About Arnold Development Consultants

With over 50 years of experience, Arnold Development Consultants (Arnolds) are the trusted name in Queensland for providing strategic planning and land surveying services for complex development projects. We’ve helped governments along with the land development, property investment and management sectors in planning and executing a wide variety of projects using the latest tools and techniques.

Expertise in Town Planning and Land Surveying

Arnolds have played an integral role in the development of Queensland for over 5 decades working on large- and small-scale developments across the whole state and northern New South Wales. Over this time, we’ve retained clients since the 1960’s, always remaining at the forefront of the latest trends and tools.

Our wide range of services include:

  • Town Planning Applications
  • Land Surveying
  • Aerial Surveying
  • Land Subdivision
  • Subdivision Design
  • Urban Design
  • Engineering Surveys
  • Development Compliance Resolution
  • Community and stakeholder engagement
  • Land use Strategies
  • Strategic Planning Services
  • Building and Construction Surveys

Developers seeking to optimise the value of their properties can benefit from working with a company who can transform your vision into a reality. We can offer accurate and effective consulting advice in all areas of land use, ensuring the project is planned and executed smoothly.

Our Team

Arnolds is led by company principal Michael Arnold, the son of founder Steve Arnold. Over the lifespan of our family business, we’ve kept at the forefront of the planning and surveying disciplines, using the latest innovations including UAVs and even creating our own app.

At Arnolds, we take our responsibility to clients and communities seriously. We realise our work has far-reaching implications and maintain a firm focus on creating beneficial results for all stakeholders of every project. This includes maximising eco-friendly development approaches and ensuring constructions are designed and executed to a high standard.


Arnolds are members of the:

  • Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA)
  • Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA)
  • Planning Institute of Australia (PIA)
  • Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI)
  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ)

We are ideally placed to form both opinion and advice on current trends affecting the development industry.


Arnolds has the expertise, associations and experience to take every project from conception to completion. Developers see the development potential, at Arnolds, we unlock the value.

Areas We Service

Arnold Development Consultants is a Queensland based firm with offices in Brisbane and the Gold Coast we are perfectly placed to service South East, North and Central Queensland, including but not limited to:

  • Brisbane
  • Ipswich
  • Gold Coast
  • Logan
  • Redlands
  • Beaudesert (Scenic Rim)
  • Moreton
  • Gladstone
  • Rockhampton
  • Townsville
  • Mackay
  • Toowomba
  • Noosa
  • Gympie
  • Caloundra
  • Bundaberg
  • Cairns
  • Mt Isa
  • Emerald
  • Yeppoon

Contact ADC for Town Planning and Surveying Services

At Arnold Development Consultant, we have extensive experience at the most demanding levels when it comes to land surveying and town planning. Please contact your local Arnolds office in Brisbane or the Gold Coast.