Media Archive / Urban Icon Issue 2 – June 2023

Urban Icon Issue 2 – June 2023

In this issue Innovating through a crisis, our cover story features The Hon Prue Car MP, Deputy Premier, Minister for Education and Early Learning and Minister for Western Sydney as she shares with us her vision for Western Sydney.

We also meet the team behind Downsizer with their innovative product design for our industry. Read the article to discover the exclusive offering for UDIA NSW members.

Urban Property Group Patrick Elias shares with us how he ensures best-practice delivery and with each benchmark achieved is a new baseline where they are constantly pursuing ‘new and better’ in every aspect of what they do.

In an in-depth conversation with ARK Managing Director Stuart Suthern-Brunt, we found out more about how this innovative method of construction enables buildings to be designed and engineered for affordability, easy quoting, delivered much cheaper and with more sustainable outcomes.

We interviewed Pierre Wakim NSW Geographic Leader – KPMG Enterprise and Matthew Wright, KPMG Partner in Enterprise Technology Integration business in charge of leading the Construction Control service offering. Construction Control is an innovative solution designed to assist the construction industry to best navigate the many day-to-day obstacles they face and to take advantage of operational efficiencies in delivering on time and on budget projects.

Jessica Rippon gave us an insight into the journey of Construction Legal and the firm’s purpose of Building a law firm that helps builders to build better.

We also thank Eliza Owen, Head of Residential Research Australia at CoreLogic for the Market Outlook

In this our 60th year of UDIA NSW we have seen many changes but what hasn’t changed is how our members have collaborated and contributed to our achievements, particularly through their participation on our Committees.

The magazine can be read following this link