Award Winners 2005

Date:  10 August 2005
Venue :  Grand Ballroom, The Westin Sydney



At the Annual Dinner and Awards night of the Urban Taskforce in Sydney on 10th August 2005, The Hon. Eric Roozendaal MLC presented the Urban Taskforces Development Excellence Award 2005 to Walsh Bay Partnership (Mirvac & Transfield Joint Venture) for Walsh Bay Redevelopment.

2005 Annual Dinner & Awards Night
The Westin Sydney Hotel


Overall Winner: Urban Taskforce Development Excellence Awards 2005


Walsh Bay Redevelopment
Walsh Bay Partnership
(Mirvac & Transfield Joint Venture)

One of the largest urban renewal projects in Australia involving the refurbishment and development of 17 hectares of waterfront wharves and ancillary buildings into a mix of residential, commercial offices, cultural facilities, retail, restaurants, parking, refurbished parks and foreshore areas.


Mirvac Group & Transfield Walsh Bay Redevelopment

Minister Eric Roozendaal MLC presents Overall Winner to Mr Tosman Storey for Walsh Bay Redevelopment

Winner: Urban Taskforce Development Excellence Awards 2005 for Residential Development


Quadrant off Broadway


The Quadrant Off Broadway is a model mixed-use development on a transport corridor, as envisaged by the NSW Governments Metropolitan Strategy. The project is mixed use with 234 residential apartments, 63 student apartments with 150 beds, and 100,000m2 of commercial space in the refurbished Wilcox Mofflin and Broadway Picture Theatre buildings, as well as retail.


Australand Holdings Ltd & Cox Richardson
The Quadrant Off Broadway

Commendation: Urban Taskforce Development Excellence Awards 2005 for Residential Development


The Lanes at Kirkham
Crownland Development and Marsim


The Lanes comprises a 55 half acre rural/residential subdivision and associated community facilities, which include tennis court, club house, swimming pool and 21 acres of private community open space. The Lanes is located at Kirkham, five minutes drive from the historic township of Camden located 45 minutes drive via the M5 from Sydney.


Marsim and Crownland Developments
The Lanes at Camden

Commendation: Urban Taskforce Development Excellence Awards 2005 for Residential Development


St Margarets at Surry Hills
Rommark Corporation and Overland Developments


The former St Margarets hospital sits on a 7585m2 site in Sydneys Surry Hills. SJB and PTW Architects, in conjunction with Zone Developments have retained and adaptively reused the sites two heritage structures, and built three new buildings around a generous, sunny public space which has activated the site and reintroduced St Margarets back into the Surry Hills residential neighborhood.

Rommark Corporation Pty Ltd and Overland Developments St Margaret’s at Surry Hills

Winner: Urban Taskforce Development Excellence Awards 2005 for Commercial Development


Ernst & Young Building at World Square


The Ernst & Young centre is a $450 million high-rise office development in the Sydney CBD. It is 56 storeys in total 46 storeys above ground level with a two-storey retail podium. It rises to a height of 230m and comprises 62,250 m2 of net lettable area.

Multiplex and the Government Architect,
Porf. Chris Johnson Ernst & Young Centre
in Sydney CBD

Winner: Urban Taskforce Development Excellence Awards 2005 for Industrial Development


Lidcombe Business Park
Macquarie Goodman Management


This 11.30 hectare Industrial Estate was developed over five stages from 1999 to 2004. It represents a major urban renewal project retaining employment generating land use within an existing residential suburb.

Masquarie Goodman Management Ltd
Lidcombe Business Park

Judging Panel:

Chair – Professor Chris Johnson,
NSW Government Architect
Councillor John McInerney
Deputy Lord Mayor, City of Sydney
Mr Robert Harley
Property Editor
Australian Financial Review
Mr Sam Haddad
Deputy Director General
Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources
Mr John Ferrarin
WT Partnership (Aust) Pty Ltd
Mr David Tanevski
Managing Director, Kingsway Capital Group
and Director, Urban Taskforce

These projects represent the pinnacle of achievement for the property industry in Australia.
For more information about the awards contact Urban Taskforce on (02) 9238 3955