Adam Di Marco: The Urban Developer’s founder on how he built his media and property development businesses

How did a young property developer create the leading media brand for Australia’s property development industry?

And – at the same time – start an acclaimed property development business?

That’s the story of Adam Di Marco.

He’s the co-founder of The Urban Developer which delivers news, events and education to Australia’s property development industry.

Media aside, Adam is also the founder of the Di Marco Group.

The Di Marco Group develops design-led apartments and mixed-use buildings in Brisbane.

Petri Ylivuori: Newil & Bau is a consumer product business (not just an ‘apartment developer’)

Based in Helsinki, Newil & Bau has built a cult-like following amongst the city’s smart set.

That’s thanks to their track record of developing elegant (and superbly crafted) apartments.

And the fact that their buildings are of architectural significance.

For example, they’re currently renovating an historic building designed by Alvar Aalto.

And constructing a new apartment building by acclaimed American architect, Steven Holl.

Arnaud Zannier: how I develop luxury hotels and resorts

How do you develop low-key luxury hotels and resorts?

And then operate them to astonishingly high standards?

To find out, I turned to Arnaud Zannier.

Arnaud is the founder of Zannier Hotels which operates five boutique sites across three continents.

Will Donaldson: Politan Row’s founder on how to develop food halls

How do you develop a food hall that people love?

And which yields a return to the chef entrepreneurs who drive it – plus the lessors who own the site?

To find out, listen to this detail-rich interview with Politan Row founder, Will Donaldson.

Starting with a single site in New Orleans, he has since launched celebrated food halls in cities across the US.