Other Economic and Market Assessments
- Economic Benefits of Major Entertainment and Sporting Events in South East Queensland (Client: Stadiums Queensland)
A comprehensive assessment of expenditure levels associated with selected major entertainment and sporting events in SEQ, such as the State of Origin and major concerts. This included surveys of on-site and off-site spending and derivation of direct, indirect and induced economic impacts within South East Queensland.
- Forecast Economic Impacts of Queen's Wharf at North Bank (Client: Lend Lease Development)
Forecast magnitude and types of economic impacts resulting from the proposed development of Queen's Wharf at North Bank. The scope of work included analysis of the market context and estimates of capital expenditure and employment during construction and ongoing employment, as well as expenditure generation for the individual components of the development. Economic impacts of the development were derived by applying industry sector multipliers. Prepared with Jones Lang LaSalle.
- Strategic Opportunities for Newsagents (Client: Australian Newsagents Federation/Giles Consulting International)
Assessment of the retail challenges facing the newsagent network, and identification of strategies to respond. Prepared in association with Giles Consulting for the Australian Newsagent Federation and three state Newsagents Associations.
- Economic State Interest Reviews (Client: Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning)
Recommendations were prepared regarding the robustness of economic state interests to assist in determining whether a project should be called in by the Minister for a variety of projects, such as Costco North Lakes, Mt Emerald Wind Farm, Sippy Downs Town Centre Development and Mt Cotton Quarry Expansion.
- Proposed Childcare Centre Facilities in QLD, NSW & VIC
Assessment of community need and forecast performance of numerous proposed child care facilities, including assessment of the target population aged 0-5 years and forecasts of future growth of this age group within the service area, forecast penetration rates and identification of existing and potential competition, and an analysis of the need and demand. Forecasts have been supported by selected surveys of childcare centre users in varying urban and competitive environments to determine user origins, usage patterns and reasons for selection of particular childcare centres.