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Pat Fensham, SGS Principal and Partner, writes on Vauxhall Nine Elms Battersea Development: lessons for Australian renewal

Writing in the Fifth Estate, SGS Principal and Partner Pat Fensham discusses the planning and development of one of London's biggest urban planning projects, the Vauxhall Nine Elms Battersea development, and asks what lessons can be learned for similar Australian renewal projects

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SGS Sponsors Graham Larcombe Scholarship

SGS Economics & Planning Pty Ltd (SGS) is pleased to sponsor this scholarship, named after the late Graham Larcombe. The scholarship will provide support for Master Degree students in urban planning at the University of Melbourne.

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Jeremy Gill promoted to Associate and Sydney Practice Leader

SGS is pleased to announce that Jeremy Gill has been promoted to Associate and Sydney Practice Leader.

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SGS welcomes Torin Allen to the Partnership Group

The SGS Partners are excited to announce that Torin Allen has become a Partner at SGS.

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SGS research reveals innovation and knowledge sectors are growing in Central to Eveleigh area

SGS was engaged by UrbanGrowth NSW to undertake a study identifying economic development directions for the Central to Eveleigh Study Area in central Sydney. SGS undertook demographic, employment and economic analysis of this area and the City of Sydney generally.

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SGS Consultant, Andie Yam, writes on using GIS to understand urban economics

SGS Consultant Andie Yam has written an article for 3D Visualisation World Magazine on the role that geographic information systems (GIS) play in understanding urban areas through the use of economics.

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SGS welcomes Liz Mackevicius to the team as an Associate

SGS is excited to welcome Liz Mackevicius to the team as an Associate. Liz's career experience includes a number of years within State and Local Government, as well as in the private sector. 

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SGS, National Shelter and Community Sector Banking release Rental Affordability Index

National Shelter, Community Sector Banking and SGS Economics and Planning have formed a partnership to develop and release the Rental Affordability Index (RAI) on a quarterly basis. It is an easy to understand indicator of rental affordability applied to geographic areas across Australia.

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Pat Fensham and Laura Schmahmann receive recognition at 2015 PIA NSW Awards for Planning Excellence

SGS Consultant, Laura Schmahmann received a commendation in the Young Planner of the Year Award category at the PIA NSW Awards for Planning Excellence held last night. 

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Marcus Spiller talks about ‘taking the community seriously’

SGS Principal and Partner Marcus Spiller presented to the Whitlam Hamer Legacy conference titled ‘Challenges for Australian Cities’, hosted by RMIT, the John Cain Foundation, the Hamer Family Fund and the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute on November 5 2015 in Melbourne.