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City Plan 2015, Community, Community Plan, Economic Development Strategy, Governance, Shoreline

Election promises about urban footprint

Should Redland City’s urban footprint be expanded with new developments in southern Redlands? Like the proposed Shoreline project which could add 4,000 dwellings and 10,000 people. In a recent post (Shoreline ducks urban footprint question) we examined the status of the Shoreline proposal and found that it is rural land outside the current urban footprint. […]

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City Plan 2015, Community, Economy, Shoreline

Will Shoreline sink property values?

What happens when supply is greater than demand? Farmers, business operators and economists know that prices fall when you have excess supply. Is housing land any different to strawberries, coal or  iron ore? The proposed Shoreline project needs to be fully considered by Redlands residents and the Redland City Council. Many questions have been raised

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City Plan 2015, Community, Community Plan, Economic Development Strategy, Economy, Environment, Governance, Shoreline, Submission

Shoreline ducks urban footprint question

One of the many questions raised by Redlands2030 about the proposed Shoreline development is: Why should Council consider a proposal for urban development that is outside the urban footprint in the Redland City planning scheme and the South East Queensland Regional Plan? The purpose of an urban footprint is to designate land suitable for housing

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City Plan 2015, Community, Community Plan, Economic Development Strategy, Environment, Governance, Shoreline, Submission, Uncategorized

Shoreline proposal raises many questions

The proposed Shoreline housing development in Southern Redlands raises many questions. By way of example, here are a dozen. Why should Council consider a proposal for urban development that is outside the urban footprint in the Redland City planning scheme and the South East Queensland Regional Plan? Have the proponents made valid assumptions about the

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City Plan 2015, Community, Economic Development Strategy, Economy, Governance, Shoreline, Submission

Developers ignore Redlands planning scheme

When is a city planning scheme not important? When its the Redland City planning scheme and well connected developers want to do projects that are not included in the designated urban footprint, apparently. Woodlands Drive and Taylor Road in Thornlands On 21 October the Redland City Bulletin reported on a Council decision, at a Special

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City Plan 2015, Community Plan, Economic Development Strategy, Environment, Governance, Shoreline

Redlands has enough urban land for 25 years

Update 22 June 2015 This article was originally published in September 2014. It discusses the Redlands Land Supply Review 2014, prepared by Urbis for Redland City Council as an input to development of the City Plan 2015. The Urbis Report was publicly released in August 2014 although it had been made available to the Developer

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