Property Development Feasibility

Risks in Property Development

What are the risks in property development? Seven mistakes developers make by overlooking the risks in property development. Although it can be lucrative and you can make a lot of money, most people appreciate there are a lot of potential risks in property development. The problem is, most people don't know what [...]

How do Property Developers Make Money?

What are the secrets to making money in property development? How do property developers make money in Western Australia? If you are getting started in property development, you might be wondering how property developers make money? This article looks at three main factors that are paramount to how property developers to make [...]

Planning Reform for Western Australia to Help Infill Developers

Planning Reform for Western Australia : Overview On Wednesday the 20th of May, the Western Australian State Government announced an Action Plan for Planning Reform as part of COVID-19 economic recovery measures. Significant legislative, regulatory and policy changes will be implemented over the coming months to support Western Australia’s COVID-19 economic recovery. [...]

Development Site Finder 101

Development Site Finder Metrics - The Rule of Three What are the best suburbs to develop and subdivide in? Want to become an expert development site finder? Well, becoming an expert development site finder requires skill and expertise. This article will explain the metrics you should be assessing when considering which [...]

The R Codes WA – What You Need to Know

An Overview of The R Codes WA - How do They Effect You? Do you know what the R-codes are? Did you know they have been recently updated? For the purposes of small lot subdivision and infill development in western Australia, the most important reference document is State Planning Policy  7.3 [...]

Property Development Finance Australia

Property Development Finance in a Tough Lending Market Getting the Right Property Development Finance for Your Project Have you heard of the expression "no money, no project?". Nothing is truer said. Many developers fail to get projects off the ground or delude themselves about a projects viability because they make erroneous [...]

How to Make Money Subdividing Property

How to Make Money Subdividing Property in Western Australia Five tips to maximise your profits by developing and subdividing land. As subdivision and property development consultants, we have a lot of people asking us how to make money subdividing property in Western Australia. How do we maximise our returns? What makes [...]

Using Granny Flats: WA Developer Tips

Incorporating Special Purpose Dwellings into Subdivisions The Residential Design Codes of Western Australia has a specific (and mostly unknown) section devoted to the provision of special purpose dwellings in residentially coded areas of the community. These are; Ancillary dwellings (can be granny flats in WA, in this instance they are not [...]

The Subdivision Cost Calculator

The Subdivision Cost Calculator: Is my Project Worth It? Do you know how accurately calculate subdivision costs and your projects viably? Do you know what residual land value is? You need to become an expert subdivision cost calculator to ensure your developments are profitable, and that means understanding how to compile [...]

Corner Block Subdivision in West Australia

Do you own a potential corner block subdivision? Corner block subdivision has become a hot topic in western Australia. Some important State Planning Policy changes have been gazetted by way of Development Control Policy 2.2 (DC2.2). In particular, they will affect the subdivision potential of corner lots in suburbs across the [...]

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