Uncategorized Creating a Night Time Economy: Plan, design or develop?

Creating a Night Time Economy: Plan, design or develop?

Dr Drane was invited to chair the ANZ Night Time Economy Forum to be held in Sydney from June 12th to 14th, 2019. The forum brings together government, industry and legislators across several Australian cities from Perth to Canberra, Tasmania and Sydney then to regional settings like Townsville and Newcastle and more. The forum sought …

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Uncategorized Help Give High Rise Apartment Owners Peace of Mind from Defective Buildings

Help Give High Rise Apartment Owners Peace of Mind from Defective Buildings

The high rise apartment building is in a state of crisis across the globe as a perceived safe form of accommodation for our families. Our own Australian tragedies and misadventures include (Bankstown 2012, La-Crosse Docklands 2014, Opal Tower Sydney 2018, Neo Melbourne 2019) and then there are the international cases like Grenfell (UK 2017) and …

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Uncategorized Upcoming Industry Webinar: Solving the Defects Dilemma- The cracks in the System

Upcoming Industry Webinar: Solving the Defects Dilemma- The cracks in the System

Webinar Dates: Thursday 28th March 7.30pm to 8.30pm Book a seat here: https://bookwhen.com/jdmasterclass/e/ev-swqu-20190328193000 The high rise apartment building is in a state of crisis across the globe as a perceived safe form of accommodation for our families . Our own Australian tragedies and misadventures include (Bankstown 2012, La-Crosse Docklands 2014, Opal Tower Sydney 2018, Neo …

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Uncategorized Understand The Politics of Property Development Entrepreneurship: From Seed Capital to Social Activism

Understand The Politics of Property Development Entrepreneurship: From Seed Capital to Social Activism

Dr Drane brings to life the political world of property developers and invites you to step into their shoes. If you are a city development officer/ planner at Government or Council level or a small business/entrepreneur seeking to enter the property development sphere this webinar is a perfect introduction to the dynamic and mercurial role …

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Uncategorized Step into a Property Developer’s Shoes and See the City from a Different Point of View

Step into a Property Developer’s Shoes and See the City from a Different Point of View

Whether you are a budding entrepreneur wanting to explore the realms of property development, a city planner who is trying to anticipate development trends or an economic development officer intent on precinct and economic activation, it helps to understand how Property Developers think, operate and control development processes. How do Property Developers Think? Dr Drane …

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Uncategorized ‘Yes, ‘n’ how many deaths will it take till he knows, that too many people have died?’

‘Yes, ‘n’ how many deaths will it take till he knows, that too many people have died?’

These are the famous words of Bob Dylan which echo through my ears as I watch yet another fire break out in a Multi-Apartment building- in this case the Spencer Street Fire in Melbourne in early February 2019. Thank heavens no-one was injured or killed in this incident. See the ABC News item for more …

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Uncategorized Our New Linked In Group: The Property Development Doctor is up and running

Our New Linked In Group: The Property Development Doctor is up and running

I have started our Linked In Group and called it The Property Development Doctor which refers to the malaise of the Property Development Industry in the Multi-Apartment High Rise Sector. The group was started in the wake of tragedies across the Globe in multi-apartment fires. The founder of the group is property development historian Dr …

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Uncategorized Think Like a Property Developer and Discover the Foundations of Property Development Entrepreneurship

Think Like a Property Developer and Discover the Foundations of Property Development Entrepreneurship

Are you business minded and an entrepreneur at heart ? Add a property development arm to your business, create a development project or a new development start up Whether you are a business owner wanting to create a property development capacity, a construction group wanting to forward integrate your design and development skills or an enthusiastic …

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