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Industry relationships in the spotlight at UDIA Awards for Excellence

Posted by Kathryn Kutchel in Awards, Events, Melbourne, Projects, Urban Development.

17th December

The UDIA Awards for Excellence is a prestigious event on the land development calendar that aims to showcase the finest work of the property industry and encourage the public to learn more about ground-breaking projects underway across the state. This year’s awards were a particularly exciting time for the Taylors team after being shortlisted for the Consultants Excellence Award and seeing several esteemed clients also up for awards.

Now in its 23rd year, the Victorian UDIA Awards for Excellence continues to showcase the urban development industry’s finest work.

Through hard work and perseverance, the whole Taylors team contributed to a challenging project worthy of public note. The Shelton Park (Waterways) Development is a testament to Taylors values of strong client relationships and solutions and has been under development since 2005. Working with Monomeath Developments, Taylors have provided services including – …

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Focus On: Licensed Surveyor | End of One Chapter, Start of the Next

Posted by Kathryn Kutchel in Melbourne, Our people, Subdivision, Survey, Urban Development.

30th November

At Taylors, we encourage the professional development of all our team members and regularly participate in workshops, seminars, industry membership and affiliate activities to provide a wealth of experience and expertise to our clients.

Our Survey and Subdivision team is one of the largest in Victoria with over 25 Survey professionals and 10 Licensed Surveyors from a range of diverse backgrounds and experiences. As major contributors to the Survey profession, we always have surveying graduates on Professional Training Agreements to obtain their Licence and continue the Taylors legacy.
One of two most recent licensees, Raymond Li, talks about the process of his Professional Training Agreement and what the achievement now means for him.

Raymond Li shares his thoughts on the process and the next step of his career.

Could you explain the PTA process and your view on it?
Firstly, I had to …

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Focus On: Licensed Surveyor | The Start of the Next Journey

Posted by Kathryn Kutchel in Our people, Subdivision, Survey, Urban Development.

23rd November

At Taylors, we encourage the professional development of all our team members and regularly participate in workshops, seminars, industry membership and affiliate activities to provide a wealth of experience and expertise to our clients.

Our Survey and Subdivision team is one of the largest in Victoria with over 25 Survey professionals and 10 Licensed Surveyors from a range of diverse backgrounds and experiences. As major contributors to the Survey profession, we often have surveying graduates on Professional Training Agreements to obtain their Licence and continue the Taylors legacy.
One of two most recent graduates, Craig Lyons, talks about the process of his Professional Training Agreement and what the achievement now means for him.

Now a Licensed Surveyor, Craig Lyons, discusses his challenges and progress.

What was the process you underwent?
I started the professional training agreement (PTA) seven and a half years ago, …

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Augmented Architecture on show at AIS Equinox

Posted by Kathryn Kutchel in Events, Infrastructure, Melbourne, Our people, Services.

24th October

The 2018 AIS Equinox Exhibitions continued their 2018 run visiting the arts and culture capital of Melbourne earlier this month, and Taylors are proud to have once again been exhibiting the latest technology developments and their benefits to the architecture space.

Designed to connect architects, interior designers and design specifiers in a boutique environment, AIS Equinox offers a relaxed networking night different from larger tradeshows or exhibitions. Taking centre stage in this intimate setting, was the Taylors booth, with VR and new augmented reality developments on show for an enthused audience.

The Taylors stand took centre stage in the Royal Exhibition Building.

The night was well attended, by industry leaders and young professionals keen to know what was new in the technology space with the lure of interactivity drawing many to the Taylors booth. With several talented Taylors team members on …

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From the Working Environment to the Playing Ground

Posted by Kathryn Kutchel in Events, Melbourne, News, Our people, People, Culture & Brand.

27th September

The annual football luncheons are the most anticipated events on the Taylors sporting and social calendars as it gives a chance for directors and clients alike to enjoy a well-deserved afternoon away from the regular working environment and in the midst of the great playing ground, the MCG.

This years UDIA and PCA Footy Lunches were well attended by Taylors delegates and esteemed clients, some of whom had not experienced this opportunity before, but were grateful for the fun day out. As Taylors General Manager of Business Development – and devoted St Kilda supporter –, Sarkis Yelandjian explains, “It’s a good social day where everyone is in a great mood”.

“It was an excellent opportunity to build on relationships away from the day-to-day project ‘rock face’.

The UDIA Footy Luncheon was the first occasion on the calendar this year with …

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Focus On: Design Guidelines | The Foundation of Good Design

Posted by Kathryn Kutchel in Business units, Design Guidelines, Melbourne, Our people, Planning.

20th September

The key to good design, comes from having good foundations and guidelines to follow. Whether it be the design of public spaces, the layout of cities, or the building design of a local neighbourhood, having design guidelines in place ensures safe, liveable spaces. Some of these guidelines stem from common sense, while others are developed from collections of study, but all of these intend to implement a principle without restricting creativity in design.

At Taylors, the Design Guidelines team is autonomous, working behind the spotlight to ensure quality delivery of multiple projects, but they are a crucial complement to multiple teams, as Design Guidelines Manager, Melanie Memery explains.

“I’ve been in the building industry for twelve years, and I came to Taylors five and a half years ago.”

Where does Design Guidelines sit among the Taylors team and what does the …

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Focus On: Design Guidelines | The Foundation of Good Design

The key to good design, comes from having good foundations and guidelines to follow. Whether it be the design of public spaces, the layout of cities, or the building design of a local neighbourhood, having...

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Speak Up about Mental Health in the Workplace

Are you okay? It’s a simple question, often raised flippantly in water cooler conversation. It can also be said in ways like, ‘how’s it going?’ ‘how are you?’ ‘what’s happening?’, but all...

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