• Precinct

    Cairns Performing Arts Precinct wins urban design award

    The Cairns Performing Arts Precinct, delivered in collaboration with CA Architects and Andrew Prowse Landscape Architect with Cairns Regional Council, has won this year’s Minister’s Award for Urban Design. ... more
  • 1980s

    Bringing a 1980s office space to the 21st century

    Investment and property development company Wallum Partners is taking on the task of revamping a 1980s office space in inner Brisbane into a fully refurbished, all ability friendly, sustainable commercial offic... more
  • marina

    Construction full steam ahead at marina precinct

    Work on the world-class boat harbour and tourism precinct, The Waterfront, Shell Cove, is progressing well with expert hotel and tavern operators secured, piling for the inner harbour complete and piling underw... more
  • New urban community will embrace unique culture

    Leading Australian property group TOGA and partner Danias Group have announced the Development Application (DA) has been approved for ‘Wicks Place’, the first residential project in the transformation of Ma... more

Investors sought for Olympic-standard whitewater park

Logan City Council has commenced an Expression of Interest (EOI) campaign which will test the market for private sector interest in the city’s proposed Olympic-standard whitewater park. In building a business case for the facility, Council examined delivery models of existing whitewater park operations around the world which found a public-private partnership or joint venture to be the best way forward. As a result, the EOI will explore options not only for construction and operations investment but also the management of the facility. Logan City Council Interim Administrator Tamara O’Shea said an E... more

New public green space in Melbourne’s CBD receives planning approval

Charter Hall Group has  received planning approval for a new 5,000 square metre (sqm) public space at its transformative Wesley Place precinct in Melbourne’s CBD. Designed by landscape architects, OCULUS, in collaboration with Cox Architects, the public space will be one of only four green spaces in the CBD grid and will provide a place for Wesley Place tenants, CBD workers and visitors to gather, relax and recharge in nature. Set to be available to the public from mid-2020, the public space will include a vibrant food and beverage retail offering, as well as 520 sqm of lawn and native flora to compleme... more

Apartment development in the heart of Richmond receives green light

ICON Developments has received development approval for an $80 million mixed-use building in the heart of Melbourne’s Richmond. Located at 2 Brighton Street, and dubbed ‘The Richmond’, the 1300 square metre project is 10 storeys high and will encompass 78 apartments and a ground-floor retail tenancy. The building has been designed by Rob Kennon Architects and draws on a modernist style through the use of clean lines, a simple palette and robust materials. It will feature a mix of one, two and three-bedroom apartments and penthouses. ICON Developments senior development manager, Georgina Goldswo... more

Airport Central Station now 70 per cent complete

Located immediately south of the control tower adjacent to Terminal 1, Airport Central Station will soon enable tourists and locals to travel by train to and from Perth Airport. On 28 February 2020, Premier Mark McGowan and Transport Minister Rita Saffioti announced that construction on Airport Central Station had officially reached 70 per cent completion, with work on the Skybridge linking Perth Airport nearly finished as well. They revealed that the first girders of Airport Central Station’s 137-tonne steel roof structure had been craned into place, with the steel fabricated locally by Naval Base compa... more

North Sydney’s tallest building officially ‘tops out’

A $1.2 billion commercial office building has officially ‘topped out’, and is now the tallest building in North Sydney, according to its developer, Winten Property Group. Located immediately adjacent to the new Victoria Cross Metro Station, 1 Denison is 158-metre premium grade commercial office tower which was constructed by leading global contractor, Multiplex. Development Director at Winten Property Group, Stuart Vaughan, said that topping out is a significant milestone for the business. “We are demonstrating our commitment to job creation in North Sydney and helping stimulate the growing local ... more

Developer acquires full ownership of $700M mixed-use project

Fridcorp has acquired the remaining 50 per cent share of the $700 million Beyond mixed-use project at 93 Forest Road, Hurstville and has also secured unconditional funding to deliver the highly-anticipated four-tower development. The project is being delivered with architecture by DKO, interiors by Woods Bagot and with Piety as the builder. Fridcorp Director, Nigel Givoni, said the company was proud to be committed to its vision for the project. "We believe the timing will work well within the Sydney market due to the current lack of supply,” he said. Mr Givoni added that Beyond had been one of Fri... more

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, the resort will be built amongst their thriving vineyards at 255 Strout Road, in the renowned winery destination, McLaren Vale. Nicho Teng, Managing Director, Greaton, says he is pleased the City of Onkaparinga supports the development of a high-end luxury resort, to supplement the existing accommodation currently available in the region. “As a proud South Australian, I am pleased to work with Wi... 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 earthworks on the airport site and is now officially open to motorists. Initial earthworks involved the realignment of 1.6 kilometres of Badgerys Creek Road, which will be an entry point to the airport, along with a new shared footpath for cyclists and pedestrians and construction of a new intersection at Elizabeth Drive. Western Sydney Airport Chief Executive Officer, Graham Millett, said this is an exciti... more