Mulpha’s Planning Proposal for The Greens gets the green light
Thu, December 12, 2019
Developer Mulpha’s $1billion masterplanned residential planning proposal for The Greens – 40 Solent Circuit, Norwest, was approved by the Hills Shire Council this week, for finalisation by the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment.
A series of nine high-rise towers, ranging from eight to 26 storeys, housing a total of 864 residential apartments will be built in Norwest, allowing 70 per cent of the ground plane (22,000sqm) to be converted into an expansive landscape setting within walking distance to Norwest Station 500 metres away.
The project is accompanied by a Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) in which additional demand for local infrastructure is addressed, including 2,000sqm of publicly accessible ‘urban plaza’ space on the site, upgrades to lighting and pedestrian security measures around Norwest Lake, contributions for open space, playing fields, community facilities, footpaths, cycleways, intersection improvements to Norwest Boulevarde and a new signalised intersection at Solent Circuit East and Norwest Boulevarde.
Across Norwest Lake and a short walk to the Norwest Marketown lifestyle hub with the new Norwest metro station, The Greens will be built on three hectares of landscaped parkland, 70 per cent of which is community open space with a range of recreation amenities proposed.
Parkland, a public plaza, an amphitheatre, a performing arts stage and community gardens will be included as part of the masterplanned development, which will also include more than 6000 sqm of commercial business space, cafes, restaurants, neighbourhood shops, a gym, medical services and childcare centres throughout the mixed use precinct.
Mulpha Executive General Manager, Mr Tim Spencer said:
“Mulpha has made a long-term commitment to the transformation of Norwest Business Park into Norwest City, a world-leading innovation, lifestyle and economic hub. The Greens is a critical piece of the vision establishing a vibrant residential town centre within 500 metres of the new Norwest Metro Station.”
Mulpha’s commitment to Norwest’s transformation integrates the development of The Greens residential precinct: redevelopment of Norwest Marketown; the redevelopment of the Circa commercial, retail and retirement precinct; and the revitalisation of Norwest’s network of walkways, cycleways and other local infrastructure.
Tim Spencer said Mulpha is setting the bar high with Norwest to create a highly sustainable and vibrant economic hub for future generations.
The Mulpha Group, developers of Norwest, is committed to long-term value creation with its focus on high-end property development and investment, retirement, healthcare, infrastructure and civil construction. It invests in the some of the fastest growing and most vibrant economies in the world.
For further information and/or to speak to Tim Spencer, contact Sarah Peattie on 0412 239 633.
Mulpha Norwest is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mulpha Australia Pty Limited, which acquires, develops and manages a range of property and lifestyle investments. These include Hayman Island, Intercontinental Hotel Sydney, Sanctuary Cove Resort and Bimbadgen winery. As well as developing the masterplanned communities of Bella Vista in the Hills District and Mulgoa Rise in Western Sydney, Mulpha Australia is transforming the 377-hectare Norwest Business Park into a world-leading innovation, lifestyle and economic hub, with all the features of a ‘Smart City’.
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