Our Story

Formed in 2016, Property Change is a Melbourne based town planning and property practice.

Property Change itself came from an analysis as to whether we want property to stay the same or change and what way we want it to change. Inspired by Ebenezer Howard, the garden city and the three magnets of change. Change often depends on what we consider to be good/bad in terms of design, the process of change and the power structures of government.

Our directors and Senior Associates entered private consulting after being in local government. This gives them a broad range of experience in statutory planning with expertise in processes surrounding development assessment. 

Skills as a statutory planner allow them to provide advice to clients across a range of regulatory frameworks and development scenarios. This includes project positioning, due diligence, approval strategy investigations and management of an array of planning applications.

Property Change has an excellent record in obtaining approvals through government authorities and has a thorough understanding of the broad range of factors influencing development within the urban planning sphere. Our boutique, yet specialised nature, ensure timely project delivery and best practice outcomes are delivered well within budget.

The Team

Lloyd Anderson

Founding Director
Lloyd Anderson is the founding Director of Property Change, with more than ten years experience in the government and private sectors.

 Lloyd entered into private consulting after being a Senior Planning Officer in local government. Lloyd has a broad range of experience in statutory planning with particular expertise in processes surrounding development assessment.

Shannon Mccaughey

Senior Associate
A professionally accredited Urban Planner with ten (10) plus years of professional experience; held senior roles in government and within the private sector. 

His experience has allowed me to develop an excellent understanding of statutory planning and regulatory processes surrounding development assessment. Particularly, my experience within local government as a Statutory Planner provides me with the unique insight into government processes required to allow me to advise clients across a range of regulatory frameworks and development scenarios. 

Shannon has worked in both planning assessment and permit enforcement within Victoria. Specifically, extensive experience working with the Victorian Planning and Environment Act 1987.

Sean Lynch

Motivated final year student pursuing a Master of Urban Planning and Environment at RMIT University. Proven ability to communicate well and work within a team to achieve quality, targeted objectives. Currently working as a planning assistant to support with development applications and queries with council to ensure timely, positive outcomes.
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