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The economic merits of Inclusionary Zoning for affordable housing

SGS Economics & Planning has released an Occasional Paper analysing the economic merits of Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) for affordable housing.

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Recent media coverage of "Walking to global competitiveness" project

People are forever talking about new roads and, sometimes, new railway lines. But what about footpaths? Walking is by far the most important mode of transport in our most valuable economic locations – especially the CBDs of Sydney and Melbourne.

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SGS welcomes Alison Holloway back from maternity leave

SGS is delighted to welcome Alison Holloway back from maternity leave. Alison has returned as Principal and Partner and has been appointed as Practice Leader of the Sydney practice.

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Terry Rawnsley speaks at Smart Urban Futures Conference

SGS Principal, Terry Rawnsley, spoke at the Smart Urban Futures Conference held in Melbourne this week on "Walking to global competitiveness: A case study of Melbourne's CBD".

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SGS and UDIA QLD launch State of the Market Report

Partnering with UDIA Queensland, the first State of the Market report was launched today in Brisbane.

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Ellen Witte presents at the 2015 Australian Coastal Councils Conference

Ellen Witte, SGS Associate, presented at the 2015 Australian Coastal Councils Conference last week which was held on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. 

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Melbourne Quarterly Seminar - Making the most of Infrastructure Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is pressing ahead with its election commitment to establish Infrastructure Victoria (InVic). 

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SGS provides input into City of Melbourne’s first year report on Retail and Hospitality Strategy

The first year report of the Melbourne Retail and Hospitality Strategy was released today, summarising retail and hospitality expenditure in the City of Melbourne for 2013/14. The report highlights the revitalisation of the retail industry with the opening of Emporium Melbourne and the arrival of more global brands to the City.

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More older people will use their super to buy their first home, SGS economist Dr Marcia Keegan predicts

Economist and SGS Associate Dr Marcia Keegan has analysed demographic trends and predicts a rise in retiree-age first homebuyers. Sydney Morning Herald has reported her findings.

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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.