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UDIA SGS research partnership - State of the Market Report

Partnering with UDIA Queensland, SGS will regularly analyse the State’s housing market focussing on demand trends, policy shifts and economic performance. Housing developers and investors will gain new insights to market opportunities based on SGS’s unique approach to research, which brings together strategic planning, econometric and GIS skills.


SGS undertakes independent strategic review of WestConnex project

SGS was commissioned by the City of Sydney to complete an independent strategic review of the WestConnex project. The project has shifted considerably since it was first announced in 2012. The strategic review covered the project planning process and evolution to date, project objectives, route, connections, costs, financing and delivery.

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Dr Marcia Keegan, SGS Associate, elected President of the ACT branch of the Economic Society of Australia

SGS Associate, Dr Marcia Keegan has been elected as President of the ACT branch of the Economic Society of Australia, after several years on the committee as Treasurer and an ordinary committee member, as well as founding the Young Economists (ACT) in 2011.

Sydney Housing

Interest rate cut reignites Sydney housing market

Terry Rawnsley, Principal at SGS Economics and Planning, has spoken to the Sydney Morning Herald about some of the causes of rising house prices in Sydney and the shift away from traditional detached houses to higher density living.


Upcoming event: The Housing Sydney Needs

SGS Principal and Partner, Patrick Fensham, is presenting at the next APA Sydney Seminar on 'The Housing Sydney Needs'.

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SGS announces Dr Bill Dunbar as new CEO

SGS is excited to announce the appointment of Dr Bill Dunbar as Chief Executive Officer.

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SGS congratulates Julian Szafraniec on his promotion to Principal

SGS Economics and Planning is excited to announce the promotion of Julian Szafraniec to Principal.

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Housing and Infrastructure study wins Cutting Edge Research Award from PIA ACT

At the Planning Institute of Australia ACT Division Awards for Planning Excellence 2014 SGS won the award for Cutting Edge Research and Teaching, with the Housing and Infrastructure Study prepared for the Commonwealth Treasury. 

Affordable housing need in NSW

An alternative way forward for social housing in Millers Point and The Rocks

In March 2014, the NSW Government announced that it proposed to sell 293 properties in Millers Point, Gloucester Street and the Sirius building in The Rocks as part of a social housing divestment plan to provide an upfront cash injection to the Land and Housing Corporation.


Why are older workers so much more likely to be unemployed long term?

A Sydney Morning Herald article quoting analysis by SGS Economics and Planning Associate Marcia Keegan presents some worrying statistics on mature-age unemployment and some major reasons why older workers are much more likely to remain unemployed long-term.