Monday, 5 December 2011

Parramatta. $70.6 million project

The Department of Planning has approved a project application by Webb Property Investments for the demolition of existing buildings and the construction of a 14 storey commercial building with ground floor café, 12 levels of office space and 4 levels of basement car parking, at 89 George Street, in the Parramatta CBD. Estimated capital investment value: $70.6 million.


South West. Land for rail link

The Department of Planning has spent $128 million on all land acquired for the South-West Rail Link. Seventy-five parcels of land have been transferred to the Transport Construction Authority for building the rail link. A spokesman for the department said that a total of 23 parcels of land were compulsorily acquired at Leppington and Edmondson Park, while 37 were acquired by negotiation.


Liverpool. Operational by June

The $50 million, state-of-the-art Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research is expected to be open and operational by June 2012. Established in 1996, the institute is a collaboration between the health services in South Western Sydney, UNSW and UWS. The core research areas of the institute include translational cancer research, population and trauma and, brain science, mental health