Leading Planning Consultant for Retail Giant
Ethos Urban has acted as Costco’s lead planning consultant in NSW since it established a permanent presence in Australia in 2006.
Ethos Urban’s services includes the provision of strategic planning advice, preparation of planning proposals and development applications as well as the preparation of submissions to key draft NSW planning legislation and strategies. Initially this included site identification due diligence work and the provision of planning advice, which then led to the preparation of the Concept Plan and Project Application pursuant to Part 3A of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979 for debut NSW store in Lidcome.
Ethos Urban has since been the lead the planning consultancy and been successful in rezoning sites and gaining development consent for various new stores and warehouse facilities across NSW and QLD.
Ethos Urban continues to work collaboratively with Costco to provide due diligence and planning advice for potential future sites in NSW, QLD, VIC and WA.