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Aboveground construction of Sydney CBD’s tallest tower starts

Sydney, 15 September 2017 Probuild and Greenland Australia have officially commenced aboveground construction at Greenland Centre, a $400 million plus residential tower in Sydney. Delivered under a design and construct contract, once complete the 235-metre residential building will be the tallest of its kind in Sydney. The project reached a key milestone this week, with the commencement of new structure works to support the existing steel frame from the 1960s being incorporated in the project. A 44-storey tower will be built above the existing steel frame, making a total of 68 levels including the rooftop. This iconic addition to Sydney’s skyline will house 479 spectacular 1, 2 and 3-bedroom luxury apartments, plus stunning sub-penthouse and penthouse residences. A unique design excellence feature of the project is the ‘Sydney Balconies’, true indoor-outdoor connections with the glass-fronted balconies providing protection from wind and noise. The building will also include a 2,000-square metre Creative Hub over five floors in exchange for more floor

Park Sydney sponsors South Sydney District Rugby League Referees Association

Sydney, 27 June 2017 Greenland Australia and its joint venture partner in the large mixed use ‘Park Sydney’ development in Erskineville, GH Australia, have become major sponsors of the South Sydney District Rugby League Referees Association for three-years. A sporting association sponsorship of this kind is a first for both property developers. Greenland Australia and GH Australia are working with the Erskineville community to ensure a destination is created on the 6.9-hectare site in the Ashmore Estate that the locals can engage with and enjoy. Warehouses are set to be replaced by a dynamic retail offering, new streets and shared pathways, and a 7,400-square metre public park that will have a range of features designed to encourage active use by the whole community. Sherwood Luo, Managing Director of Greenland Australia recognises rugby league is the most popular winter sport played in and around Erskineville, “With over 250 games played across the district on weekends, and a record 23 first time

Greenland enjoys unprecedented start to sales after first release of Park Sydney

Sydney, 3 June 2017 – Greenland Australia and GH Australia have seen impressive sales on the opening weekend of Park Sydney in Erskineville, one of the most significant urban renewal projects in Sydney, with more than 135 apartments (or over 90 per cent of all properties available) sold in its first release on Saturday, 3 June 2017. Being the only current all-encompassing new development in Sydney, Park Sydney will see the former light industrial precinct transformed into a vibrant 6.9-hectare residential community featuring specialty retail outlets, cafés and restaurants, a commercial childcare centre. There will also be a full-range supermarket and a 7,400sqm public park with play areas, BBQ facilities, amphitheatres, walkways and cycleways into the city. Stage One of the development includes two buildings, Botany and Cascade, which it is proposed will consist of 17 studio apartments priced from $525,000, 112 one bedroom apartments priced from $650,000, 159 two bedroom apartments priced from $1 million, 33 three bedroom apartments

Park Sydney committed to design excellence, architectural practice and sustainability

5 May 2017 Greenland Australia and GH Australia have commenced the development process for one of the most significant urban renewal projects in Sydney, having completed the first design competition for the development of Park Sydney. Formally committed to design excellence and working with the City of Sydney, Greenland Australia and GH Australia will launch no fewer than five design competitions (covering all stages of the project) for the Erskineville project, one of the last remaining masterplanned residential and retail community developments within four kilometres of the Sydney CBD. A mix of established and emerging architects will be invited to participate in the Competitive Design Alternatives Process that will deliver design excellence throughout the project. In the interest of quality, diversity and innovation, the successful architect will aim to transform part of the light industrial Ashmore Estate through quality architecture, urban design and landscape design solutions. The site currently comprises large warehouse buildings and has been slated for change for

‘Topping out’ ceremony at Leichhardt Centre, Leichhardt

‘Topping out’ ceremony at Leichhardt Centre, Leichhardt

Greenland Australia and principal contractor Richard Crookes Constructions today celebrated the final concrete pour of the first of five low-rise buildings at Leichhardt Green in George Street, Leichhardt. To mark this significant achievement, it is traditional to place a tree on the roof of the completed structure. A Christmas tree was chosen to represent the festive season and to symbolise the team’s hard work throughout the year. There was also a site BBQ for all the workers whose efforts have made this possible. Above average rainfall and storm events throughout the middle of the year combined with the pre-existing contamination issues on the site saw earthworks delayed. This site is no different to many others in Sydney in having an industrial past. The team worked successfully with the NSW Environment Protection Authority and its consultants to ensure the legacy issue poses no health risk, and have brought the project back on target. The construction team have now finished excavation, piling

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