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Episode 13: Craig Wood - Bennett + Bennett
Posted by Development Ready on Jan 18, 2019

In the latest episode of Development Ready's Industry Podcast, Rob Langton and TC Bakhour were joined by town planning expert, and Bennett+Bennett's Brisbane Director, Craig Wood. Through this comprehensive and insightful discussion, Rob and TC dug deep into Craig Wood's property development journey to uncover key learnings of the town planning and surveying sector.

Show notes

01:50 - Introduction

03:08 - His journey into property surveying

04:38 - Bennett + Bennett, surveying

06:50 - Growth they’re seeing

07:15 - Their niche, specialties, current projects

08:55 - The Queen’s Wharf project

09:54 - Development process

12:22 - Brisbane market

15:39 - Investing and development in Queensland

16:23 - Surveyor’s day-to-day, technology

18:07 - Adapting from the old to the new

20:10 - Town planning compared to surveying

22:21 - Relationships with the local council

23:09 - What to look for in a surveying firm

24:59 - Skills needed to work in town planning/surveying

26:21 - Best piece of advice, life or business

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