Category: Land Development

“One Stop Shop” approvals for extractive industry operation

Multiple planning, environmental and Main Roads approvals were required before a lime sands extractive industry could commence its operations at a farming property along Indian Ocean Drive near Wedge Island. The lime sand extraction operation forms part of the landowners’ planning to diversify the productive agricultural use of the farm, including subdividing the property. The combination […]

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Persistency Pays – Costly Power Requirement Removed!

Over 12 months of persistent negotiation by Harley Dykstra has saved some $80,000.00 as a Western Power infrastructure requirement imposed on a simple two (2) lot rural lifestyle subdivision in Albany. The full story behind this fantastic result is detailed below: Harley Dykstra was engaged by the client in March 2016 to prepare an application […]

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Rural Living Subdivision Opportunities in Oakford

Harley Dykstra has been involved in achieving approvals, and implementing a number of rural living subdivisions in the Oakford area, and it’s surrounds. Many lots within these areas have been previously subdivided into sizes ranging between 2 and 4 hectares (some even larger) and now, can be re-subdivided into lot sizes between 4000m2 and 1 hectare […]

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Caversham Village Taking Shape With New Apartment Approval

Harley Dykstra is working with the developer of the Village Centre at Taylor Private Estate, Caversham to obtain approval for a substantial new mixed use development.  Comprising ninety-five apartments and three commercial tenancies to be built over four stages, the project will be a first of this scale on the Swan Valley’s doorstep. Harley Dykstra […]

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Cardup Business Park Structure Plan Implementation

In early 2017 the landowner group asked if Harley Dykstra could assist in finalising the structure planning process for the Cardup Business Park, and also assist with staged subdivisions for some of the owners.  Harley Dykstra very promptly negotiated the outstanding issues on the Structure Plan with the Department of Planning Lands & Heritage, and […]

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Harley Dykstra Achieves Approval for Place of Worship

Harley Dykstra has recently been successful in obtaining development approval for a Place of Worship on Kelvin Road, Orange Grove. The development application sought approval for a Place of Worship by the Metro East Joint Development Assessment Panel. The application was initially refused on the basis that it was considered to be incompatible with the […]

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Port Geographe Townhouses

One of WA’s leading property developers Mr Colin Heath (Heath Development Co and Lowe Pty Ltd) has recently diversified into the BUILT FORM via construction of up market Townhouses on Port Geographe land holdings. As shown on the photos, the development consists of two pairs of duplex townhouses that are constructed on adjoining Lots 74 […]

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High 5 To An Extra-ordinary 5 Lot Approval

Harley Dykstra was engaged to prepare a Scheme Amendment and Structure Plan to facilitate the subdivision of a 1.5 hectare property on the outskirts of Albany into smaller Lots. With significant experience in this field, we were able to overcome a series of major challenges imposed by various government agencies along the way to deliver […]

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Taking Survey into the Skies

Small beginnings – taking off in a new direction. Harley Dykstra is leading the charge into new aerial mapping technology. We have two full time pilots on the job and have successfully ventured into a rapidly developing market sector where the true project benefits are limited only by the client’s imagination. Although the phrase “Drone” is […]

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Naturaliste Heights Estate – new subdivision stage

A new stage of residential subdivision has been completed and constructed in Naturaliste Heights Estate in Dunsborough.  This prestigious residential estate, on the doorstep of the Dunsborough Town Centre, has been very popular.  Harley Dykstra was appointed to obtain fresh subdivision approvals, undertake some revisions to the design of the estate, and also project manage […]

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Albany Office

116 Serpentine Rd, Albany WA 6330
Phone: 9841 7333

Bunbury Office

21 Spencer Street, Bunbury WA 6230
Phone: 9792 6000

Forrestdale Office

Unit 1, 2 Hensbrook Loop, Forrestdale WA 6112
Phone: 9495 1947

Perth Office

Level 1/252 Fitzgerald Street, Perth WA 6000
Phone: 9228 9291