Leighton Holdings May Anchor 28,000 Sqm Perth CBD Office Building

PROPERTY fund manager Charter Hall Group is reported to have snared construction giant Leighton Holdings as a tenant for a major Perth CBD office project.

Leighton is said to be considering a 28,000 square metre campus style office, part of Charter Hall’s new Workzone development at 202 Pier Street, on the Perth CBD’s northern tip (image of a building within the project, right)

The site, held by the Charter Hall Opportunity Fund No 5 (CHOF5), is due for completion in 2013, subject to pre-commitments.

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Major Macquarie Park Project Should Start Construction Soon, Sydney

CONSTRUCTION of a major new 561-unit apartment complex in Sydney’s Macquarie Park should start by the end of this year.

Global property group LaSalle Investment Management has teamed with Sydney’s Toga Group to develop the regional centre in Sydney’s north.

All planning approvals for the first stage of the project are in place, according to the AFR which reported the new development arrangement.

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Leighton, LaSalle Team to Build Major Erskineville Housing Estate

LEIGHTON Holdings has teamed with property fund manager LaSalle Investment Management to build a new housing estate in Sydney’s Erskineville.

The project will include 300 apartments and townhouses, and be developed on a former light industrial site, set to be rezoned to Mixed Use under the City of Sydney’s Draft Local Environment Plan (LEP).

The project is earmarked for a 1.6 hectare site at 36 Coulson Street, a site which also has frontage to MacDonald and Bridge streets. The development consortium paid Investa Property group’s Investa Enhanced Fund $21 million for the site.

It’s part of the Ashmore Precinct, identified by both the NSW state government and council as a precinct set for residential development.

One bedroom units in the new complex are expected to start at about $450,000, according to the AFR.

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