Planning & Urban Design

Niche Studio is a specialised planning and urban design consultancy operating across Australia.

1. Niche


A position or activity that particularly suits an organisation’s talents and personality.

An area of the market specialising in one type of product or service.

Place in nature: the role of an organisation within its natural environment that determines its relations with other organisms.

Niche Studio strives for excellence in all areas of the planning and development process.

Established in 2012, the teams expertise comes from our understanding of all facets of the land development process, providing high quality strategic and statutory outcomes which balance economic realities with sustainable objectives. We also display strong skills in project management and coordination, communications, and strategy building. We offer a personalised service to our clients with guaranteed involvement from the Directors regardless of the size of the project.

Our team is nimble and responsive, ensuring timely project delivery and best practice outcomes which are delivered well within budget.

Our team draws upon a diverse background of local government, state government and private consultancy experience from across Australia.

This breadth of planning knowledge and design experience ensures Niche Studio provides excellent service in coordinating the implementation of major projects, scheme amendments, structure planning, plans of subdivision and planning permits Australia wide.

"Niche Planning Studio's Urban Design team consistently add value to the planning and development process helping Clients to understand development feasibility and potential lot yields. Niche Planning unlock and maximise outcomes, being a trusted advisor to both land-owner and developer."

– Aquisitions Manager, CORE PROJECTS

"Niche Planning Studio are enthusiastic, highly knowledgeable, resourceful and delivered in a timely manner."


"The Niche Planning Studio team have consistently produced bodies of work that are thorough and meet our needs in a quick space of time."

– Strategic Planning Department, CITY OF STONNINGTON

"We really appreciate Niche Planning Studio's consistent display of high quality work ethic over the past two years... and clear advice on a variety of planning issues that has led to good outcomes for our members."


"Niche Planning Studio has benefited me and my clients beyond expectations."


"Niche Planning Studio has consistently provided timely, accurate and detailed advice and reporting."

– Planning and Strategic Projects Manager, GOODMAN

"Niche Planning Studio were very prompt and detailed in their work and most of all a pleasure to deal with!"