Perhaps, though, there is a slightly more widespread acceptance of multi-unit developments today, especially given their prevalence through this market cycle.
The invisible hand of self-interest...
on greenfield sites (which may require new sewerage, new water supply, electricity, gas, transport connections, and other infrastructure and amenities) but the fact is that site remediation costs on brownfield sites can also be very high.
Some will hold open days and site visits on larger developments, allowing the local sticky-beaks and nasty NIMBYs to ask any questions that they may have.
Overall, the figures show that NIMBYism has not been successful in stymying the dwelling supply in Sydney, and nor should be it allowed to do so unduly.