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

$540 million Logan Hospital expansion to deliver 206 extra beds

The Palaszczuk Government’s $540 million-plus Logan hospital expansion is powering ahead, with 900 mothers and their babies already benefiting from a new maternity ward and 206 new beds and treatment spaces also set to be delivered under the project. Health Minister Yvette D’Ath said the Logan Hospital Expansion Project, which will increase the hospital’s capacity by almost half, includes: • a $460 million vertical expansion of the building housing Queensland’s second busiest emergency department, including four new floors • a new $18.8 million maternity service • a new $61.9 million eight-level car park • refurbishment of existing clinical and support…
West Side Place

Final stage of $2 billion West Side Place tops out

A major construction milestone had been reached on Stage Two of Far East Consortium’s West Side Place, with the ‘topping out’ of the super high-rise residential towers that represent the final stage of the new $2 billion precinct in Melbourne’s CBD. Notably located at 651-669 Lonsdale Street and designed by Cottee Parker Architects, West Side Place is one of the largest residential developments in Victoria boasting a total of 2,895 apartments over four high-rise towers. Stage Two of West Side Place comprises two 70-level towers that stand at an impressive 235 metres above street level, comprising a combined total of…

Keys handed over for new Quay Quarter Tower in Sydney

Multiplex has completed construction of the AMP Capital development known as Quay Quarter Tower, a new 50-storey premium-grade office building at the gateway to the Sydney CBD at 50 Bridge Street. Constructed across a four-year timeline, AMP Capital has transformed an existing 45-year-old, 45,000-square-metre office building into an 89,000-square-metre, highly sustainable commercial tower and catalyst for the revitalisation of the harbour front at Circular Quay. AMP Capital global head of real estate Kylie O’Connor said Quay Quarter Tower represented a benchmark for future city neighbourhoods that inspire communities and engagement between workers, residents, and visitors. She said: “We are proud…
industrial employment hub

Penrith’s proposed industrial employment hub progresses to next step

Penrith City Council’s vision for a new industrial employment hub at 158-164 Old Bathurst Road, Emu Plains, has reached a significant milestone with the Development Application (DA) formally submitted for assessment.  The DA for the 16.29 hectare site seeks to deliver a centre for growth and innovation by subdividing the land into over 40 small-to-medium sized industrial lots, allowing businesses to locate close to home and boosting local employment opportunities. Penrith Mayor Tricia Hitchen said the project aligns with Council's Employment Lands Strategy to support Penrith’s continued economic growth into the future. “The proposed industrial precinct at 158-164 Old Bathurst…

Landmark $325-million commercial building completed in Parramatta

Parramatta’s design-led urban renewal has reached another milestone with the completion of the $325-million commercial building at 32 Smith Street. Designed by Fender Katsalidis and owned by the GPT Group, the building is a sculptural, 27,200-square-metre office tower that draws its design inspiration from the nearby Parramatta River. Fender Katsalidis associate director Danny Mandrovski said the architecturally distinct building made a significant contribution to the design-led renewal of Parramatta. He said: “We are extremely proud of this important gateway building for the revitalised city of Parramatta, which delivers a world-class workplace environment through its urban, sustainability, and design philosophy-based solutions.”…

Continental Sorrento precinct reopens in Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula

The precinct blends hospitality venues with soon-to-open luxury accommodation, garnished with a collection of avant-garde artworks, and was developed by a consortium comprising the Victor Smorgen Group, the Kanat Group, and property developer Trenerry Property. Launching first with an impressive selection of food and beverage venues operated by celebrated Melbourne chef restauranteur Scott Pickett, in partnership with renowned publican Craig Shearer, the Continental Sorrento precinct will soon encompass the 108-room InterContinental Sorrento Mornington Peninsula hotel (opening in May) and the expansive Aurora Spa & Bathhouse (opening mid-2022). With an ‘elevated dining’ restaurant Audrey’s, named after Pickett’s grandmother who inspired him…

Work starts on new flagship, multi-level industrial development

BESIX Watpac has been selected by global industrial property specialists Goodman to deliver a state-of-the-art new multi-unit warehouse development in the heart of South Sydney’s industrial precinct. Axis Alexandria is an industrial warehouse and office pod facility consisting of nine units over two levels on a prime 16,000-square-metre site in Alexandria. Goodman owns, develops, and manages modern industrial real estate including logistics facilities, warehouses and business parks around the world. BESIX Watpac chief executive Mark Baker said it was exciting to be working with Goodman to deliver next generation industrial facilities. Baker added: “Axis Alexandria represents the future of combined…