News: Urban Planning

  • Aug
    2017

    Developments make Darwin ready for growth

    Anyone who has been in Darwin for a few years will remember a time not so long ago when it was virtually impossible to purchase a new house and land package for under $600,000, rentals were...

  • Jun
    2017

    Cooling Darwin

    The Urban Development Institute of Australia (NT) is committed to the advancement of sustainable developments for the Northern Territory.  But one of the challenges faced by the industry in achieving...

  • Jan
    2017

    Tackling Darwin's property affordability

    It seems whenever I engage in a discussion about urban development around Darwin I am told that purchasers are only prepared to buy houses on small blocks because that is all they can afford.  This...

  • Nov
    2016

    Growing Darwin

    Early in November the Urban Development Institute of Australia (NT) welcomed the announcement by Halikos Pty Ltd concerning the commencement of work on “North Crest”, located on the old Berrimah Farm...

  • Oct
    2016

    UDIA Awards recognise excellence

    The Urban Development Institute of Australia (NT) has once again offered the local development industry the opportunity for outstanding projects to be recognised, both locally and nationally, through...

  • Oct
    2016

    Making Darwin a Smart City

    The Urban Development Institute of Australia (NT), like its counterpart organisations around Australia, is embracing the Australian Government’s “Smart Cities Plan”, as are numerous municipal...

  • Aug
    2016

    Revitalising social and affordable housing

     The Urban Development Institute of Australia (NT) believes there are some excellent opportunities to significantly enhance the availability and variety of social, affordable and market housing while...

  • Jun
    2016
  • May
    2016

    Taking new view of city heights

      The recent move by the Northern Territory Government to re-visit building height limits along Darwin’s Esplanade has been welcomed by the development industry and the Urban Development Institute of...

  • Apr
    2016

    Bold new world for the development industry

      During March I attended the Urban Development Institute of Australia National Congress in Adelaide.  Some of the trends occurring around the world are equally relevant in Darwin as they are in...

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