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interest rate cut to 1.25%

RBA Cuts Interest Rates to Australian Record Low of 1.25%

With the RBA cutting the cash rate down to a histotic 1.25% from the already record low of 1.5%, it will be very interesting to see the flow on affect to the economy in the upcoming months
Parramatta Square 6&8 Skytower Render

Parramatta Square 6 & 8 Under Construction (Photo Updates Inside)

When we have discussed the changing face of Western Sydney here at Build Sydney, never did we think a development of...
Parramatta Engineering Innovation Hub UNSW WSU

University Highrise Proposal by WSU & UNSW in Parramatta

Parramatta adds yet another very important piece of social infrastructure to its centre with the addition of the Innovation Hub which is a joint venture between UNSW & WSU in the construction of an 86m tall high rise education building.
Liverpool Skyline Development August 2018

Liverpool City Centre Rezoned to be Sydney’s 3rd CBD

Liverpool CBD in Sydney's South-West has rezoned 250,000sqm of Commercial Core land to Mixed-Use potentially spurring Sydney's next CBD.
Western Sydney Aerotropolis Render

Why The Western Sydney Aerotropolis is a Bad Idea!

Is the Western Sydney Aerotropolis really the ideal outcome for NSW? Are we better off creating a new city within the state properly decentralising the state & connecting it via high-speed rail?
Chatswood CBD Aerial

Sydney Apartment Approvals Down 20% from Peak

High-rise apartment approvals within Sydney are down from the peak to the tune of 20% in 2018 when comparing approvals to the height of the high-density boom in 2016. There were approx. ~28,000 approvals in the year to Q1 2018 as compared to the ~36,000 recorded in 2016.
Granville Station Highrise Development

The T1 Western Line Quickly Turning into The Highrise Line

The Main T1 Western Line between Parramatta & the Sydney CBD (Central station) is currently booming with highrise residential & mixed-use developments which is set to change the face of Sydney turning its railway stations into mini hubs & in some cases mini CBDs.
Three City Sydney 2056

Western Sydney City Deal Key Features

The Western Sydney City Deal is a federal government initiative along with 8 LGAs within Western Sydney outlining the future plan for Western Sydney which is complementary to the coming Western Sydney Airport in 2026 & The new Parkland City Aerotropolis in Sydney's West next to the airport.
Marin Place Towers Render by Macquarie Group - Source: Grimshaw & Johnson Pilton Walker

Macquarie Group’s Martin Place Towers are Approved

Macquarie Group's Sydney Metro Martin Place Over Station Development has been determined by the Department of Planning & Environment & the result shows the development has been approved.
Render of a potential new city in Australia in the Pilbara - Source: The Conversation

A Case for Creating New Cities in Australia

Instead of retro-fitting our old cities with overly expensive infrastructure, what if we created new greenfield cities where we can properly place all the infrastructure a thriving city requires beforehand?