What We Do

We provide economic consultancy services founded on thorough market research, advanced analysis methodologies, and decades of experience in the property and urban development industries.

Our objective and independent assessments of market opportunity translate into clear and practical recommendations for business owners, developers, government bodies and their consultants.

Development Strategies

Foresight Partners has undertaken an array of assessments that provide real-world advice on improving retail and commercial centres. Our work spans retail precinct strategies for local governments and private developers, city centre retail business development strategies such as those for Parramatta and Brisbane CBD, and economic development strategies used in planning of existing activity centres and future development areas.

Economic Studies

Our work on custom and unique economic studies range from the economic impact of major sporting and recreational events such as The Ashes, State of Origin and music concerts, to specific economic, community and planning need investigations for developments as varied as sports and recreation complexes, quarries and crematoriums.


We have a wealth of experience in the retail development sector and have conducted economic need and impact assessments, market performance evaluations and market profiles for shopping centre developments ranging from local centres to major regional centres.


In the commercial sphere, Foresight Partners undertakes economic need and impact assessments for developments such as medical centres and child care centres, as well as market demand and feasibility studies for office buildings and business parks.


We regularly undertake regional and local industrial land demand assessments for governments and the private sector. These assessments are used in planning scheme reviews as well as to support specific development applications for new industrial estates.


Our consultancy work in the residential sector various from national and State housing market overviews to local area land demand assessments for planning scheme reviews and needs analyses for specific residential developments. The work is underpinned by a comprehensive understanding of demographic trends, demand for specific housing types, price points and markets, and sales volumes by product type.