Westfield, AMP to Extend North Ryde’s Macquarie Centre, Sydney

AMP Capital Investors, with the Westfield Group, are set to redevelop the Macquarie Centre which they co-own in Sydney’s north.

The shopping centre upgrade will be the biggest undertaken in New South Wales for about ten years.

It will add a new David Jones store, a national supermarket chain and about 150 specialty stores – in a 30,000 square metre extension. Macquarie Centre is currently 96,500 square metres.

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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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