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

Multiplex tops out NEXTDC’s data centre in Sydney

Multiplex has reached a major construction milestone on Stage 1 of NEXTDC’s S3 data centre, ‘topping out’ the structure in Artarmon on Sydney’s lower North Shore. Designed by architects Greenbox, NEXTDC’s new S3 data centre comprises approximately 26,770 square metres of data halls and ancillary infrastructure over eight storeys, delivering more than 20,000 square metres of IT space. The building now stands nine levels above ground (approximately 50 metres in height) and caters to the growing need for data storage, cloud and interconnection capability as digital transformation accelerates. Bolstering the local Sydney market, the S3 project has employed a total…

Dynamic new regional $25 million tourist destination in Kapunda

Plans for a $25 million tourist attraction designed to showcase Australian pastoral life and celebrate the richly historic township of Kapunda - located on the doorstep of the iconic Barossa Valley in South Australia - have been unveiled today. Drover’s Encounter will be a uniquely Australian destination for locals and visitors of all ages, offering culinary, cultural and entertainment experiences. This once in a generation investment opportunity will consist of a diverse range of attractions for locals and visitors: The Drover’s Encounter Experience Centre - immersive storytelling of Sir Sidney Kidman, Frederick Dutton, the Seppelt Family and other local icons…
digital CBD

Roberts Co confirmed to build Golden Age’s 130 Little Collins office in Melbourne

Roberts Co will build Golden Age’s state-of-the-art boutique commercial office building at 130 Little Collins in Melbourne, following the company’s acquisition of ProBuild’s Victorian operations earlier this month. With demolition now complete, construction on the project is scheduled to commence later this month and is expected to be completed in quarter one 2024. Golden Age managing director Jeff Xu said it was welcome news to all involved in the project, with handover of the site expected to occur next week. He said: “We have every confidence that Roberts Co will deliver a superior product due to the experience and calibre…
Amended permit

Amended permit approval received for $400m+ office development

Melbourne-based developer V-Leader has received an amended permit approval for a $400m+ premium office development at 600 Lonsdale Street Melbourne. Acquired in May 2018, the original scheme encompassed 16,500 square metres of premium office space alongside a 288-room hotel on the prominent corner site. The amended permit removed provision for a hotel, opting instead for 30,000 square metres of A-grade office space across 40 storeys and ground floor retail. The approved permit includes a 2,000 square-metre multi-faceted wellness facility, and a 1,200 square-metre sky lobby, gallery space and meeting facilities on levels 20 and 21. The tower will sit atop…

Approval received for $230m Alexandria office project

Time & Place, Hickory and Oualitas have received permit approval on a $230 million office project at 23 - 27 Bourke Road and 41 - 43 Bowden Street in Sydney. The 8,089 square metre site was acquired in March 2021 for $52.5 million, with amended plans for the site submitted to the City of Sydney Council in August of the same year. These plans, now approved, encompass a campus­style, contemporary office precinct with approximately 16,000 square metres of office space anchored by approximately 1,500 square metres of ground floor retail. Designed by John Wardle Architects, whose scheme was selected via…

Construction commences on SC1 Archerfield in Queensland

Frasers Property Industrial in Australia has officially marked the start of construction of SC1 Archerfield in South East Queensland, as it seeks to meet the industrial and logistics demands from Brisbane’s growing population. The 70,823 square-metre development within Brisbane’s Central South industrial precinct will comprise three expansive warehouses, each equipped with their own super awning. The warehouses will be targeting 5 Star Green Star Design and As-Built v1.3 certified ratings by the Green Building Council of Australia and will also include energy efficient lighting, rainwater reuse and water saving fixtures, as well as native landscaping. The architecturally designed facilities will…
hybrid timber

Plans submitted for world’s tallest hybrid timber building

Grange Development has this week submitted plans to City of South Perth for what is set to be the world’s tallest hybrid timber tower, and Western Australia’s first carbon negative building. If approved, the 183-metre-high residential building, located at 6 Charles Street, South Perth – aptly titled C6, after the periodic table’s symbol for Carbon - will become one of Australia’s most ambitious carbon negative buildings, with only the Atlassian hybrid timber Tower in Sydney currently on target for a similar carbon negative status, signalling the arrival of a new guard of sustainable building and construction technology. Designed by Fraser…