Below is a list of recent media releases produced by UDIA (Qld) and other relevant parties:
Cause for development industry optimism
A Queensland report released today by the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), the peak body for the development and construction industry, shows that despite a dip in activity in the last three months, the industry will finish 2012 in better shape than it did last year.
New Brisbane development achieves enviro excellence
Daintree Terraces, a boutique development within Fitzgibbon Chase on Brisbane's north side, has achieved EnviroDevelopment certification for its outstanding environmental sustainability achievements in the areas of ecosystems, energy, water and community.
New Moranbah community gets green tick
A new residential development in the mining town of Moranbah is the first in the region to achieve National EnviroDevelopment certification for its outstanding commitment to environmentally sustainable design.
Future development industry leader awarded by UDIA
The peak body representing the development industry, the Urban Development Institute of Australia (Queensland), presented its inaugural Women in Development Future Leader Award to Queensland University of Technology (QUT) student Kate Cornwell at a high tea ceremony on 23 November.
ENVIRODEVELOPMENT PICKS UP SPEED
The certification of Quadrant Apartments on Brisbane's north-side marks the fourth new EnviroDevelopment announcement since July for the young sustainable ratings tool.
Green praise for Blue Ridge
An innovative new residential development at Blackwater has been recognised by an independent green rating tool for its outstanding achievement in delivering environmentally sustainable design.
Industry recovery back on track
A report released today by the peak body for the development and construction industry has registered a return to the recovery that began in late 2011.
Development sector welcomes ‘first steps' in budget
The peak body for the Queensland development industry, the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) today (11 September) welcomed initiatives in the State Budget designed to boost the construction sector.
Industry offers budget blueprint for recovery
The peak industry body for development in Queensland, the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), has used its annual State Conference in Townsville today (24 August) to release its State Budget wish list.
Stockland North Shore recognised with top eco title
A masterplanned development in Townsville's booming Northern Beaches has claimed the title of largest EnviroDevelopment project in Australia.
50th EnviroDevelopment has green heart
A mixed-use office and affordable housing development located in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley has become the 50th project to receive EnviroDevelopment sustainability accreditation.
Northshore Hamilton earns green tick of approval
A major waterfront redevelopment located six kilometres from Brisbane's CBD has received top marks for ecological sustainability from national green rating tool EnviroDevelopment.
A step to the side for housing industry recovery
A report released today (27 June 2012) by the peak body for the development and construction industry has registered a pause in the upturn for the local housing construction sector at the start of the year.
Townsville development goes green
Townsville has notched up its first EnviroDevelopment, with a new masterplanned development gaining accreditation in all six elements of sustainable development.
Development industry calls on talented women
Are you a hard-working woman producing great results for Queensland's development and construction industry? Or do you know a woman who deserves recognition for her hard work?
Qld housing recovery finally underway
A report released today (21 March 2012) by the peak body for the development and construction industry shows a long-awaited recovery of the local housing sector may finally be here.
Grantham rebuild draws green praise
The team behind the rebuilding of the flood-devastated Grantham community in Queensland has received formal recognition for outstanding community design.
Industry gives qualified support to ALP pledge to unclog planning
The peak industry body for development in Queensland, the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) has today (12 March) voiced qualified support for an election commitment from the Australian Labor Party to streamline the Queensland planning system.
QUEENSLAND SWEEPS THE BOARD AT NATIONAL AWARDS
Queensland dominated the winner's podium at the 2012 UDIA National Awards for Excellence in Perth on Friday night (9 March) winning three of the nine award categories - more than any other state.
Brisbane CityCat terminals win race to go green
Brisbane City Council has secured an Australian first, following the environmental rating of its three newest CityCat ferry terminals.
Bleak report for building sector
The once-thriving Queensland development industry has suffered a spectacular fall from grace since 2008, with a new report charting the full extent of job and revenue losses.
UDIA Mayoral Forum set to flesh out Coast's next leader
With the Local Government elections now locked in for April 28, the perfect opportunity to hear from all of the aspiring mayoral candidates will be at the UDIA Sunshine Coast Mayoral Forum on February 24 at Maroochy RSL Events Centre.
UDIA calls on new Council to elevate the status of the Economic Development Branch
The President of the Sunshine Coast branch of the UDIA Frazer Dean says that the Sunshine Coast Community, Industry Groups and even the Sunshine Coast Economic Development Advisory Board are unanimous in their call to elevate Council‘s existing Economic Development Branch to a higher level within the organisation.
State Planning Policies create uncertainty for industry
Despite ongoing calls from the property industry for a moratorium on the introduction of new State Planning Policies (SPPs) the Queensland Government has released two new SPPs in the last week.
UDIA slams delay on Region's Conference centre
UDIA Sunshine Coast has questioned the delivery timeline of a convention centre on the Sunshine Coast following Council's announcement today that it would not be constructed until 2018-20.
Industry supports LNP property pledges
The peak industry body for development in Queensland, the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), has today welcomed a raft of election commitments from the Liberal National Party.
UDIA Mayoral Forum set to flesh out Coast's next leader
With the Local Government elections locked in for March 31, the perfect opportunity to hear from all of the aspiring mayoral candidates will be at the UDIA Sunshine Coast Mayoral Forum on February 24 at Maroochy RSL Events Centre.
UDIA (QLD) WELCOMES BOOST EXTENSION
UDIA (Qld) welcomes the announcement today by the State Government to extend the Queensland Building Boost by three months to 30 April 2012.
2011 Media Releases
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