Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Parramatta. The country comes to the city

Sixty exhibitors from regional businesses, councils and organisations will participate in the Country & Regional Living Expo 2010, which will beheld at the Rosehill Gardens Grand Pavilion, on August 6-8, to showcase the attractions of a non-metropolitan lifestyle. The event is organised by the Foundation for Regional Development (FRDL) and supported by Industry & Investment NSW for the seventh year in a row. FRDL CEO, Peter Bailey, said the 2010 expo would highlight lifestyle, employment and business opportunities in the regions.


Castle Hill. $24.5 million for 43,000sqm site

Australia’s largest automotive retailer, the West Perth-based Automotive Holdings Group, has bought a 43,000-square-metre property, at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Windsor Road, Castle Hill, for $24.5 million, to be developed into a multiple dealership site, similar to those Western Australia. The site currently comprises 83 factory units, providing AHG with an immediate steady rental stream through short-term tenancies. "The acquisition also represents an important addition to our NSW operations, complementing our existing stable of 17 dealership franchise sites located at Blacktown, Sutherland, Liverpool and Lansvale," said AHG MD, Bronte Howson.