last of our Infill Development series, Kari Stephens reports on the challenges of locating infrastructure when the records are incomplete or inaccurate. In previous articles she has written about fighting for density on a small block and overcoming the challenges of neighbours.
In the first article of this series Kari Stephens reported on fighting for density on a small site. She has also addressed the challenges of dealing with neighbours and negotiating access to infrastructure via their property and in this article, she discusses the amenity challenges of when new meets old.
In the first article of this series Kari Stephens reported on fighting for density on a small site. In this, the second of the series, she outlines the challenges of dealing with neighbours, and managing their expectations.
In this, the first of three articles in this series, Kari Stephens reports on the challenges of achieving an appropriate and viable density for a small infill site. Kari is a Town Planner with more than 20 years’ experience in guiding clients through the development application process.
Infill density is a term you’re likely to hear a lot more about and it refers to filling in the gaps in existing urban areas. The goal is to increase density with apartments and town houses all within the existing urban fabric. But Houston, we have a problem the planning scheme density provisions are too…