Local Penrith builder Astina Group has been awarded the contract to build all 152 apartments in Stage One of the East Side Quarter urban village development next to Panthers. Construction has now commenced.
Western Sydney Business Access, Parramatta, General News CABE has sold more than 60% of Stage One of its $500m East Side Quarter development in Penrith before the official launch. The 6.5ha urban village is adjacent to Penrith Leagues Club and the sales included a record for Penrith when a $950,000 three-bedroom penthouse was bought off the plan.Read More
Award winning Sydney developer, CABE has just received DA approval for Stage 1 of its $500M ESQ 1818 (East Side Quarter) mixed-use development in Sydney’s Penrith. The 850-apartment master-planned development designed by the award-winning Turner Architects will feature retail, lake frontage, communal spaces and landscaped boulevards, nature walks and running tracks. Maintaining space between the buildings means views of the lake and Blue Mountains will never be built out. 50% of the site has also been allocated to landscaping, creating a green oasis for residents and the broader public. “We believe space is the ultimate luxury,” says CABE CEO, Andrew James. “In addition to the amenities this project will deliver in the heart of Penrith’s entertainment precinct, we also have plans for a future eat-street as well as resort-style living with wellness retreat, private club, dining and exclusive entertaining areas. This will be the first of its kind for Western Sydney.” “Our plans for this site meet the State Government’s vision to provide high-quality attainable housing with an array of amenities and employment opportunities near transport corridors,” he adds. “We’re looking forward to working closely with Penrith Council, community and all the precinct’s stakeholders to deliver this unparalleled mixed-use destination for Sydney’s booming West.” ESQ Stage 1 is scheduled to launch 2nd Quarter 2018. Registrations of interest are now available www.esqpenrith.com.auRead More
EAST SIDE QUARTER Retreat Drive, Penrith MARISSA GEORGOPOULOS WESTERN Sydney hub Penrith is due for its biggest transformation yet – a $500 million residential development that will push the suburb to new heights. The monumental new estate known as East Side Quarter will include 11 buildings ranging from four to 15 storeys and offer panoramic Blue Mountains views, a resort-style pool deck, play areas for kids and a retail laneway. The estate will also have a lakefront dining precinct, wellness retreat and regional play spaces. The first luxury apartments will hit the market next month. Telegraph the project was the culmination of long-time planning. “We’re very excited to finally put it out to the public,” Mr James said. “All up, it is 850 apartments, 3500sqm of retail, and it will be what we’re calling the first urban village of Western Sydney as it spans more than 6.5ha. Over half the site is landscape.” Neighbouring the site is the Penrith Panthers Leagues Club. Mr James said the proposal was welcomed by the Panthers board. Club members have been offered an early chance to buy into the 152 units being made available in the project’s first release in July. “We have gone out to them over the past week and in that time we have had over 50 per cent of the apartments pre-sold. This shows the local market has been crying out for this level of development. “There has been a healthy mix of buyers but downsizers have certainly shown strong interest.” Each apartment will have at least one car space. The one-bedders start from $400,000. Two-bedroom units are upwards of $550,000. The threebedders are priced from $700,000. Architects Turner will incorporate stone benchtops, porcelain floor tiles and mirrored splashbacks in kitchens and bathrooms. Construction of the first two buildings will start this year, with doors set to open to residents in 2020. Visit esqpenrith.com.au Caption Text: The $500 million project known as East Side Quarter will transform Penrith with 11 buildings, 850 units and about 3500sqm of retail space. https://www.news.com.au/finance/real-estate/penrith-to-be-transformed-with-500m-development/news-story/f7a405c9e45536011e0a2f4f9adabd60Read More
ESQ1818 Submits Development Application for Stages 2 and 3 A development application for stage two and three of ESQ 1818 has been lodged to Penrith Council for approval. A total of four residential buildings ranging from four to five storeys as well as one mixed use residential building with about 1225 sqm of retail space are the second and third stage of the development. The entire project, which includes fives stages of construction, will cover a 6.5 hectare footprint on the Panthers precinct and feature a lakeside promenade as well as landscaped space, shopping and restaurants a stone’s throw from the Nepean River. Penrith based property developer Astina Group has been awarded the mammoth task of building ESQ. “We have been impressed with what we have seen with Astina and the fact that they are local was icing on the cake,” CABE chief executive Andrew James said. Astina has recently built projects such as Home on High and East Bank and builder William Schrumpf welcomed the new project. “We are extremely excited to be teaming up with CABE to deliver ESQ,” Mr Schrumpf said.Read More