Month: October 2018

Bentleigh East Townhouses Approved

Collie recently assisted the client in obtaining town planning approval for the development of townhouses in Neil Court, Bentleigh East. Collie worked closely with the client in advising on the built form requirements in order to develop a proposal that would balance reasonable expectations with likely support from Glen Eira City Council.  This included advising… Read more »

highlands display village launch

Stockland launched its new Display Village (at Highlands, Craigieburn) last Saturday with the excellent turn-out not just being attributed to the good weather! Collie assisted in preparing the Display Village concept (shown below) and obtaining a planning permit for the village.                       The village opening… Read more »

Protecting residential rooftop solar systems

Collie previously reported about the new regulations to prevent overshadowing of solar panels and hot water systems. These regulations have now come into effect.  The new planning requirements apply as follows: All new buildings and works that require a planning permit in a residential zone or Commercial 1 Zone if an adjoining lot in a… Read more »

sustainable stockland

Congratulations to Stockland which has been recognised as the most sustainable real estate group in the world in the 2018-2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). This is the fifth time Stockland has held this honour.  The DJSI tracks the financial performance of the world’s leading sustainability-driven companies, providing asset managers with objective benchmarks to manage… Read more »