Saturday, 21 December 2013

Business Briefs

Reaching for the skies
Parramatta City Council will has forwarded a planning proposal to the Department of Planning and Infrastructure for the 90-storey Aspire residential/hotel tower, on the former Hungry Jack’s restaurant, corner of Church and Darcy streets. Because of its height the project will require an aviation safety assessment because it is in the flight path of planes using Bankstown Airport
Two high rise towers
Parramatta City Council has resolved that it will consider a planning proposal for a project, at 171-187 Parramatta Road, Granville, including two residential towers of 37 and 23 storeys.
CEO takes up duties
Gregory Dyer will take up his duties as the new CEO of Parramatta City Council, in February, following the resignation of Dr Robert Lang.
13-storey tower approved
Parramatta City Council has approved a DA for a 13-storey building with 41 residential units, at 7 Aird Street, in the CBD
$529,748 tended accepted
 Parramatta City Council has accepted the $520,748 tender from Urban Project Pty Ltd and Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture Pty Ltd for consultancy services including design, relevant approvals and technical signoff during construction for the shared path project, on the northern side of Parramatta River from the Charles Street Weir to the Gasworks Bridge.
$20 million approval
The Sydney West Joint Regional Planning Panel has approved a DA including the construction of a 9-storey addition to the Parkroyal Parramatta, containing 90 rooms, additional function space/meeting rooms and restaurant/bar areas The estimated cost of work $20 million.