Category: North West

Hilton Confident in its Investment in the Pilbara

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Taylor Burrell Barnett secures Development Approval for Karratha’s new 4-Star Hilton ‘Double Tree’ Hotel. Issued by the Pilbara Joint Development Assessment Panel in March 2013, the approval constitutes a significant win for TBB, who successfully led the multi-disciplined consultant team through the site investigation, design and approval process despite considerable complexities. One significant challenge was designing, modelling and gaining regulatory…

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New Exmouth Planning Project

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Royalties for Regions Funds Exmouth’s New Direction The Shire of Exmouth was successful in obtaining funding for preparing a new planning strategy and local planning scheme through the Royalties for Regions program, driven by the Department of Regional Development. Taylor Burrell Barnett and Terra Rosa Cultural Resource Management were selected as the preferred Tenderers for this exciting project and were brought…

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CASE STUDY: Wickham South Subdivision

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Subdivisions – When an Application is NOT Required The need to apply for and obtain approval for subdivision of land is a normal requirement and a standard practice familiar to most planners and land developers. This arises from Section 135 of the Planning and Development Act 2005, where it is stated that: (1) A person is not to:      a) subdivide…

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Rio Tinto and TBB – Planning for Pilbara Growth

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Ever wondered how big business makes progress in the face of financial downturn? For mining giant Rio Tinto, a key strategy for success is Planning – namely Scenario Planning – with the help of Taylor Burrell Barnett. Iron Ore ‘Downtime’ A Planning Opportunity for Rio Tinto During 2008 – a downtime in production and market demand for iron ore –…

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TBB Helps Nickol West Meet Urgent Housing Need

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When leading WA property and construction group Pindan saw an urgent need for increased housing in their Nickol West estate, they engaged Taylor Burrell Barnett’s services. In a two pronged approach, TBB began a formal review of Phase 2 of the 2006 Nickol West Development Plan while simultaneously managing a subdivision strategy that encompassed an immediate stage of residential development. Key…

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TBB in Carnarvon – What We Do

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Taylor Burrell Barnett is currently a key member of LandCorp’s multi-disciplinary project team responsible for concept planning and development within Carnarvon to stimulate land investment and social and economic growth in the area. Carnarvon Fascine Structure Plan The Structure Plan has guided subdivision and development on land adjacent to the Fascine (Whitlock and Babbage Islands and Northwater) since the plan’s…

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TBB in Exmouth – What We Do

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Exmouth’s Townsite Structure Plan was developed with extensive community consultation. As this article reveals, ‘Exmouth Visioning Workshops’ are just one way  TBB works within the Exmouth Community for better outcomes. Exmouth Townsite Structure Plan Taylor Burrell Barnett was responsible for the preparation of the Exmouth Townsite Structure Plan (2011) and took on the challenging task of coordinating key stakeholder consultation,…

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