28 - 30 November, 2017 | Australia

Daniel Henderson

Property Development Manager
Auckland Airport

11:30 AM The Evolution of the Business Park, from a Place of Work to a Place to Work, Live and Play

Macro social, economic and technology trends are driving the need for Business Parks to evolve. The evolution of the Business Park as a place to live is increasingly seen as one strategy to create vibrancy and activity but there are many more.
Business Parks are typically well located have significant infrastructure and are well positioned to capture opportunities in this fast moving market. However, the evolution requires a holistic approach.

In this interactive workshop, our expert facilitator will delve into a discussion around the impact of broader macro changes and the opportunity to integrate mixed use facilities while highlighting challenges and outline the potential future of Business Parks.

Key discussion areas:
-        Drivers of change. What are they, how do these affect the operation and development of Business Parks
-        What changes are Business Parks making to meet these challenges and what are the benefits and hurdles
-        The value of mixed use, how to make this sustainable and what does the Business Park of the future look like.

2:30 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: Strategic Design Considerations for Future Proofing Business Parks and Urban Hubs

The population boom Australia’s current experiencing, presents the opportunity to establish integrated communities that provide economical benefits.
These hubs span residential, commercial and retail precincts, creating a self-sufficient community – with business parks playing an integral role. When conceptualising business parks the broader strategic goal is to create a place that people can work, live and socialise. This panel discussion will look into the design aspects that should be taken into consideration in order future proof these hubs.

  • Initial consideration for transport, density, amenities and being able to cater for different needs
  • Sustainable techniques to drive efficiency and produce significant cost savings
  • Designing flexible urban hubs that meet the ever evolving needs of planner, government authorities and occupants

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Daniel.

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