The Star Sydney to Build New 6 Star Ritz-Carlton Hotel

The Star Ritz-Carlton Hotel Podium
Source: FMJT

The Star Consortium have unveiled their design for the future 6-star hotel which will expand The Star Sydney’s entertainment offering. The winner was announced to be FMJT & could very well be known as Sydney’s Cactus tower by it’s unique shape.

The Star Ritz-Carlton Hotel Render
Source: FMJT

Characteristics of The Star Casino 6 Star Ritz-Carlton Hotel:

TypeFact
Developer:The Star
Architect:FMJT
Location:80 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont, NSW, 2009
Height of Building:228m High
Number of Buildings:1
Number of Floors:65 stories
Number of Hotel Rooms:220 Hotel rooms
Number of Apartments:150 Apartments
Star Rating of Hotel:6 Stars
Build Cost in AUD ($):$500,000,000
Estimated Completion Date:2020
The Star Ritz-Carlton Hotel Interior
Source: FMJT

It is the first skyscraper to be built in Pyrmont, which is one suburb away from the CBD and can be accessed by the inner-west light rail & is a short walk from Darling Harbour.

The Star is potentially ramping up their entertainment offering as a competing casino development across the harbour in Barangaroo called the Crown Casino Sydney in now under construction & it will compete directly with The Star Sydney for the gaming market in Sydney for both domestic & international visitors.

This spectacular tower will be 228m tall which will be almost a full 200m taller than any other building in Pyrmont. It will be interesting to see if more building’s in the suburb rise after this tower or if this is a once of ‘landmark’development for the suburb.

There will be a total of 150 apartments in the building, along with 220 hotel suites to accompany the apartments for guests. This will be a 6-Star hotel.

The Star Ritz-Carlton Hotel Skyline
Source: FMJT

The design is relatively unique for Sydney standard’s & will make a bold statement on the skyline.

This is by far FMJT’s most unique design that they have unveiled for a Sydney development.

It will turn this development into an instantly recognisable building on the Sydney skyline.

The total investment in The Star Ritz-Carlton is expected to be $500 Million AUD making it one of the biggest developments in the country.

It is expected that the building will be completed by the year 2020.

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Dejan is the Founder & head journalist of Build Sydney. He obtained a degree in Computer Science and has a passion for urban development. He has a goal to report on Sydney's Journey from a major international regional city into a truly global city, most notably the changes in the urban landscape, high rise buildings, infrastructure and transport.

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