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Alex Greenwich rejects Mirvac’s Darling Harbour proposal

By ALLISON HORE Independent member for Sydney, Alex Greenwich, has called on the NSW government to “act as custodian of the harbour” and reject Mirvac’s amended development proposal for the Harbourside Shopping Centre beside Darling Harbour. The proposal would have the 30 year old shopping complex demolished to make way for a new mixed-use development, […]

Mirvac throwing shade on Darling Harbour developments

By ALLISON HORE New plans for the Harbourside Shopping Centre site will bring Darling Harbour’s skylines to new heights, but not as high as previously proposed. Property developer, Mirvac, will demolish the 30 year old shopping complex to make way for a new mixed-use development, which will include a new shopping complex and a 153-metre […]

Marrickville, not Mirvacville

BY ALEC SMART There is growing concern among residents in the inner west that the NSW Government's Sydenham to Bankstown ‘Urban Renewal Corridor’ will swamp the area with high-rise developments, attracting thousands of new residents, leading to traffic gridlocks and public transport unable to cope with the increase in numbers. The planning department of the […]

Mirvac eyes Marrickville

BY JESSICA DE VERA Yet another precinct in Marrickville may be about to fall victim to a stint of over-development, courtesy of property giant Mirvac. The Sydney-based company has submitted a proposal for new high-density redevelopments on Carrington Road, although the Inner West Council has deemed the initial plans unacceptable. Mayor of Inner West Council […]

Mirvac resuscitates old Marrickville Hospital Site

BY RYAN QUINN Marrickville Council has finally signed a contract to deliver a new library, park and a residential development with affordable housing after twenty years of deliberation Real estate company Mirvac formally approved the negotiations with Marrickville Council last Wednesday, October 14 to develop the old Marrickville Hospital site. Marrickville Greens Councillor Max Phillips […]

Bondi Locals call bull dust on local development.

They say they're not anti development or nimbys, but a group of Bondi locals are worried an apartment construction site is having easily avoidable about the health impacts residents, Christopher Harris writes.

Shopping centre set to expand off-Broadway

By CHRISTOPHER HARRIS Broadway Shopping Centre in Ultimo has been given the green light for a $55 million development that will reduce car parking and provide 31 specialty stores. City of Sydney Council approved the upgrade, which will begin this month, and it is estimated to conclude in Spring 2016. Broadway, owned by property company […]

Street fair lights up changing face of Glebe

The sleepy streets of Glebe will spring to life with music, food and dance this Sunday as thousands of Sydneysiders descend on Glebe Point Road for the 31st annual Glebe Street Fair. While the footpaths fill with food vendors and artisans, an eclectic live soundtrack of jazz, blues, folk, and rock will fill the air. […]

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 […]