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Construction Kick Start Warning  – Gold Coast

Construction Kick Start Warning – Gold Coast

ADC again congratulates Mayor Tom Tate and his team for helping to restore consumer and business confidence in the local market through the Construction Kick Start initiative. The necessity of such a program has been emphasised, with almost 300 applications over 7 months. Council has…

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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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From the Planning Desk

From the Planning Desk

This case stresses the importance of seeking a record of the history of approvals over a site that is subject of development intentions. The judgment in this case ruled that conditions of a development approval from 1994 are still current and valid and that a…

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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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From The Planning Desk –  QLD Miner’s Accommodation Planning & Environment Case

From The Planning Desk – QLD Miner’s Accommodation Planning & Environment Case

The judgement in this case will be of great interest to those of you with the ever-so-common enquiry these days around Central Queensland of whether Council’s ought to consider favourably proposals for housing development (miner’s accommodation) on rural-zoned land despite the planning scheme suggesting it…

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Opportunity Knocks – Gold Coast

Opportunity Knocks – Gold Coast

Market-savvy developers and cashed-up investors are spending hundreds of millions of dollars snapping up properties along the city’s light rail route. In the past four years, dozens of commercial properties and vacant blocks have been bought along the rapid transit line from Southport to Broadbeach….

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