The NSW government’s revived land and property development organisation Landcom is calling for expressions of interest from developers to help create new communities around Sydney’s new metro stations in the city’s northwest.
The newly-reinstated government developer, Landcom has released two plots of land to market in Rouse Hill, next to the future site of the new Sydney Metro Northwest station of Cudgegong Road.
The organisation has made a call for expressions of interest for developers to get involved in the new Cudgegong Road Station South project.
Landcom managing director John Brogden said the Cudgegong Road Station South project met the NSW government’s direction for the organisation to take a lead role in improving the supply, diversity and affordability of new housing in Sydney.
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Landcom plans to develop around 1,100 dwellings and 9,000sq m of retail, commercial and community space at Cudgegong Road Station South project.
“The mixed-use development will feature a range of buildings up to eight-storeys, affordable housing, and a substantial central park, all within reach of the new metro station that will operate services every four minutes in the peak,” Brogden said.
"The Sydney Metro Northwest Places is a 10-year program that will deliver about 11,000 new dwellings, parks, community facilities and up to 400,000sq m of floor space dedicated to employment opportunities in retail and commercial enterprises, supporting new and future residents living around these public transport hubs."Landcom chief executive John Brogden.
“We expect strong interest from local and international developers who can demonstrate the capability to deliver sought after communities in Sydney’s growing northwest,” Brogden said.
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Landcom will coordinate the planning, civil infrastructure and public amenity works as master developer for the site.
Following a review of UrbanGrowth NSW in 2016, the business was separated in 2017 into two entities: Landcom and the UrbanGrowth NSW Development Corporation.
The separation was designed to refocus and better align each organisation so they could deliver on their core business on behalf of the NSW Government.
Landcom’s role is to deliver quality housing and communities with an emphasis on housing supply, affordability and diversity, underpinned by industry-leading sustainability principles.
Landcom is a state-owned corporation and reports to the Minister for Planning, two shareholder ministers, and a board.
The UrbanGrowth NSW Development Corporation is an agency within the Premier and Cabinet cluster.
It is responsible for the orderly and economic development of growth centres including The Bays, Redfern-Waterloo and Parramatta North.
Its role is to deliver complex, large-scale urban transformation projects to help meet the NSW Government’s priorities of job creation, housing supply, and economic growth.
Colliers International is managing the expression of interest campaign for the Rouse Hill development, construction is expected to begin in 2020.