Lendlease unveils its newest community in Brisbane’s Moreton Bay region

    Lendlease has unveiled its new $500 million residential community Kinma Valley, which is expected to be home to more than 6,500 people, in one of Australia’s fastest growing regions for new home buyers. Lo... more


    Princeton completes transformative Villawood residential project

    Sydney-based investment house Princeton has completed the transformative new Villawood residential project 'One Place', worth a combined value of $98 million. The One Place project, located in the heart of S... more


    Brand new arts precinct in Australian school first

    Firbank Grammar School is breaking through the art ceiling by creating a cutting edge $5.5 million new arts precinct to promote young women’s participation in the arts. Bright Nights – a multisensory ar... more


    Plans for fast-rail interchange in Western Sydney on the right track

    Plans to put Parramatta CBD at the epicentre of a proposed fast rail network have been welcomed by the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue, which has long campaigned for the crucial interchanges in Western Sydne... more

  • Lendlease unveils its newest community in Brisbane’s Moreton Bay region
  • Princeton completes transformative Villawood residential project
  • Brand new arts precinct in Australian school first
  • Plans for fast-rail interchange in Western Sydney on the right track

First of Australia’s tallest twin towers in Melbourne completes construction

Queens Place has reached a milestone with the completion of Tower One. Set to become the tallest twin towers in Australia, Queens Place re-engages the high-profile city block with fine grain public connectivity and ground-level linkages. The $235-million project is a joint venture between Fender Katsalidis and Cox Architecture, and a competition-winning design scheme for 3L Alliance. Located near the Queen Victoria Market precinct and Flagstaff Garden, Tower One at Queens Place delivers a gleaming urban-scale residential building responding authentically to the site’s conditions and to a multitude of the residents’ needs. Fender Katsalidis director James Pearce said: “With a…

Construction begins on Time & Place’s $410-million Queensbridge building in Melbourne

Diversified property developer Time & Place has had its amended permit for its $410-million Queensbridge building approved, and will imminently begin construction. Development partner and construction specialist Hickory has been appointed to undertake the build. Time & Place recently acquired a neighbouring 430-square-metre landholding from Crown, allowing for an extension of the building’s podium and overall footprint. The acquisition of the adjacent site creates a total 1,370-square-metre parcel of land and achieves an uplift in GRV from $200 million to upwards of $400 million, while significantly improving the allowance for amenity within the building. The permit amendment, which was unanimously…

DA approval for first stage of zero-carbon Norwest Quarter

Norwest Business Park parent developer Mulpha has released the first apartments in its $1-billion, zero-carbon, masterplanned Norwest Quarter development in the Hills, Sydney, following development approval this month. Award-winning builder Parkview Construction has been appointed to commence work in June 2022, after working extensively with Mulpha to quality control and deliver new benchmarks in sustainable design and construction. Located within 400 metres of the new Norwest Metro Station at 40 Solent Circuit in Sydney’s Hills District, the first stage of Norwest Quarter will include two residential apartment buildings, Banksia and Lacebark, with a total of 196 apartment homes, and more…

National Precast – Project Round-up, April/May, 2022

What's happening in the world of Precast? National Precast Association presents a retrospective round up of projects for April and May, 2022 National Precast has grown to become the peak body for the Australian precast concrete industry with a representative membership comprising precast manufacturers of all capabilities, across all states. The Project Round-up is one of many initiatives undertaken and provides a snapshot of precast activity on a monthly basis.   Project: Veolia recycled mix design Location: Launceston, TAS Master Precaster: Hudson Civil Products National Precast Master Precaster, Hudson Civil Products is committed to sustainable initiatives throughout the precast concrete…
historic Sydney

Tech company opens new headquarters in historic Sydney building

Five years since opening its first office in Australia, Procore Technologies has invested in a flexible and collaborative new working environment in a historic Sydney building which is built for true scale. As most employees now prefer a hybrid working style, the company made a conscious decision to allow one desk for every two employees, and ensure all meeting and event spaces could provide a great experience both in person and virtually. The new offices are set in SubStation No.164, two adjacent historic Sydney buildings that have been innovatively revitalised into a commercial and cultural space by Built. The office…
La Trobe University

La Trobe University takes next step in $5 billion development plan

La Trobe University has announced a preferred Master Development Partner to realise its ambitious plan to transform Melbourne’s north. The University’s preferred partner – public infrastructure investor, developer and manager, Plenary – will accelerate the $5 billion University City of the Future Plan, transforming its 235-hectare Bundoora campus into a vibrant city. The University City of the Future will reimagine the campus experience and include a dynamic Research and Innovation Precinct, world class sporting and sports research facilities, a major health and wellbeing hub and exciting new commercial, retail and residential developments. La Trobe Director Property and Economic Development, Mary…
police facilities

Official start of construction of two major Cairns police facilities

The construction of two major police facilities is now officially underway in Cairns. Police Minister Mark Ryan joined Deputy Commissioner Paul Taylor and local MPs Curtis Pitt and Michael Healy to turn the sod on the major projects. In addition, they provided an update on the well advanced $17 million refurbishment of the main Cairns City Police facility. Police Minister Mark Ryan said the construction projects were part of a $50 million investment in the Far North as the government rolled out a $300 million police infrastructure pipeline across the state. “These two new facilities and the refurbishment of the Cairns City…