International Study Tours
About UDIA NSW International Study Tours
UDIA NSW conducts study tours to various overseas locations to study new innovations and different methodologies relating to the property development industry. Study tours are an important learning experience and help developers and the industry learn best practice in countries around the world.
The Study Tour program provides a host of memorable and rewarding experiences and participants gain a wealth of insights on issues relating to development such as growing populations, sustainability, and urban renewal.
Participants have a unique opportunity to meet with overseas government agencies, private developers, consultants and industry bodies to learn about their methodologies, use of technologies, as well as site visits and special events hosted by local businesses. Our study tours are tailored to meet the specific needs and interests of the attendees.
International Study Tour 2019
Best on tour award
The Best on Tour Award is a peer voted acolade which aims to recognise an individual who contributed and participated the most in both the professional and social events across the two weeks of the International Study Tour. If you'd like to be involved this year and be elligible for this award, the 2019 International Study Tour registrations are now open. Book as soon as possible as places will sell out quickly!
This fun but prestigous acolade was awarded for the first time on the 2018 International Study Tour to Hong Kong, Manchester and London in a close but clear cut vote. The Inaugural winner of this fun yet prestegous award was Mick Owens from Greenfields Development Company.
PAST STUDY TOURS
2018 - HONG KONG, MANCHESTER & LONDON
2017 - DALLAS & CHICAGO
2016 - SHANGHAI, GUANGZHOU AND HONG KONG
2015 - SAN FRANCISCO & LOS ANGELES
2014 - TOKYO
2012 - SHANGHAI (NOVEMBER)
2012 - SINGAPORE (MARCH)
This was my first UDIA Study Tour and I can truly say that it exceeded all my expectations! As a consultant to the property and development industry, I found the content relevant and extremely valuable in broadening my knowledge of the challenges faced by our clients here in Australia. I believe a global perspective is vital in exploring potential solutions, and the study tour was a great way to see how our counterparts are doing things differently around the world. Well done to the UDIA team - looking forward to next year!
Holly Westcott, New Development Specialist, Strata Choice
Just wanted to thank you all for a fantastic study tour. I really enjoyed it both professionally and socially. We visited some world class projects and it has given me inspiration for some of the things we can do at Oran Park and North Bringelly. I very much enjoyed the camaraderie on tour both day and night.
Mick Owens, General Manager – Property, Greenfields Development Company
Yet another highly informative and thoroughly enjoyable study tour. The itinerary which focused on themes such as Housing Affordability, Build to Rent, Urban Renewal, Transit Orientated and Aerotropolis Development are all highly topical for our industry and it was fascinating to see how these issues are being dealt with in other parts of the world.
Michael Parkinson, General Manager, Ingham Property Group
The UDIA NSW study Tour for 2018 to Hong Kong, Manchester and London addressed many of the key topics of the moment including a study of major transit orientated development, the ‘Build to Rent’ model and housing affordability. Thoroughly enjoyable and extremely well organised by the UDIA team, the trip represented a unique opportunity to learn from major organisations and key institutions around the world, speaking about issues directly applicable to Australia. I highly commend Steve, Toby, Victoria and the UDIA team for the delivery of an exceptional experience and would thoroughly recommend the tour to anyone.