• Liverpool

    Next stage of Liverpool hospital redevelopment starts

    The commencement of stage two early works for the new Liverpool Health and Academic Precinct, marks the start of the hospital’s transformation into a world-class medical hub and one of NSW’s leading health ... more
  • Construction powers ahead on historic Port of Townsville upgrade

    A major milestone has occurred at the $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project, with the recent delivery of more than half of the total rock required to build a protective sea wall. The Port o... more
  • Designs unveiled as Launceston’s new university campus builds momentum

    Designs have been revealed for the River’s Edge and Willis Street Buildings – the final and major buildings of the University of Tasmania’s (UTAS) new Launceston campus. Development applications for th... more
  • Parramatta

    Green Ban placed on Parramatta Powerhouse sites

    The CFMEU NSW has placed a Green Ban on the demolition of the Willow Grove and St Georges Terraces buildings in Parramatta, earmarked for destruction by the NSW Government as part of their plans for the new Pow... more

$350M Innovation Quarter precinct receives approval

Charter Hall and Western Sydney University have secured development approval for stages 1 and 2 of their $350 million ‘Innovation Quarter’ (iQ) precinct in Westmead, New South Wales. The  development will create a visionary hub for innovation in health, education, research and business, elevating Westmead’s status as one of the world’s most advanced innovation districts. Westmead is home to more people with PhDs than anywhere else in Australia and continues to be the focus of unprecedented growth, with a planned total investment pipeline of more than $5.8 billion over the next decade. Developme... more

Palm Springs style development set to bring tourism boost to Albury

The Astor Hotel Motel in Albury (on the VIC/NSW border) is undergoing major redevelopment as Australia’s regional destinations gear up for a tourism boost in the wake of international travel bans following COVID-19. Technē Architecture + Interior Design is working with hotelier Peter Griffiths on the multi-million dollar redevelopment which will see the 1960s building transformed into a Palm Springs-style oasis including work to the bar, restaurant, beer garden, function spaces, gaming area as well as the inside and outside of the 45 room motel. Technē director Nick Travers says now is the perfect oppo... more

Work to commence on hi-tech Australian cancer treatment centre

Construction of a high-tech medical research centre housing the Southern Hemisphere’s first proton therapy unit is expected to start in Adelaide next month. The Australian Bragg Centre will be built in the Adelaide BioMed Precinct alongside its sister building; the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). The $500 million project will feature a ProTom International Radiance 330 proton therapy system on the building’s three basement levels. It is the same unit which is used at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and will be one of only three of its kind in the world. Once... more

New suburban office building caters for small businesses

Cedar Woods has completed its fourth standalone office building in Williams Landing, catering for small to medium-sized businesses looking for space and value. Located in Melbourne’s west, the $23 million strata building at 101 Overton Road brings an additional 6,000 square metres of office space to the emerging commercial precinct. Designed by architects Gray Puksand, the building features, a fully equipped conference centre, NBN infrastructure and end of trip facilities. There is also a restaurant and local florist on the ground floor. Capital growth, rising rents and low vacancy in Melbourne’s CB... more
medical centre

New specialist medical centre and day surgery complete

The final touches have been made to the new Midland Specialist Centre and Day Surgery in Western Australia, offering crucial health services to the local community. Integrated property and construction group Pindan was awarded the $14 million contract to build the facility at the historic Sidings site at the corner of Centennial Place and Yelverton Drive in Midland. Pindan’s Business Development Manager James Allingame said the 6,000 square metre Centre was constructed on behalf of Health Integra. “We are thrilled to have finished building this facility which will help meet the growing demand for ac... more

Burwood Brickworks celebrates high point in construction program

The Burwood Brickworks residential community reached a major construction milestone this week, with all four apartment buildings currently under construction officially 'topping out'. Construction of the apartment buildings at Frasers Property Australia’s newest community in Melbourne’s east is three weeks ahead of schedule, a notable achievement given the challenges of social distancing faced by construction workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Usually topping out ceremonies provide a welcome chance to celebrate project milestones and are a longheld tradition in the construction industry. However, 20... more

The new Eastern Creek Quarter opens to public

Western Sydney’s newest shopping, dining and entertainment destination has arrived. After a pandemic-related false start, Eastern Creek Quarter (ECQ) officially opened to the community on 10 June. Located within the Western Sydney Parklands, the centre is anchored by a full-line 2,800sqm Woolworths supermarket and houses a mix of local concepts, quality brands and the unique ECQ Social 'revolving retail' precinct. The offering at ECQ Social will change and evolve on a semi-regular basis to bring the best of the emerging food scene to the local community. With covered and alfresco seating and integrating ... more

Green Square park named after site’s historic past

One of the fastest-growing precincts in Australia, Green Square, will soon be home to a new open space for locals to relax and enjoy. Council has accepted a tender offer from Regal Innovations Pty Ltd for above-ground work to design and construct The Drying Green, an expansive 6,200 square metre park providing green open space and pedestrian connections to the Green Square town centre. Wool washing was one of the first industries in Green Square, and the new park takes its name from the site’s industrial past. After being washed, the fleeces were spread out to dry naturally, covering acres of ground. ... more