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.
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.
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.
New research released by SGS Economics & Planning (SGS) showed that Sydney is driving the national economy. After a decade of low growth, Sydney has boomed in the last two years. Sydney contributed 37.9 per cent of all GDP growth in 2013-14.
SGS recently completed a review of the Parramatta CBD planning framework. The work considers the demand and capacity for employment and housing, and considers the challenges of attracting large-scale commercial office development to 'suburban' locations.
The Minister for Roads and Public Transport, Terry Mulder, announced on Monday that an Aurecon Jacobs Mott MacDonald joint venture has been appointed as the Technical, Planning and Engagement advisor for the Melbourne Rail Link. SGS is part of this project team and will be providing expert evidence into land...
SGS Principal and Partner Terry Rawnsley presented "Walking to global competitiveness: A case study of Melbourne's CBD" at the Walk 21 International Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities, held in Sydney in October 2014.
SGS Principal Clive Attwater and SGS Associate Ellen Witte presented at the 2014 Coast to Coast Conference held in Mandurah, Western Australia last week.
Dr Marcus Spiller framed an infrastructure agenda for Australia in his presentation to the 7th International Urban Design Conference held in Adelaide on Spetember 1 to 3 2014.