X-Golf – Reimagining how we Recreate

Much has been made of the impediments to active recreation – people are time-poor, they don’t want to be tied to one club, they seek greater flexibility as to when they participate and they don’t want to be restricted by poor weather. X-golf addresses many of these disincentives by reducing the time involved in playing […]

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Central Adelaide Opens to Acclaim

A great development success story for Adelaide that aligns beautifully with Council’s vision for a smart, green, liveable and creative city is how City of Adelaide Lord Mayor, Martin Haese, described Central Adelaide at its official opening earlier this month. “The City of Adelaide is ranked as the fifth most liveable city in the world […]

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Are you the Planner for our Adelaide Office?

You will enjoy:
• Facilitating and shaping a diversity of development applications
• Involvement in other planning projects including policy and
community engagement
• A supportive management team and career development
• Being part of an expanding team with a great culture

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Pembroke School – Engage Early and Well

The Kensington Residents Association has applauded Pembroke School and URPS on the proposed new middle school building stating “We appreciate the transparent process and the genuine way in which you have consulted… Your approach is an exemplar to other developers of the approach that should be taken when major developments are proposed.” Pembroke School plans to […]

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National award for Australia’s first innovation precinct at Tonsley

Congratulations to Renewal SA and a team of consultants on winning the Urban Renewal award at the 2017 UDIA National Awards for Excellence for Tonsley, Australia’s first innovation precinct. URPS’ involvement in Tonsley extends back to 2012.  It began with our work assisting the Department for Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources and Energy and the then […]

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A New Era for Infrastructure Funding and Planning

URPS is hosting a breakfast seminar on Thursday 11 May 2017 at the Star Room of the Adelaide Entertainment Centre – all welcome. The Planning, Development & Infrastructure Act guides the planning and funding of infrastructure.  Will the Act be the panacea for existing issues?  Will standalone infrastructure provision and funding deeds still be required? […]

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Development should stand or fall on its planning merit

Despite the best efforts of planners to anticipate and plan for a wide variety of development, predicting changes in market demand and offerings is difficult.  This is why the planning system needs to have flexible mechanisms such as the non-complying process.  It provides the opportunity for development that may not be otherwise anticipated to be […]

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URPS Expands to Victoria

At URPS, embracing change and setting our sights high are part of our shared values.  The opening of our new office in Victoria is an expression of these values and sees our continued expansion to better serve our clients. Ryan Moyle is heading up our Victorian office based in Richmond. Focused on development facilitation, assessment, […]

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