The availability of highly accurate and frequently updated aerial imagery online is having a transformative impact on myriad facets of the property development sector.

Jim Karakatsanakis, senior project manager of LWP Property Group, said aerial imagery technology provided by companies such as NearMap has impacted a multitude of functions in the property development business. “All of our consultants are now using this technology, including the planners, engineers and landscape architects, as well as our own…