• Cultural and civic centre approved by NSW Government

    The New South Wales Government has approved an application from Coffs Harbour City Council to build a Cultural and Civic Centre at 23-31 Gordon Street. Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIEE... more
  • Georgiou Group awarded contract for Brightwater’s new Inglewood development

    Brightwater Care Group’s new residential aged care, research centre and corporate head office has reached its next milestone, with Georgiou Group appointed as the head contractor on the $40 million developmen... more
  • Feedback sought on new village connections for safer riding

    The City of Sydney is seeking community feedback on new cycleway projects and streetscape upgrades that will fill missing links in the City’s bike network and make it safer for locals riding to school and to ... more
  • Construction to start on new mental health inpatient unit in Hervey Bay

    Construction on a new acute mental health inpatient unit at Hervey Bay Hospital is on track to start this week, marking the beginning of $39.6 million worth of investment to more than double mental health bed c... more

‘Living Lab’ showcases circular economy concept to construction industry

Curtin University has launched the Legacy Living Lab (L3), a modular building designed using principles of the circular economy – an environmentally friendly economic concept that aims to design out waste by including as much recycling and re-use of materials as possible. Constructed as part of their thesis, Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute PhD candidates Timothy O’Grady and Roberto Minunno, together with Curtin Professor Greg Morrison, worked alongside many industry partners to create L3 as a resource to support and inform the building industry on different construction methodologies, te... more

Construction to commence next year on new convention centre at Green Square

In early 2021, Crown Group is expected to start construction on an exciting new event and function space, Infinity Convention Centre, which will have capacity for up to 425 people at Green Square. The new venue will be the first purpose-built convention centre to open in Sydney since ICC Sydney opened its doors at Darling Harbour in December 2016. Infinity Convention Centre delegates will enjoy the most convenient event space in Sydney, with direct access to Green Square train station providing a one stop trip to the city and two stop trip to the airport, as well as access to a stylish new hotel and a new ... more

Mirvac plans vibrant and activated precinct in Brisbane

Mirvac Group has released the vision for the ground plane at 80 Ann Street, Brisbane, which reveals a revitalised Brisbane Fruit and Produce Exchange on Turbot Street that will be activated through retail and public art, creating a unique destination for the City. The 80 Ann Street development delivers a premium 35 level commercial building and an activated city precinct at a pedestrian level with 1,900 square metres of public space. The ground plane design improves pedestrian connectivity from Ann Street to Turbot Street through public laneways and thoroughfares, maximising flexibility, permeability, and... more

Hames Sharley designs stunning waterfront apartments in WA

Positioned on the marina at Ascot Waters, Marina East is not only about housing, but the building of a community in a unique location that is tailored to the individual. The idea of celebrating the boating lifestyle and the unique position at Marina East, allowed Hames Sharley to explore the concept of water, the jetty and the boatshed in an architectural, playful expression of lifestyle. The architectural firm said that in a celebration of water, ecology and beauty, the residential development is respective to its neighbours and honours its unique location in Perth, Western Australia. Marina East featu... more

New $30M Hobart retail centre charges ahead

Glebe Hill Village in Hobart is charging ahead with plans to start construction in 2021. Property development and investment group, Tipalea Partners, recently announced the new $30 million retail centre was now 80 per cent full. Located at the intersection of the South Arm Highway and Pass Road in Howrah, Glebe Hill Village represents the first new neighbourhood shopping centre in metropolitan Hobart in over a decade. Acquired by Tipalea Partners in 2016, the site is in close proximity to several new residential estates in Hobart’s popular eastern growth corridor. The 5,900 square metre Glebe Hill Vil... more

$200M redevelopment of 1970s office tower completed

Brookfield Properties and Oxford Investa Property Partners (OIPP) have completed the $200 million redevelopment of 388 George Street, transforming the original 1970s office tower into a state-of-the-art A-grade commercial tower with a new mixed-use pavilion and improved connectivity to the surrounding Sydney CBD. Located on the corner of George and King Streets, 388 George Street is jointly owned by Brookfield and Oxford Properties, owner of the OIPP portfolio, with the redevelopment built by Multiplex. It delivers 38,364 square metres of A-Grade commercial office space and 2,680 square metres of prime retai... more

Works progress on project that will connect Perth’s eastern suburbs

As part of METRONET’s vision to create liveable communities connected by world-class public transport, renowned architectural firm Hames Sharley has been commissioned to design the multi-storey car park for the future High Wycombe Station precinct in Perth, Western Australia. The $1.86 billion Forrestfield-Airport Link project, jointly funded by the Federal and WA Governments, will deliver a new rail service to the eastern suburbs of Perth – with three new stations at Redcliffe, Airport Central and High Wycombe. The three-level car park at High Wycombe will include 1200 car bays and 52 motorcycle bays... more

Council provides stamp of approval for entertainment centre upgrade

The largest infrastructure project in the history of the Sutherland Shire has taken a significant step closer this month, with Councillors voting unanimously to support the redevelopment of the Sutherland Entertainment Centre. Sutherland Shire Mayor, Councillor Steve Simpson, said he was delighted to work with his fellow Councillors and working party members in advancing a proposal which drew such strong support, acknowledging that the decision was not just a great result for the community, but also a significant moment in Council’s history. “The Sutherland Entertainment Centre has been a much loved an... more