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2020 Australasian Strata Insights

Author or co-authors: Hazel Easthope, Sian Thompson, Alistair Sisson

Published: Easthope, H., Thompson, S. & Sisson, A. (2020) Australasian Strata Insights 2020, Sydney: City Futures Research Centre

Funders: Strata Community Association

Keywords: Comparative research, Economics / markets, Quantitative research/statistics,

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This project, supported by Strata Community Association who are the peak body for the strata industry in Australia and New Zealand, provides a comprehensive picture of the strata industry in Australia and New Zealand, following from the first Australian National Strata Data Analysis in 2018. National, state and territory information sheets provide information on the number of strata properties, their value, the demographic characteristics of their residents, and the professionals employed to serve them.

Improving Outcomes for Apartment Residents and Neighbourhoods

Author or co-authors: Hazel Easthope, Laura Crommelin, Laurence Troy, Gethin Davison, Megan Nethercote, Sarah Foster, Ryan van den Nouwelant, Alexandra Kleeman, Bill Randolph, Ralph Horne

Published: Easthope, H., Crommelin, L., Troy, L. , Davison, G., Nethercote, M., Foster, S., van den Nouwelant, R., Kleeman, A., Randolph, B., and Horne, R. (2020) Improving outcomes for apartment residents and neighbourhoods, AHURI Final Report No. 329, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/329, doi:10.18408/ahuri-7120701.

Funders: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute

Keywords: Architecture, Community, Design, Development, Planning, Policy,

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This research project: • describes the characteristics of lower-income apartment residents and the places where they live in Sydney and Melbourne • identifies important issues with how well apartment developments provide for the wellbeing, community and affordability needs • considers how these issues can most effectively be addressed in high-density developments at both the building and precinct scale. It considers planning and infrastructure provision; urban design; building design and management; neighbourhood amenities and facilities; and ongoing place management and community engagement

My Place Ashmore Community Survey 2020

Author or co-authors: Hazel Easthope, Sian Thompson, Edgar Liu

Published: Easthope, H., Liu, E. & Thompson, S. (2020) My Place Community Survey: Ashmore, Sydney: City Futures Research Centre

Funders: City of Sydney

Keywords: Community, Development, Liveability, Planning, Policy, Quantitative research/statistics,

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Urban renewal in brownfield areas is an important component of broader compact city policies in place in Sydney, around Australia, and elsewhere in the world. Local and state governments have an interest in understanding how well urban renewal areas are performing, including the satisfaction of residents and workers with these areas. This report presents the results of a community survey of residents and workers in the Ashmore Estate Urban Renewal Area in Sydney, covering social cohesion, social interaction, community development, wellbeing, place attachment, preferences and future plans.

My Place Green Square Community Survey 2020

Author or co-authors: Hazel Easthope, Sian Thompson, Edgar Liu

Published: Easthope, H., Liu, E. & Thompson, S. (2020) My Place Community Survey: Green Square, Sydney: City Futures Research Centre

Funders: City of Sydney

Keywords: Community, Development, Liveability, Planning, Policy, Quantitative research/statistics,

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Urban renewal in brownfield areas is an important component of broader compact city policies in place in Sydney, around Australia, and elsewhere in the world. Local and state governments have an interest in understanding how well urban renewal areas are performing, including the satisfaction of residents and workers with these areas. This report presents the results of a community survey of residents and workers in the Green Square Urban Renewal Area in Sydney, covering social cohesion, social interaction, community development, wellbeing, place attachment, preferences and future plans.

Improving outcomes for apartment residents and neighbourhoods

Author or co-authors: Hazel Easthope, Laura Crommelin, Laurence Troy, Gethin Davison, Megan Nethercote, Sarah Foster, Ryan van den Nouwelant, Alexandra Kleeman, Bill Randolph, Ralph Horne

Published: Easthope, H., Crommelin, L., Troy, L. , Davison, G., Nethercote, M., Foster, S., van den Nouwelant, R., Kleeman, A., Randolph, B., and Horne, R. (2020) Improving outcomes for apartment residents and neighbourhoods, AHURI Final Report No. 329, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/329, doi:10.18408/ahuri-7120701.

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Funders: AHURI

Keywords: Architecture, Building management, Community, Design, Development, Liveability, Planning, Qualitative research/interviews,

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This research investigates the experiences of lower-income apartment residents in relation to planning and infrastructure provision; urban design; building design and management; neighbourhood amenities and facilities; and ongoing place management and community engagement so as to improve wellbeing, community and housing affordability outcomes.