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Property Development: Referencing for Property Development

How to search for and find information on property development


As Built Environment students, you will be asked to use the APA 7th referencing style

What is referencing and why is it important? 


At university you are expected to reference information sources used in your assignments. Referencing is important as it:

  • gives credit to authors
  • shows that you’ve done your research  
  • means that others can find the resources you have used .

Referencing for Property Development


As a built environment student, you will be asked to use the APA 7th referencing style. The Library's APA guide will give you guidance, templates and examples you can use to build your own references. 

Sample references for Property Development



Searle, G. (Ed). (2018). Compulsory property acquisition for urban densification. Routledge. https://doi-org/10.1201/9781315144085

Journal article:

Mangioni, V. (2010). The evolution of the "Public Purpose Rule" in compulsory acquisition. Property Management, 28(2), 93-103. 

Web page:

Australian Taxation Office. (2020, July 10). Property development, building and renovating.,-building-and-renovating/

Library database:

Pricefinder. (2020, September 23). 1 Smith Street Armidale, NSW, 2350.


Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991 (NSW).

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