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Positive Queensland – Confidence Coming Back

Positive Queensland – Confidence Coming Back

UDIA Queensland – Development and Construction Industry Performance Report Early 2013 has been a turning point for confidence. Since the beginning of the year median house prices and share prices have risen, Queensland trend unemployment has fallen, and retail spending has exceeded expectations.  It seems…

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Valuations Killing Home Sales in Queensland

Valuations Killing Home Sales in Queensland

ADC calls for an urgent review by the State Government of Queensland valuation processes See Below: Brian Stewart (CEO UDIA QLD) presents the latest housing finance figures and offers his assessment of the problems plaguing Queensland’s property valuation system. Housing finance upward trend Latest housing…

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Bureaucracy Strangling New Business

Bureaucracy Strangling New Business

Arnold Development Consultants agree completely with the sentiments expressed by the colmunist below and urge Council to act immediately to assist Gold Coast business and in turn the community. Drawn-out approvals strangling new business A WALK around some of the city’s once-bustling commercial and retail…

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Subdivide New Land Now

Subdivide New Land Now

Subdivide new land now – Gold Coast ADC Says now is the time to subdivide new land on the Gold Coast See below for reasons why. Experts say boom will follow bust VANESSA JONES jonesv@goldcoast.com.au The dramatic downturn in new property developments on the Gold…

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Queensland Leads in August Approvals

Queensland Leads in August Approvals

More positive news that we have turned the corner in Queensland. An increase in Queensland in building approvals in the month of August of defying a national fall of 0.4% is certainly welcome news. Queensland Leads in August Approvals Queensland has come out ahead of…

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Quarterly Report Points To Painfully Slow Recovery

Quarterly Report Points To Painfully Slow Recovery

Upon analysis of the UDIA’s quarterly report, ADC reiterates the necessity for urgent local and state government action to enable a recovery within the construction and development sectors. Quarterly Report Points to Painfully Slow Recovery A further 7,357 full –time construction jobs were lost in…

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Smart Governance – Not More Red tape!

Smart Governance – Not More Red tape!

ADC reaffirm our plea for improved efficiencies in State Planning Processes and best practice for Local Government. We also reiterate that now is not the time to introduce a State Planning Policy for Coastal Management (refer to our previous article on the QLD Coastal Plan) which could potentially…

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