St James is primarily a residential neighbourhood with many established trees and local parks.
The neighbourhood focal point is a bustling centre on Albany Highway with a number of major retailers and local businesses on offer.
Meet Pierre Quesnel - Senior Place Leader (Urban Forest)
Pierre is the team’s urban forest specialist and a registered landscape architect, passionate about the quality of experience in public places. He believes the design process is enriched by an open and collaborative approach where stakeholders, community and experts work together to create and pursue a unique, shared vision. Pierre has previously worked for some of Perth’s leading design consultancies and has broad experience in detailed design and construction administration, concept planning, master planning and high level strategic visioning.
Favourite thing about St James: “I absolutely love the St James area. I love its authenticity, it has a real high street, real heritage, real character and real people!”