Monday, 4 February 2008

Indian IT centre not for Parramatta

Polaris, a leading Indian IT company, has decided not to locate its first Australian software laboratory, in Parramatta. Last November, the company announced that Australia beat Singapore for the facility and expected to open in Parramatta last month. “The feedback from our customers is that they would prefer the facility in the Sydney CBD,” said Anil Verma, director, of Polaris Software Sydney. Another leading Indian IT company, Wipro Limited, is expected to open an office in Parramatta shortly to service domestic and international companies.


Residential density half that of top areas

Residential density of approximately half that of the eastern suburbs and the lower north shore. In the medium term, his area is likely to become a focus for intensification and renewal in centres and corridors around public transport nodes as people and jobs are attracted to the services and amenity of Parramatta, which has consolidated its role as Sydney’s second CBD, according to the Department of Planning.


Fitzerald says 'potential' for union club

Denis Ftizgerald, CEO, of the Parramatta Leagues Club, says the club commits $500,000 to the Parramatta rugby club but we won’t be able to do that on an on-going basis. “We can’t commit any more funding beyond 2008, “he said. Mr Fitzgerald was commenting on the possibility of the leagues club funding a Western Sydney Super rugby team, based at Parramatta Stadium. He said the Parramatta Stadium Trust was not in a position either to be a promoter or an entrepreneur.