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Queensland Government releases Digital Enablement for Queensland Infrastructure – Principles for BIM implementation Policy

Congratulations to the Queensland Government’s Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning for releasing the Digital Enablement for Queensland Infrastructure – Principles for BIM implementation policy. This policy states the scope, objectives and principles for the implementation of the digital Building Information Model (BIM) approach for all new major state infrastructure projects from 1 … read more

North Harbour Development Awarded Best Residential Subdivision in Queensland

Exciting news that North Harbour has been awarded the title of Best Residential Subdivision in Queensland, in the 2018 Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) QLD Awards for Excellence. Jensen Bowers is proud to have provided professional land surveying services to the North Harbour development and to be part of an excellent team creating an … read more

Satellite imagery of Ipswich, Brisbane

Site Finding Service Delivers Another Win for JB Clients

As town planners, surveyors and development advisors, the Jensen Bowers’ team come across several sites daily, often off-market opportunities. Jensen Bowers have had success in the past in assisting their clients with securing sites and have now formalised a process to assist in finding suitable projects for our clients. We have two approaches: Connect clients … read more

A Brisbane City third party advertising sign.

Third Party Advertising Media is Big Business in Australia

The most recent figures from the industry’s peak body in Australia, the Outdoor Media Association, nominate revenue of $789.5 million for Out of Home (OOH) advertising across Australia for its members in 2016. Two interesting and related trends can be noted. Firstly, $296.4 million (37.5 per cent) of the total revenue generated is through roadside … read more

Jensen Bowers attends Year in Infrastructure conference in Singapore

Jensen Bowers Group Director and BDM, Scott Morrison, recently attended the Bentley-sponsored Year in Infrastructure 2017 conference at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. The conference was a global gathering of leading executives and thought leaders from the world of architecture, engineering and infrastructure to engage in industry specific forums and explore the technologies and best practices … read more

Important update on NSW Child Care Planning Policy

Gazettal of State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments & Child Care Facilities) 2017 On Friday 1 September 2017, the New South Wales government gazetted the State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments & Child Care Facilities) 2017 (SEPP). This policy relates to child care centres, schools, universities and TAFE establishments. The primary purpose of the SEPP … read more

ShapingSEQ: South East Queensland Regional Plan Released

The new South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017, ShapingSEQ, came into effect on Friday 11 August 2017. ShapingSEQ sets a framework for growth within the region roughly bounded by Noosa to the north, Toowoomba to the west and the NSW border to the south. The plan provides a regional framework for growth management and introduces a … read more

Moreton Bay Regional Council’s Infill Development Incentivisation

Moreton Bay Regional Council has introduced an infill development incentives policy commencing from the 1st July 2017. The incentives are available for a range of developments within targeted areas of Strathpine, Caboolture, and along the Redcliffe Peninsula Rail Corridor. The policy includes waiving of application fees and infrastructure charges. Development is to have been approved under … read more

Jensen Bowers Partner Workshop: New Frontiers in Land Analysis

Jensen Bowers, in collaboration with Calibre Consulting and Geoimage, is pleased to invite our clients and industry peers to attend the New Frontiers in Land Analysis workshop in Brisbane. Join us to learn how advances in satellite and mapping technology are changing the way land use professionals assess development potential. Understanding land use potential is becoming … read more

That’s a wrap on Jensen Bowers’ State Planning Reform roundtables in Brisbane!

Over the past week, Jensen Bowers’ Town Planning team hosted a series of Planning Reform roundtables to inform clients and industry associates about how the new State planning regime will affect their business. The event brought together industry leaders and professionals from key organisations in planning, architecture and engineering sectors, to collectively discuss the key … read more