29.10.2020New integration advances the planning, design and development of urban environments worldwide

RobertsDay has joined the Hatch group of companies bringing together Australian thought leaders in urban solutions with global experts in infrastructure, engineering and construction.

This integration offers a cohesive, multidisciplinary place-led design service that unites RobertsDay’ front-end spatial planning, urban design and placemaking capability with Hatch’s expertise in development strategy, economic analysis, infrastructure master planning, engineering, implementation and program management. Hatch’s breadth of experience across 150 countries and RobertsDay’ focus on Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East will help deliver transformational ideas and solutions to clients globally.

  • Committee for Melbourne is thrilled to welcome Hatch RobertsDay as sponsor of the upcoming event Walkable cities – suburban urbanisation with a panel of industry experts;
  • Mike Day | Director and Co-founder, Hatch RobertsDay,
  • Christopher B. Leinberger | Land Use Strategist, Developer, Professor, Researcher and Author; Managing Director and Co-founder, Places Platform, LLC; Professor and Chair, Center for Real Estate; Urban Analysis, George Washington University School of Business
  • Ludo Campbell-Reid | Director of City Design and Liveability, Wyndham City Council
  • Peter Seamer AM | Honorary Fellow, Centre Urban Research, RMIT University; Director at Planning Strategies Pty Ltd; Former CEO, VPA, Bendigo City Council and Federation Square
  • Professor Billie Giles-Corti | Director of Urban Futures Enabling Capability Platform & Convener of the Healthy Liveable Cities Group, RMIT University

Due to unprecedented demand, places are limited, register here.

“The challenges that our clients face in designing, delivering, and managing urban environments increases in size and complexity every day’” said Hatch’s Chairman and CEO John Bianchini. “The integration of Hatch and RobertsDay sets us up to take the lead on these challenges and create positive change for clients and communities worldwide.”

“The opportunities that this new partnership brings are exciting,” said RobertsDay’ Managing Director, Martine White. “Our urban design and placemaking skills combined with Hatch’s Urban Solutions expertise in social and economic strategy and consulting will drive the creation of vibrant places grounded in economic and technical intelligence, ensuring they endure and thrive.”

RobertsDay Founder, Mike Day is enthusiastic about the union. “Our decision to partner with Hatch is about building the foundation for the next generation. By harnessing the combined potential of both companies, we can secure the most exciting projects and open up new career opportunities, while remaining true to RobertsDay’s original ethos. We acknowledge and thank our existing client base who has been an integral part of the growth and success of RobertsDay over the last 27 years. Through our partnership with Hatch we will be better positioned than ever to service our existing clients as well tackle the world’s most complex urban development and infrastructure challenges.”

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