Master planned communities (MPCs) have enjoyed increasing popularity in Australia since the 1950s. Based on a concept that originated in Los Angeles, MPCs are satellite communities outside of the CBD that are equipped with their own lifestyle amenities, such as shops, schools, restaurants and recreational parklands.
Australia’s first MPC was “Castlecrag” in Sydney, designed in 1925 by architect Walter Burley Griffin, who also designed Canberra.
Although nearly a century old, Griffin’s concept of a Master Planned Community still resonates with today’s buyers, who value a strong sense of community and access to key lifestyle attributes.
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“Estate covenants are designed to ensure the high standard of our estates and work to protect buyers’ investments,” said QM Properties Covenant’s Manager Carolyn Schofield.
Since the era of masterplanned residential estates, the concept of design guidelines or covenants, has grown to be an integral part of the package of modern developments.
As one of the larger developers in South-East Queensland, QM Properties ensures that there are quality development guidelines for each of their communities.
The QM Properties Covenant Department’s consultants are charged with the responsibility to manage them and more importantly to assist buyers in realising their dream home.
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