How to be a successful Property Developer

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The Recipe to be a Successful Property Developer By Jacon Parry What makes a successful property developer? A lot of people seek the answer to this question. And by successful I mean over the longer term, not just someone who … Read More

How Councils Assess DA’s

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How does Council assess development applications in the various zones? Here at SCM Projects we specialise in developing real estate as project managers for clients and naturally enough one of the questions I am constantly asked by potential clients is … Read More

Dumps on Stumps – traps for the unwary

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But these horrors may be worth a fortune There have been a number of recent stories published along these lines that have attracted our attention recently some of which we will re-publish here FYI. It’s not unusual for us here … Read More

Fact or Fiction – Project Management Costs Money?

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Project Management Costs Money – Fact or Fiction? (part 2) When we posed this question last time in Australian Property Investment magazine we showed how using a competent Project Manager [PM] reduced project hard costs from around $1.1M to just under … Read More

Project Management – Here’s why it may cost nothing

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Project Management Costs Money: – Fact or Fiction? It is often simply fictitious to think of professional Project Management as a cost centre So, I am quite confidently able to tell you that there are very many occasions when the … Read More

Housing Affordability – Who Wins

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Housing Affordability – were Baby Boomers really better off? You be the judge By Adrian Stagg Not since Clem Jones, Brisbane’s Lord Mayor at the time, allowed Sunday trading for cinemas and Joh Bjelke Petersen was elected Queensland’s Premier have … Read More

Property Joint Ventures

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Property Joint Ventures – What are they & why do them? Sharing The Spoils – Something is better than nothing ! by Adrian Stagg Just because you may not have enough money to invest in a property by yourself does … Read More

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