Month: December 2011

CHRISTCHURCH CITY CENTRE RE-OPENS

A small part of the Christchurch city centre was re-opened recently following the devastating earthquake that struck the Canterbury region in February this year.  The re-opened area includes 27 shops and cafes housed in specially converted shipping containers.  The brightly painted containers include glass frontages and balconies and have been carefully arranged to create a… Read more »

SEASONS GREETINGS FROM ALL AT COLLIE PTY LTD

Note: The Collie office will be closing for the holidays on Wednesday 21 December 2011 (but don’t call after midday because we will be out celebrating the end of the year) and will reopen on Monday 9 January 2012.

UDIA (VICTORIA) 2011 AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE

Mirvac received a commendation in the Medium Density Development Category of the UDIA (Victoria) 2011 Awards for Excellence for its Laureate development in Albert Park, which was considered an “outstanding medium density development” by the judges. Collie was pleased to provide planning inputs to Mirvac throughout the project. Enquiries: Jay Hollerich (jjh@colliepl.com.au)

DRAFT GROWTH CORRIDOR PLANS

The Growth Areas Authority (GAA) has released for comment draft Growth Corridor Plans identifying areas for housing, jobs, transport, town centres, open space and key infrastructure. Public consultation closes at 5pm on Tuesday 20 December, 2011. Submissions can be made either via mail to Growth Areas Authority, Level 29, 35 Collins Street Victoria 3000 or… Read more »