Friday, 12 October 2007

Building attracts international attention

The new corporate headquarters of the Attorney-General's Department, in the $330 million Parramatta Justice Precinct, have attracted international attention for their environmentally sustainable design. The building is the first government building in NSW designed to achieve a five-star green energy rating, the department's director, Laurie Glanfield, said.


$100 million project in West Ryde

CRI Australia has unveiled plans to a $100 million residential and retail development on a site adjoining the West Ryde train station and bus interchange. The project would primarily be a residential project with plans for 190 apartments to be built in four towers.


Church Street property to be auctioned

A building with an area of 300 sqaure metres over two levels, at 259 Church Street, between George and Phillip streets, will be auctioned on November 8. The building, with four car spaces on a separate title, is fully leased to Hiphop Kharisma. Richardson &Wrench, Parramatta, 9630 4888.

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UWS campus to be redeveloped

The historic St Vincent's building on the University of Western Sydney's Westmead campus will be turned into a 150-room hotel as part of the proposed plans to create on the site a town centre, with the value of more than $250 million. The proposal includes commercial suites, apartments, medical facility, shopping centre and public car park. UWS and Lend Lease are partners in the project.


Site sold on CBD fringe

A vacant 3656-square-metre site, at 109-113 George Street, on the eastern fringe of the CBD has been sold by Landcom to a private investor for $9.8 million. The site, practically opposite Meriton's apartments building, is zoned "city core" which permits a broad range of commercial and retail uses