• Additional dwelling in your backyard…

    Over many years Pacific Pines was a hot spot for duplex and multi unit developments, however vacant allotments are now hard to come by. Noting that the majority of Pacific Pines is within the Medium Density Residential Zone with density designations of 1 dwelling per 300m2, an additional dwelling in the backyard is a development opportunity worth considering. Such a dwelling can be titled and sold separately and a recent example was a project we obtained approval for in Elkins Street. This was a difficult site due to topography and access limitations but a suitable design was able to be…

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  • Glamping Tents in Longreach

    Exploring Australia’s unique landscape and rural townships is more popular than ever and outback Queensland is proving to be a hot spot for new tourism ventures. After completion of other projects in the Winton and Ilfracombe areas, owners of a property in Longreach contacted Michel Group looking to capitalise on their properties location and aspect by developing a tourist accommodation facility using ‘glamping’ tents. The project offered some unique challenges in particular sourcing suitable specialist consultants, however through creating relationships with Council staff and local builders, we were able to achieve the desired development approval with the owners now proceeding…

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