Technical Expertise to Take the Reigns of Gold Coast Planning
Place Design Group is excited to announce the appointment of Frazer Sandwith as Planning Principal and new leading force of the Gold Coast Planning team. Taking up the reigns, Frazer will be working in partnership with industry great and PIA fellow, Peter Bell, across client and industry engagement.
Frazer’s appointment marks a new era for the Gold Coast planning team, who have continued to be instrumental in the planning process across many of the Gold Coast’s major city-shaping projects for the last 22 years. Having joined Place Design Group in 2018 after returning from the UK where he was Director at Jones Lang LaSalle, Frazer has built a formidable reputation for his technical expertise and strategic capability.
“At a time where our industry is balancing incredible challenges across development with market growth and demand, Frazer’s critical thinking and leadership have been crucial to navigating strong outcomes for our client and projects. His appointment is testament to Frazer’s commitment to the betterment of planning outcomes and his continued drive for technical excellence”, says Beth Toon, Place Design Group Chief Executive Officer.
Frazer continues to work across both the public and private sector, having led planning outcomes for projects such as HOTA, Southport Yacht Club, Greenheart, Palm Beach Aquatic Centre, Acacia Avenue Retirement Tower, Sun Luxe BTR Development, Port of Gladstone Land Use Plan, and several Ministerial Infrastructure Designations. Frazer’s depth of technical capability and experience will enable the Gold Coast team to continue to build on their past success and help shape the future of the Gold Coast for the next 22 years.