We consider our greatest asset to be our exceptional team and so it is with excitement that we welcome two new professionals to our growing planning division.

Samuel Watson
Senior Town Planner

Gold Coast Office

Sam comes to Bennett + Bennett as a Senior Town Planner after 8 years immersed in Gold Coast City Council’s development assessment and special projects team.

Sam brings together his innate knowledge of the Gold Coast City Council’s planning system, his local knowledge of the region and his expert planning skills from site selection, feasibility, due diligence through to project advocacy and approvals to de-risk and safeguard the success of your project.

Sam specialises in varying types and scales of development, including aged care and retirement, medium and high rise residential, mixed-use, shopping centres, commercial, industrial, restaurants and bars, residential subdivisions, child care and community uses.

Damian Reardon
Senior Urban Designer

Brisbane Office (All Regions)

Damian Reardon is a Senior Urban Designer with over 15 years experience across Queensland and beyond. Damian is instrumental in providing tailored urban design and visualisation solutions for a range of projects – from making small constrained multiple dwelling sites feasible through to designing 4000 lot master planned developments  He specialises in residential, mixed use and industrial developments and provides valuable input into the upfront feasibility phase of our clients’ projects from site identification and selection through to yield analysis.

Damian’s proven ability to understand clients’ needs and interpret appropriate and practical solutions within the natural and built form provides an important value add for all projects.

These new Town Planning team members join our established Brisbane and Gold Coast offices comprising of:

Gemma Greenhalgh
Town Planning Manager

Nicholas Glenn
Principal Town Planner

Katie Yang
Town Planner

Michael Giraldo
Town Planner

Sarah Valentine
Town Planner

Lachlan Maclean
Town Planner

We are very proud to have a strong unified team that brings together a wealth of experience, and whom collectively produce outstanding results for our client’s projects. For more information or to speak with our Town Planning team, call (07) 5631 8000 or send an online enquiry.


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