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 CBD in Sydney's South-West has rezoned 250,000sqm of Commercial Core land to Mixed-Use potentially spurring Sydney's next CBD.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Sydney which is a city of 5 million now has more cranes than the rest of Australia combined fuelling its biggest apartment boom ever!
Build Sydney takes a look at the advantages & disadvantages of low, medium & high-density housing in the Sydney Metro area.