Balmain Leagues Club to Close For Five Years While Station and Apartment Village Developed

THE BALMAIN Leagues Club, in Sydney, will close for up to five years so developers can build a $200 million club, apartments, a public plaza and new station.

Former rugby player Benny Elias is involved in the development, which will start in late March after the club closes.

A metro station will be developed under Victoria Road, near the club – and the clubs existing site will be used as a construction zone.

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$2 Billion Central Park Unveiled, Sydney

Sydney CUB Brewery Redevelopment, BroadwayTHE $2 billion redevelopment of Broadway’s former Carlton & United Brewery site, in Sydney, will begin “immediately”.

The NSW Planning Department approved the project, Central Park, which spreads 5.8 hectares and will include apartments, commercial and a retail precinct.

Frasers Property Australia, headed by Singapore property developer Stanley Quek, paid $208 million for the site in July 2007, spending the subsequent 18 months getting concept plans approved.

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