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GCCC Construction Kickstart Update

GCCC Construction Kickstart Update

Further to Gold Coast City Council’s announcement on Friday of an infrastructure charge ‘holiday’, the limited detail released to date reveals that there are caps on the discount on charges for which each project might be eligible. Whilst ADC recognises that GCCC has a budget…

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Congratulations to Gold Coast City Council

Congratulations to Gold Coast City Council

Congratulations to Council!  Yes, that’s right…congratulations to Council. I’m sure that’s a phrase not so commonly skipping past the editor’s eyes in this esteemed publication but, hey, credit where credit is due. For those who haven’t the foggiest where I’m going with this I’ll fill…

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Infrastructure Charges Holiday For Gold Coast

Infrastructure Charges Holiday For Gold Coast

ADC commends the Gold Coast City Council and Mayor Tom Tate for their infrastructure charges holiday initiative! Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has informed UDIA that Gold Coast City Council intends to implement an ‘infrastructure charges holiday’, anticipated to be in place by September 2012….

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Tate Vows To Cut Development Fees

Tate Vows To Cut Development Fees

ADC Managing director Michael Arnold is quoted in this Gold Coast Bulletin article discussing the existing problem of infrastructure charges on the Gold Coast stifling economic growth and new business in the region. Arnold Development Consultants congratulates newly elected Mayor Tom Tate for his planned…

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Planning and Development Fees To Remain Unchanged In Effort To Stimulate City Growth

Planning and Development Fees To Remain Unchanged In Effort To Stimulate City Growth

GCCC planning and development fees to remain the same to help stimulate city growth Finally the Gold Coast City Council acts on building business, investment and job creation – congratulations to the new Council led by Tom Tate. The removal of Priority Infrastructure Plan (PIP)…

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Time For Change On The Gold Coast As Growth Rate Slides

Time For Change On The Gold Coast As Growth Rate Slides

ADC Congratulates Gold Coast’s new Mayor Tom Tate and looks forward to a new ‘can do’ attitude toward business and investment in the city. The time for change on the Gold Coast was more important than ever with the city’s growth rate stalling – Read…

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New Jobs In Paradise

New Jobs In Paradise

$600m Gold Coast Tower Resort provides 750 jobs Congratulations to Pellicano Group and Gold Coast City Council for achieving this great outcome. However, ADC believes that all development should be approved this quickly – not just major projects! If Council can do it for a…

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World Class Busway, A World Away For Logan

World Class Busway, A World Away For Logan

By Matilda Butler Logan commuters have to wait, squashed in traffic day after day for fifteen years until they have the privilege of being connected to Brisbane City via the successful South East Busway. According to Queensland Transport, in 2001, plans for an extension of…

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Gold Coast Mayor – Head in the Sand?

Gold Coast Mayor – Head in the Sand?

The City of the Gold Coast needs an immediate building boost, red tape reduction and a “we are open for business” mentality from its Council (refer to No More Red Tape, Closed for Business? & Stimulus needed for Gold Coast). From the Mayor’s comments (see…

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Gold Coast Closed For Business?

Gold Coast Closed For Business?

Gold Coast Mayor Ron Clarke’s recent media release on building activity continuing (see below) states that the City’s development and building activity continues, but by the Mayor’s own figures, building activity on the Gold Coast whilst continuing is still clearly in significant decline from 2010…

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