Jessica is an experienced Urban Planner specialising in statutory planning and strategic advisory work for a diverse range of clients and industry sectors.

Since joining Urbis in 2012, Jessica has demonstrated diligence and rigour in navigating complex planning issues, working alongside government agencies and departments within NSW and the ACT.

Leveraging her specialisation in statutory planning, Jessica has successfully delivered countless state significant, city and local centre development approvals for her clients. In addition, she has provided comprehensive due diligence and strategic planning advice for existing and prospective landowners.

Jessica’s experience includes a broad range of projects and sectors, with a focus on education, mixed use, residential and retail developments.

Jessica’s passion for creating great places has also led to her involvement in leading the management of numerous design excellence competitions in the City of Sydney and Parramatta LGA’s.

I’m passionate about creating thriving cities and communities.

Jessica was the planning lead for projects, including:

  • 65-77 Market Street, Sydney­
    A Concept DA followed by an invited international Design Competition and Detailed DA for the conservation and refurbishment of the existing David Jones Men’s Wear Store including the construction of a 22-storey residential tower.

  • 33 Alfred Street, Sydney
    A Development Application followed by ongoing advisory work to realise the comprehensive renewal of Sydney’s first skyscraper.  

  • Newmarket, Randwick
    A multi-stage redevelopment of the former Inglis Stables site, including a Concept Master Plan followed by several detailed DAs and subsequent modifications.

  • Eastlakes Shopping Centre
    Preparation of multiple modification applications to the Part 3A Project Approval and ongoing advisory work for the redevelopment of the Eastlakes Shopping Centre.

  • Schools Infrastructure NSW
    Preparation of planning advice and planning reports facilitating the redevelopment of 7 schools across Western Sydney and Wollongong.