Cordell Market Watch, November Release

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The 175 strong research team at Cordell have identified the following major construction projects across the country.

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  • Dyldam is offloading a prime north shore development site in St Leonards just four months after purchasing the site from Winten Group.
  • JQZ has purchased the former Darrell Lea factory site in Kogarah, with plans to build a new masterplanned community named Ramsgate Park.
  • Mirvac has now submitted a development application to Inner West Council for the former Marrickville Hospital site.
  • The NSW government has released a draft medium Density Housing Code which would allow a range of medium density homes to be assessed as complying development, subject to meeting specific design standards. Public submissions are being accepted until mid-December.


  • A new development application has been submitted for further redevelopment of the Belconnen Markets site.

  • The suburb of Forrest is to have a new hotel developed by the Capital Hotel Group on Franklin Street & Dominion Circuit, site of the former Italio Australian Club purchased by Capital Hotel Group last year.


  • The $175 million upgrade of Thompsons Road is taking shape this month with Stage 1 works being awarded to BMD constructions.
  • Level crossings at St Albans are currently being removed in another project that is to be delivered ahead of schedule.
  • Infrastructure Victoria has released a draft this month for a 30 year strategy plan for the State.
  • The Chandler Highway project has this month shortlisted four companies being BMD, CPB Contractors, Laing O’Rouke & Seymour Whyte.
  • The Shepparton Art Museum project has announced the five shortlisted designers who are all competing to win the design brief for this project.


  • The Queensland Government has targeted Moreton Bay as the next priority area for development.
  • The Riverside Marina development has received approval for a 2 stage construction of 2 x 8 storey buildings.


  • The University of Tasmania is looking to expand & relocate the Cradle Cost Campus to a site at West Park.
  • Jaws Architects are currently in the working drawing stages for a Hotel to be built on the former Westpac Site in Hobart.


  • The $250 million upgrade to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) facilities in 139 State public schools, is officially underway.
  • The RSL LifeCare New South Wales Consortium has withdrawn from the future site redevelopment of the Repatriation General Hospital at Daw Park.
  • Built (SA) Pty Ltd has been announced as the Preferred Builder for a design/construct package for The Uniting Communities project (Maughan Church redevelopment).
  • Further work is progressing at The Bend, Motorsport Park in Tailem Bend.


  • Tender activity has been subdued this month, mostly focussing on works for remote communities such as housing upgrades.
  • The Minister for Planning has announced a review of planning policy for dual occupancies which currently automatically permits two homes to be built on single dwelling residential blocks of greater than 1,000sq m.


  • TEMCO construction are delivering a project including a new four-court basketball for the Wanneroo Basketball Association and includes a 500-seat show court, an administration area and player amenities, to replace the former location at Joondalup Basketball Stadium.
  • Senior housing in Carnarvon has been funded by the State Government including a $4 million housing development to provide 15 new units.
  • The Roe 8 project has awarded the contract to the consortium of CPB Contractors, Georgiou, WA Limestone, GHD, AECOM & BG&E.


  • Tianqi Lithium Corporation are building a lithium processing plan in Kwinana.
  • This month Blue Energy are seeking proposal for the construction of a new pipeline in Queensland.
  • Hess Exploration have called tenders this month for the gas export pipeline for the Equus gas fields development.