UDIA NSW news
New Barangaroo tender shows smart approach to growth
The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW today welcomed the introduction of an underground train station at Central Barangaroo and the associated retendering process, saying the tender approach appears balanced and fair.
UDIA welcomes government response to competition policy review
Sydney Water streamlines procurement process
Following feedback from the UDIA and other stakeholders, from January 1 Sydney Water is giving developers the option to avoid procurement processes by accepting an upfront offer to fund developer works up to $350,000.
Development partners wanted: Penrith City Council
Penrith City Council is seeking expressions of interest from potential development partners for two city centre sites.
Regional plans cannot come soon enough
The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW recently welcomed the release of the long-awaited Hunter and Central Coast Draft Regional Growth Plans, saying the final plans cannot come soon enough.
Illawarra Development Corp essential for plan execution
The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Southern NSW Chapter recently welcomed the release of the long-awaited Illawarra Shoalhaven Regional Plan, and said it is now vital to establish a dedicated development corporation to support the plan.
New Master of Urban Renewal and Housing starts 2016
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) recently announced a new Master of Urban Renewal and Housing as part of its 2016 programme.
Macarthur South industry, councils talk preparations
Key council representatives and stakeholders recently gathered to discuss preparations for the release of land for up to 35,000 new homes at Wilton Junction, Menangle Park and Mount Gilead.
Light rail provides certainty for future growth in Sydney’s west
The light rail project announced by the State Government today will deliver vital infrastructure to support a growing Western Sydney, the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW said today.
Sunset clause changes a win for industry, consumers
The Urban Development Institute of Australia NSW welcomed the sunset clause legislation recently passing through Parliament yesterday, saying the new rules will prevent unscrupulous operators from tarnishing the reputation of the industry.