Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Parramatta. Council-Grocon deal off

Parramatta City Council will go back to the market and give all developers the opportunity to re-tender for the $1.6 billion Civic Place project after council and Grocon mutually agreed to part ways. “Council remains very committed to the delivery of Civic Place. We will build upon the good work we have undertaken with Grocon and expect to announce updated development plans for Civic Place in the near future, including when the tender process will commence,” Lord Mayor Lorraine Wearne said.


Oran Park. DA for town centre

A detailed development application has been submitted for the Oran Park town centre. The DA includes the first stage of commercial development at the site, namely, 50,000 square metres of retail space and 4380 square metres of commercial space, The Australian Financial Review said.


Hawkesbury. Residents up in arma

Experts have warned that a flood in the Hawkesbury-Nepean valley comparable to the one that devastated parts of Brisbane in January last year is inevitable, with catastrophic consequences for some of Sydney's fastest-growing residential areas. Passions are running high on the Hawkesbury following the overflow of Warragamba Dam due to flooding earlier this month, the Sydney Morning Herald said.