VENUE UPDATE: Elizabeth Quay opens up for events

The massive $2.6 billion redevelopment of Perth’s waterfront at Elizabeth Quay will soon be open for business, with the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (MRA) calling for expressions of interest from event organisers looking to host events at the site from early 2016. The 10-hectre Elizabeth Quay project will reconnect the Swan River with Perth’s CBD with a contemporary riverfront that incorporates residential and retail space, cultural attractions, a 204-room Ritz Carlton hotel, and seven (five permanent and two temporary sites) outdoor event spaces. “We are welcoming expressions of interest from event […]

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NEWS: PARKROYAL Parramatta expands

Pan Pacific Hotels Group today announced plans for a multi-million dollar extension of PARKROYAL Parramatta in Sydney. Costing $25 million, the development will commence in March and make PARKROYAL Parramatta the largest hotel in Parramatta – boasting 286 guestrooms – by June 2016. The 15-month project will involve the construction of a new seven-storey tower with a club lounge, as well as 40 club rooms and 50 premium rooms that offer views of the Parramatta skyline and incorporate the use of the latest technology and […]

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NEWS: Sydney Olympic Stadium redevelopment

Fourteen years on from hosting the Sydney Olympics, ANZ Stadium management today released detailed plans to redevelop the stadium as a cutting-edge sports and entertainment precinct. ANZ Stadium announced that global construction and engineering company Laing O’Rourke has been selected to carry out a proposed $350 million redevelopment of the stadium, in line with the NSW Government’s Stadia Strategy and the Sydney Olympic Park Master Plan Vision released by the NSW Government in July 2013. More than 21 million fans have passed through the ANZ Stadium […]

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NEWS: Jupiters redevelopment kicks off

The long-awaited $345 million transformation of Jupiters Hotel & Casino is now officially underway, with plans for a new six-star hotel tower, contemporary restaurants and bars, and the complete transformation of all existing facilities. Work began in August on a new poolside experience complete with private cabanas and an ultra-modern bar. Two of the property’s seven restaurants, Osteria Vivo and entwine, will be closed this month to make way for new dining concepts. The iconic Gold Coast institution will also take on a new look […]

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