Modular contractors appointed for VIC mental health expansion

    Modular contractors have been appointed to help deliver the Victorian Health Building Authority’s (VHBA) $492 million Mental Health Beds Expansion Program. Modscape and Grove have been appointed to manufa... more

  • Greenland


    Greenland Australia officially opens one of Sydney’s tallest residential buildings

    The Greenland Centre Sydney, one of Sydney’s tallest residential towers, has reached completion. Rising to 235 metres, the BVN and Woods Bagot-designed tower features 479 residences over 67 storeys, all of wh... more

  • La Pelago


    Builder appointed for first tower of $1.25B La Pelago

    GURNER™ has appointed ICON Construction to build the first 68-level tower at its significant Gold Coast project La Pelago, with a build price estimated to be over $350 million. Once complete, the tower wil... more

  • Build to Rent


    City of Monash earmarked to receive first Build to Rent development

    Australian practice i2C Architects, in a global alliance with international design practice Ryder Architecture, has plans to deliver the City of Monash’s first-ever Build to Rent development in Oakleigh South... more

  • Modular contractors appointed for VIC mental health expansion
  • Greenland Australia officially opens one of Sydney’s tallest residential buildings
  • Builder appointed for first tower of $1.25B La Pelago
  • City of Monash earmarked to receive first Build to Rent development
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Western Sydney to gain a new indoor sports centre in 2022

Work is officially underway on the 5,000-metre square Billbergia Indoor Sports Centre, located in the Western Sydney suburb of Camellia, and will set a new standard for sports fans, schools and the community when it opens in March 2022. The new centre will contain four FIBA basketball courts that house over 21 sports and activities, up to 1,000 spectators with permanent seating for 600 people, a café with seating for 86 people, an outdoor garden style milk bar, multipurpose training rooms, child’s soft play gym and family friendly activity rooms. It will be the new home for West Sydney Wolves…

Work safety to enter building information modelling

Workplace health and safety (WHS) will be considered far earlier in the planning process with the New South Wales government’s Centre for Work Health and Safety researching ways of integrating WHS risk management into building information modelling (BIM). Centre director Skye Buatava said with increased use of BIM to facilitate project design, planning and management, the study had focused on identifying barriers and enablers to include WHS considerations. Buatava continued: “This research compared the use of BIM against accredited WHS Management Systems, which are the current standard for major construction projects. “There is a growing Australian interest in BIM, with…

Local construction set to boost after Spit funding green light

A four-year works program worth $16.95 million has been approved by the Palaszczuk Government, giving the green light to a series of job-creating infrastructure projects on The Spit at Queensland's Gold Coast. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Steven Miles said the Queensland Government would provide funding over four years to deliver the projects. Miles said: “These projects signal the next stage in The Spit’s evolution. “Following on from the release of The Spit Master Plan, we’re maintaining a strong pipeline of investment and jobs to evolve this world-class destination for Gold Coast locals and visitors.” Member for Gaven…

Construction begins on $850 million Yeerongpilly Green Riverside community

Work has begun on the first stage of the $850 million Yeerongpilly Green Riverside community, supporting 631 construction jobs. Construction is expected to be finished in mid-2023. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Steven Miles was onsite to turn the first sod together with Consolidated Properties Group and CVS Land Capital Partners who will deliver the project. Miles said: “The commencement of construction of the first stage is a major milestone that will deliver 83 apartments and 10 luxury terrace homes, together with a Woolworths retail centre, café and dining precinct, specialty stores and commercial offices which will support…

Construction starts at Brisbane riverfront apartment after sales rush

Work has started on the riverfront apartment building Rivello in Brisbane after 90-plus per cent of apartments sold for more than $133 million in just ten weeks. The sales rush has been led by owner-occupiers, including young professionals and downsizers, many of which live within a 10-kilometre radius of the site. Interstate purchasers looking to relocate or invest accounted for about 10 per cent of sales. More than 1,000 jobs will be created during construction of the $149 million, 21-storey building, which will feature 150 apartments and a suite of resort-style amenities. Developer Brookfield Residential Properties has appointed building Tomkins…

Plans unveiled for world-leading medical research centre in Sydney

A cutting-edge concept design has been revealed for the new Lang Walker AO Medical Research Building – Macarthur, located as part of the Campbelltown Hospital Precinct. Due to open in 2023, the $47.5 million building will be a world-class medical education and research facility that will enable local researchers to address the region’s unique health challenges and improve health outcomes for the people of southwest Sydney. A State Significant Development Application for the project was lodged with the Department of Planning and Infrastructure and Environment in October. The purpose-built facility will be about 5,800 square meters and spanning five levels…

Construction starts on iconic industrial development in Sydney

Construction has started on the iconic industrial development Alex Collective in Sydney’s Alexandria suburb, developed by Alexa Development and built by Ceerose. The development’s four buildings will reach four, seven and eight storeys, were designed by architect Andrew Burns and will feature 163 luxurious apartments with an industrial spirit. Ceerose managing director Edward Doueihi said it was a privilege to be appointed as the construction contractor for Alex Collective. Doueihi said: “The start of construction is an important milestone for Alex Collective and will add to Ceerose’s impressive building portfolio. “We are delighted to bring this industrial-inspired residential development to…