Barangaroo South wins development of the year award at PCA ceremony

Barangaroo South wins development of the year award at PCA ceremony
Barangaroo South wins development of the year award at PCA ceremony

Barangaroo South has been named Australia’s development of the year at a national property awards ceremony held last night.

Lendlease took home the RLB Australian Development of the Year prize at the Property Council of Australia / Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards. At the awards, 137 finalists competed for national recognition in 20 categories.

Considered Sydney’s largest urban renewal project, will house 23,000 office workers, 2,000 residents, a six-star hotel and 80-plus cafés, bars, restaurants and retail outlets across more than half a million square metres of space upon its expected 2023 completion.

Barangaroo South took also won the WSP Award for Best Sustainable Development – New Buildings, the Liberty Steel Award for Best Mixed Use Development, and the Eagle Lighting Australia Award for Best Workplace Project.

“Barangaroo South is a truly iconic international project which has recalibrated the way Australians think about precinct-scale urban renewal,” says the Property Council’s Chief Executive, Ken Morrison.

“Lendlease has combined iconic buildings designed by acclaimed architects with world-leading sustainability initiatives that have transformed entire supply chains and challenged large tenants to embrace green business practices.”

“Barangaroo South also throws down the gauntlet to governments around Australia by showing when density is done right, it delivers.”

Other winners included:

  • Mirvac's EY Centre was presented with the SAS International Award for Best Office Development;
  • Quantity surveying firm Slattery took home the PwC Award for Diversity for companies with less than 250 employees;
  • Cushman & Wakefield won the the Moulis Legal Award for Diversity for companies with more than 250 employees;
  • Rebecca Fitzgerald, a senior mechanical engineer with WSP, was awarded the du Chateau Chun Award for Future Leader of the Year. 
  • The S4B Studio Award for Best Heritage Development was taken out by the Old Clare Hotel in the Sydney suburb of Chippendale. 
  • The Equiem Award for Best Project Innovation was presented to Project REDDA, an end-to-end real estate due diligence solution that automatically detects key risks in leases.
  • The Tonsley Innovation District in South Australia was presented with the KONE Award for Best Development Innovation for cultivating high-value manufacturing, leading-edge research and emerging industries.

 

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