Bridging the gap between planning, economics and property advisory

The successful revitalisation of an area draws upon the complex interrelations between strategic planning, commercial intelligence and economic knowhow. HillPDA's knowledge and experience in synergising these factors allows us to create the valuable difference.

-Martin Hill, Director


Urban and Retail Economics

We offer a large range of urban and retail economic services which are supported by considerable experience, industry accepted in-house economic modelling tools and capabilities. Our comprehensive economic analysis and forecasts have helped our clients across the public and private sectors make better policy, strategy and property decisions. 

Valuation and Feasibility

HillPDA provide industry leading feasibility testing and advisory services. Our services are supported by a strong research-based approach, application of industry endorsed proprietary software, EstateMaster, a deep understanding of the intricacies of financial problems and the ability to communicate complex issues in simple terms.


HillPDA's planning team integrate commercial realism, innovation and deliverability when developing solutions to complex planning problems. Our experts in statutory and strategic planning, urban economics, stakeholder engagement and social infrastructure have been assisting the public and private sectors for over 30 years and have collectively earned a reputation for providing high quality and value-added services.

Investment and
Development Advisory

HillPDA's development advisory team brings together a cross-section of backgrounds to deliver integrated and innovative solutions to even the most complex development issues. Our team has the expertise and capability to provide you with the strategic support that you need at all stages of the development and operation lifecycle.

Our Capability

Over the past 33 years, we have built our reputation as trusted independent advisors with an ability to bridge the understanding gap between economics and planning. We have demonstrated our ability to be innovative and creative thinkers which is evidenced by our work including development of an industry standard for feasibility modelling (EstateMaster), our policy work on affordable housing and value capture for funding of community infrastructure, econometric modelling including retail expenditure and employment land demand modelling.