Topic archives: Stockland

Have buyers abandoned McMansions (forever)?

August 17, 2011 4

It only seems like yesterday we were told Australia had the largest new houses in the world (e.g. see here and here). Now it seems we’ve seen the error of our ways. According to this press report, the head of residential communities at property developer Stockland, Mark Hunter, has no doubt  the era of ever-growing […]

Do fringe dwellers want density?

November 11, 2010 8

The benefits of residential density are more complex than they appear. The attractions of living cheek by jowl in places like Surfers Paradise or the CBD may not apply everywhere, especially on the fringes of our major cities. Almost everyone knows, it seems, that density has enormous benefits. It is correlated with lower levels of […]