• Green light for 5-star South Australian resort

    Australian developer, Greaton, has just received planning consent for its highly-anticipated Wirra Wirra Wellness Resort project from the City of Onkaparinga. Developed in partnership with Wirra Wirra winery... more
  • New bridge at Western Sydney International opens to public

    Construction has concluded on a new bridge for Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport. The bridge, which is nearly as wide as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, was built as part of initial earthwo... more
  • City of Parramatta appoints builder for striking new civic building

    Following a rigorous 12-month selection process, Built, has just been appointed by City of Paramatta Council to construct 5 Parramatta Square – the City’s eye-catching new civic, cultural and community buil... more
  • Works progressing on Melbourne’s newest community hub

    One year after construction commenced, Melbourne’s largest community hub is starting to take shape. The Munro development, adjacent to Queen Victoria Market, has reached an important milestone with excavat... more

New refuge for young people experiencing homelessness

Melbourne City Mission (MCM) will redevelop and relocate one of its youth refuge services to Werribee to support young people experiencing homelessness in Melbourne’s inner west. Together with the Property Industry Foundation, and a $3.5 million investment from the Victorian Government, MCM will open a high quality, purpose-built youth refuge to break the cycle of youth homelessness. With two family units to accommodate infants and families, the redevelopment of MCM’s youth refuge will give young people aged 15-25 a chance to grow into adult independence with a level of support they currently don’t h... more
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Canberra’s hotel trend continues with new project approval

Development approval has been granted for a new 11-storey hotel and mixed-use building at Canberra’s Garema Place as the city plaza undergoes urban renewal, continuing the city's hotel trend. Working with developer Geocon, the Fender Katsalidis designed building will encompass a 5-star hotel with over 200 rooms, a rooftop pool and bar as well as commercial and office space. Fender Katsalidis associate director Jacqueline Bartholomeusz says the project continues the new high-quality hotel trend coming to Canberra that tie in with the regeneration across various precincts. “The project offering with l... more
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Victoria’s largest mass timber project tops out

Multiplex has reached a major construction milestone on La Trobe University’s $100 million student accommodation project at its Bundoora campus, topping out the mass timber twin building development. This project is the largest mass timber construction project currently underway in Victoria, with the entire development utilising a full cross-laminated timber (CLT) and glulam structure. Designed by JCB Architects to be highly sustainable, the project will deliver an additional 624 beds across two separate buildings linked by common amenities and landscaping. When complete it will bring the total number of... more

Australia’s first of its kind urban hub approved for development

Frasers Property Industrial and Winten Property Group have received development approval for Australia’s first ‘Community Business District’ - the $750 million Macquarie Exchange. Located at the entrance to Macquarie Park’s new Sydney Metro station, Macquarie Exchange will convert a 15,620 sqm site into 83,368 sqm (gross floor area) across four state-of-the-art buildings. The largest building, MQX 1, will be 17 storeys, while the remaining three buildings (MQX 2, 3 and 4) will be 9 storeys high. Macquarie Exchange is approved to comprise 74,093 sqm of commercial (net lettable area), 5,693 sqm of... more

New secondary college in Shepparton now one step closer

The building contract for the new state-of-the-art  Greater Shepparton Secondary College was recently awarded to Hansen Yuncken Pty Ltd. Victorian Minister for Education, James Merlino said the appointment means Greater Shepparton families are a step closer to getting the great local secondary school facilities their kids need to thrive. The school, to be built on the site of the former Shepparton High School, will accommodate between 2700 and 3000 students and offer them broader subject choices, new learning and pathway opportunities, and better educational support in world-class facilities. This incl... more

Brisbane office recognised as global ‘Game Changer’

Australian independent engineering consultancy, Floth, has received further global recognition for its innovative Brisbane headquarters, which is the only building in Australia nominated as a ‘Game Changer’ in the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) Online Case Study Library. In fact, the office complex, located at 69 Robertson Street in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, is one of only three buildings in the world that has been designated as a 'Game Changer' – from a list of 128 projects. The WorldGBC Library showcases the most cutting-edge examples of sustainable building from around the world, wit... more

New $85 million commercial development comes to Geelong

In mid-December 2019, diversified property group Quintessential Equity appointed Kane Constructions to deliver a new $85 million commercial development in Melbourne's Geelong – 60 Moorabool St. Designed by Cox Architecture, the mixed-use building will comprise approximately 11,050 square metres of A-Grade lettable office space to accommodate over 900 employees and includes retail commercial space, an underground car park and end-of-trip facilities. Construction is expected to commence in March 2020, with the build of 60 Moorabool St forecast to generate 250 jobs within Geelong and inject more than $50 mi... more

Works underway on multimillion-dollar sporting complex in QLD

The $7.1 million Tully Multi-Use Sporting Complex project is taking shape, with construction having just kicked off on the project’s 600-capacity grandstand. The multi-purpose sport and live-event facility, located at Tully Showgrounds, is considered a landmark project for Cassowary Coast. According to Cassowary Coast Regional Council Mayor, John Kremastos, the previous facility had served the community well and was used by 19 different local community and sporting groups. However, the former building was getting tired and was due for replacement. “The new facility will have extra features, faciliti... more