Welcome to CDM Smith.

Strategic Planning

Our strategic planning team has compre­hen­sive experience across a range of planning disciplines. We understand the urban and envi­ron­men­tal challenges that the public and private sectors are facing. Our team has both the experience and capability and passion to develop innovative solutions to complex problems with a view to balancing and advancing the sustainable benefits to the broad community.  

Strategic Land Use Planning and Policy

At CDM Smith we partner with our clients to better understand their needs and their project drivers.  Our team has extensive experience providing strategic planning advice to all levels of government, the private sector and non-government organ­i­sa­tions.  Our team works closely with local and state governments to identify need, locate, plan and develop land for and within specific development areas and other key designated development areas. Our team also have significant experience in the preparation of policies and standards to guide land use and development.

Key disciplines include:

  • Strategic Assessments
  • Impact Assessment
  • Infra­struc­ture Assessment
  • Industrial Land Use Planning
  • Rural Residential Land Use Planning
  • Recreation Planning
  • Project Management
  • Structure Plan development
  • Strategic approvals advice, scoping and scheduling
  • Urban renewal and growth management
  • Stakeholder Liaison and Consul­ta­tion
  • Supporting Studies 
  • Approvals Scoping and Strategy
  • Urban Design and Master Planning
  • Site Suitability / Feasibility Assessment
  • Site Selection
  • GIS and Spatial Analytics
  • Multi Criteria Analysis and Modelling
  • Regional and Industry Development and Strategies
  • Policy Advice and Preparation
  • Impact Assessment
  • Infra­struc­ture Assessment
  • Industrial Land Use Planning
  • Rural Residential Land Use Planning
  • Recreation Planning
  • Project Management
  • Structure Plan development
  • Strategic approvals advice, scoping and scheduling
  • Urban renewal and growth management

CDM Smith is recognised for its commitment to sustainable development, risk management and innovation. We focus on working collab­o­ra­tively with our clients in a team environment to ensure compre­hen­sive under­stand­ing and to deliver value at every stage of the project life cycle.