The NSW government’s land and property development arm Landcom has released a second greenfield land site 35 kilometres north-west of the Sydney CBD.
Landcom has called for expressions of interest to build a mixed-use centre with more than 1600 new homes adjacent to the new Sydney metro station Hills Showground metro station.
Landcom has partnered with Transport for NSW to create a transit-oriented development that will range in housing types and include an affordable housing component.
The project will eventually accommodate 1600 new dwellings including 500 apartments and 10,000sq m of retail and commercial space alongside the future metro station.
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The newly-reinstated government developer's first release was at Cudgegong Road Station South. Both releases are part of Landcom's 10-year program "Sydney Metro Northwest Places" which aims to deliver about 11,000 new homes and up to 400,000sq m of commercial space along the Sydney Metro Northwest corridor.
Landcom chief executive John Brogden said the Hills Showground development was the second site of a wider program to transform government land around the new metro stations of Tallawong, Kellyville, Bella Vista, Norwest, Castle Hill and Cherrybrook.
“As the master planner for the site, Landcom will work with the local community, The Hills Shire Council, Department of Planning and Environment, other government organisations, and businesses to finalise a concept proposal for the Hills Showground Project," Brogden said.
Landcom will look to award the contract early next year, as the new Sydney Metro train commences in the northwest.