About Us

Group Development Services (GDS) was incorporated in 1989 and after 25 years continues to provide expertise in all facets of residential property development.


As a multi-disciplined group of professionals in the fields of Surveying, Town Planning, Civil Engineering and Project Management we can provide discipline based expertise and a complete end-to-end service. The team has an in-depth understanding of local and state government controls and legislation.


The core of the service we provide is residential property development in the Sydney basin including but not limited to:

  • Feasibility studies
  • Cost analysis
  • Market research
  • Master plan design
  • Rezoning applications
  • Planning Statements
  • Selection and Management of sub-consultants
  • Submissions to Council
  • Detail survey
  • Boundary definition
  • Real Property Applications
  • Strata Plans
  • Community Title 
  • Road and drainage design
  • Construction drawings
  • Water sensitive urban design
  • Waterway calculations
  • Investigation and delivery of crucial infrastructure
  • Construction and Project Management
  • Preparation of sales plans
  • Investigation and delivery of all essential services including water, sewer, electricity and NBN
  • Tender documentation
  • Construction Contract Analysis
  • Preparation of Linen plans, 88(b) instruments and community management statements



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Members of UDIANSW: Urban Development Institute of Australia New South Wales.


Members of Urban Taskforce Australia.