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Whats my site worth

What's My Site Worth?

by Sebastian Muscolino - SPS Group

It seems that very few residential development sites stack up anymore, at least in various parts of Brisbane. The cause of this is mostly due to vendor expectations and understanding of the development process - many of whom take on an over-simplistic and optimistic view of project costs, revenues, and of course risk....

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Joint Ventures

JOINT VENTURES - The Importance of Well Documented Agreements

by Shannon Toto - Crouch & Lyndon

Joint ventures, development agreements, profit-sharing agreements, partnerships, option agreements, preferential loans, and other arrangements are common terms used when starting a property development project....

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FEASO's

FEASO's - Why Yours Works & Your Financiers Don't

by Sebastian Muscolino - SPS Group

Feasos are funny things, sometimes developers prepare then to justify their rationale after acquiring or deciding to proceed with a development, and other times they are used for the reason intended....

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Small Change, Big Impact

Small Change, Big Impact

by Alex Steffan - Steffan Town Planning

Recent Changes to Multiple Dwellings Car Parking (Brisbane City Council Town Plan). These changes have since had a significant impact on the ability to design and gain approval for multiple dwellings. In late November 2019, Brisbane City Council (BCC) introduced new car parking ratios.....

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Avoid Construction Over Runs

Avoiding Construction Cost Overruns & Time Delays

by Sebastian Muscolino - SPS Group

Managing cost overruns and related time delays on construction projects is a common point of contention for most developers and one of the most widespread contributing .....

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Selecting a Good Builder

Selecting a Good Builder

by Sebastian Muscolino - SPS Group

Why is selecting good builders who are on time, on budget and meet quality standards no longer enough? ....

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Key Issues

Key Issues to Avoid in Your Development

by Alex Steffan - Steffan Town Planning

The list of potential project killers for a development is endless, but here's a break down of some key issues and exactly how they could impact upon the development .....

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Value Management

Value Management

by Sebastian Muscolino - SPS Group

This is a phrase being used increasingly more within the industry - it sounds impressive but what is really and is it being applied properly? In its simplest form, Value Management is a detailed Process that identifies various high-value customer .....

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Development Approvals

Development Approvals

by Sebastian Muscolino - SPS Group

There was a time not that long ago when you could make minor changes to a Development Approval and not be worried out having those changes passed at the Planning Sealing stage......

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Margin Squeeze

Margin Squeeze

by Sebastian Muscolino - SPS Group

I keep hearing it ... the site doesn't stack up. Well it's true, very few sites at present are financially viable and there are a multitude of reasons why......

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Your Next Move

Your Next Move

by Steve Purser - Profile7

These articles and more will be available soon. Keep watching this space for more valuable information ....

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Converting Chaos to Clarity

Converting Chaos to Clarity

by Steve Purser - Profile7

These articles and more will be available soon. Keep watching this space for more valuable information ....

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