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Building a Culture of Innovation At Mirvac - The Story So Far

16 September 2020

At Mirvac, our mission is to Reimagine Urban Life, which means we’re always searching for ways to improve the urban experience for people living in our cities.

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Zero Waste by 2030: The next step in Mirvac’s sustainability mission

30 June 2020

Waste, and the way we extract materials, imposes a significant burden on our planet. We see this as an opportunity to play our part and be a force for good, so today we’ve released a plan outlining how we intend to achieve our goal of sending zero waste to landfill by 2030.

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The Road to Recovery – Communities as Economic Catalyst

25 June 2020

There's been plenty of discussion lately about economic stimulus. Looking at our own industry, it's heartening to be reminded of the enormous multiplier effect property development and construction offers in terms of jobs creation and wider community benefit.

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Hyper-Local Living - The Return of The Urban Village

04 June 2020

Here's an interesting finding for you from research we've recently undertaken: 37% of Mirvac customers would be tempted to reconsider where they live if they could work from home more frequently.

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How people are using their homes in new ways

18 May 2020

With the whole world as we know it turned upside down, we've been granted permission to reimagine the very concept of 'home'.

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A Return to What Matters

06 May 2020

While this pandemic will no doubt have lasting effects, I like to think that one silver lining will be the chance to hit reset on the way we live our lives.

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What Makes a Home Stand the Test of Time? Part 4: “A Timeless Approach”

14 October 2019

Rounding out the series of posts Stuart Penklis has written recently on the enduring factors that make a home stand the test of time, in this article he discusses how legacy and creating communities that inspire and evolve with their residents is something deeply seeded in Mirvac’s DNA.

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How one chart changed everything

10 October 2019

It was during a strategy presentation to the Mirvac board this year when this chart came up and by the end of the meeting it was the only slide that mattered.

Bay Warburton and family

How a one year old taught me a better way to work

23 September 2019

As I have watched the shift to broader and longer parental leave policies over the past decade, I frequently joked to new parents that we had our kids about ten years too early.

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What Makes A Home Stand The Test of Time? Part 3: “Behind The Walls”

23 August 2019

Our industry has come under considerable scrutiny recently, from both the public and the media, regarding the construction quality of residential projects of every size and scale. Quality, however, doesn’t happen by accident and reputations are built over many years rather than overnight.

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Smart precincts shaping the cities of the future

31 July 2019

The way we work is rapidly changing and across the world city shapers are facing the same challenges of rapid business disruption.