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Sydney Still Unaffordable For Most

Sydney house prices have dropped by 4.1 per cent, but that doesn’t mean that housing is affordable for those on the lowest incomes. The most expensive properties in Sydney, mostly concentrated in the inner city, have dropped in price significantly in the last year. However, affordable housing is still in short supply despite being in […]

Tram Sheds transformed into an old world food hall

The long anticipated renewal of the Tram Sheds as a food emporium is finally complete. For more than a half century the former repair depot just south of Jubilee Park on the Glebe Foreshore was derelict and neglected. Once home to a half dozen abandoned, graffiti covered trams, the Sheds have undergone a massive $34 […]

Council consults residents over Mirvac’s new suburb proposal

The residents of the City of Sydney local government area are currently being surveyed regarding a proposal by Harold Park developer Mirvac to create a new suburb for the Harold Park development. Mirvac has recommended that a new suburb be created, with boundaries bordering the development and also including the existing residential block of 71-90 […]

Supermarket gets green light

A council decision regarding the much-debated development application for a supermarket at Harold Park has finally been reached. The City of Sydney felt it had done all it could to gain reassurance for the community and therefore approved the Mirvac plans on Monday. The decision came after a one week delay to allow councillors further […]

Mirvac defers Harold Park supermarket bid

The controversial development application for a supermarket at the old Harold Park tram sheds has been deferred to give Mirvac more time to respond to revisions imposed by the City of Sydney. The development assessment, for which conditional approval was granted, contained 122 areas of regulation including hours of operation, bicycle parking, signage and noise. […]