The future of urban hubs and transit oriented developments have been a hot topic in Queensland this month. As earlier reported, as a part of the Brisbane Open House Hames Sharley hosted an After Dark panel discussion on Urban Hubs: Places to Work, Rest & Play, with Chris Maher, David McCarroll and Jason Preston from Hames Sharley and Tim Rossberg from Geon Property.

Following this event, on Saturday, 3 November, Hames Sharley’s National Urban Design Portfolio Leader, Chris Maher then took part in a panel discussion hosted by API National Property Conference during which he sat on a panel with Bernard Salt, Social Commentator and Head, The Demographics Group; Bryan Jones, General Manager, Precinct Development, Cross River Rail; Professor Roberta Ryan, Director, Institute for Public Policy and Governance; and Kirsty Chessher-Brown, CEO, Urban Development Institute of Australia Queensland focused on ‘Demographics Driving Development’.

Fresh on the heels of the API National Property Conference panel discussion, Chris Maher was welcomed as a guest on ABC Brisbane’s breakfast radio show, during which he discussed the subject of ‘Families embracing multigenerational living trends in Australia’.

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