Hotels/Resorts and Accommodation
- Great Keppel Island (Client: Tower Holdings)
As part of a submission to the Queensland Government, Foresight Partners prepared an assessment of the economic impacts and benefits resulting from a proposed major redevelopment of Great Keppel Island in the Whitsunday region. The analysis included visitor patronage and staffing of each component of the development, associated expenditure, employment generated by construction and operations, and resulting direct and indirect impacts on the region and Queensland. The Queensland Government subsequently designated the redevelopment a project of State Significance.
- Market Feasibility, Proposed Youth and Conference Centre, Beerwah (Client: Salvation Army Queensland Property Trust/Wingate Properties)
The market feasibility project involved identification of the types and sizes of target markets for youth and other group accommodation, and conference facilities, detailed analysis of current supply and demand in the SEQ region, assessment of the suitability of the location, the proposed services and type of accommodation, and forecast market penetration rates for youth and conference centre markets.
- Brisbane CBD Hotel (Client: Frasers Hospitality)
A report prepared for submission to Brisbane City Council assessing of the market impacts of the proposed redevelopment of an office building to a major new hotel in the Brisbane CBD. The analysis showed the impacts of a reduction in CBD office floorspace on current and future office supply and vacancy rates and the need for, and impacts of, the introduction of a new hotel.
- Market Prospects, Low Cost Accommodation, Carina (Client: Clem Jones Community Partnerships)
A preliminary assessment of market demand for low cost accommodation mainly catering to sporting groups, teams and athletes. Current use patterns by sports and other groups of existing budget facilities in the South-eastern Brisbane area were explored and potential demand estimates prepared, together with an outline of the proposed development’s strengths and weaknesses.