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Donald McNeill


Sydney's Chinatown in the Asian Century

Sydney’s Chinatown is currently in transition. Asia-led globalisation in the past few decades has intensified flows of people, commodities and financial resources across the Asia-Pacific region, and this has brought significant challenges and opportunities to Chinatown. Given the major developments at the University of Technology...
Discussion paper

Western Sydney innovation corridor: discussion paper

This paper discusses the scope for an Innovation Corridor in Western Sydney, a means of gathering, activating, and promoting the diverse set of new opportunities within the region. As a key regional actor, Western Sydney University will play a major role in driving a set...
Conference paper

Hotels as civic landmarks, hotels as assets: the case of Sydney’s Hilton

Exploring the biography of the Sydney Hilton (opened in 1974 and recently refurbished), this paper suggests that hotels play a very important part in the urban economies of central business districts.