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Public land agencies in Australia: the key to positive planning?
Brendan Gleeson and Eddo Coiacetto review the historical and contemporary contexts for public land development in Australia, focusing on the rationale for this form of government intervention in urban and peri-urban land markets. They focus on the specific case of public land development agencies: state...
Real estate development industry structure: Is it competitive and why?
Although the real estate development industry is a very large industry and a major shaper of the built environment, planning, the discipline concerned with regulating development, has shown remarkably little interest in matters of development industry structure, little is known about the industry’s structure and...
The capacities of private developers in urban climate change adaptation
Abstract The urban environment is particularly exposed to climate impacts, due to a range of factors, such as its geographical location, spatial immobility, and high population. The urban development industry relates to climate change because the built environment itself has climate impacts; the location and...
Urban social structure: A focus on the development industry
This paper makes the case that an approach that focuses on the development industry role is needed to complement existing perspectives and because it is highly relevant if not necessary for effective policy making.
Corruption in the Australian land development process: Identifying a research agenda
This paper seeks to understand the role of corruption in the land development process, and to comprehend the current extent of corrupt practices in urban development in order to evaluate the impact of corruption on urban environmental outcomes.
Gold Coast development: a special case or same old city factories?
Given the association that the city has had with the property development industry, it is pertinent to ask a question that is relevant to urban governance, managing urban growth and urban morphology: “Is the Gold Coast development industry different?”
Retail form in Melbourne and Brisbane: a preliminary investigation into the differences between the two cities
While retail form has implications for matters such as consumer accessibility, quality of service and transport patterns and has been the subject of investigations overseas, there have been comparatively few investigations into the nature of retail form in Australia and the factors that shape that...
Real estate development by local government in Queensland
Eddo Coiacetto and Doug Baker examine the extent and nature of real estate development by local governments in Queensland, a state where private sector values are often assumed to prevail. At least a third of local governments in Queensland have developed land, often because of...