DCC – Devonport Living City Mixed-use Developement – Tasmania - Project Profile
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The Devonport City Council (DCC) is undertaking the Living City project in Devonport, Tasmania, Australia.
The project involves the construction of a mixed-use facility in three precincts – Business and Services, Retail and Waterfront.
The first stage of the project will be a civic hub located between Oldaker and Best Streets at the eastern end and will be implemented with an investment of US$52 million.
It includes the construction of a new four-level multi-purpose civic building housing a 800-seat convention center, general community space, council offices, food market pavilion, and a 500-space multi-storey car park, and the relocation of the existing local library, LINC, and existing offices of Service Tasmania.
On March 22, 2015, Lyons Architects and Birrelli Architects were appointed as architects following a two stage tender process in which nineteen firms has registered their interest in the bidding.
Lyons/Birrelli consortium has appointed Maddison Architects to design the food market.
In March 2015, DCC issued expression of interest (EoI) for the management of the new conference/convention center with a submission deadline as on April 27, 2015.
On May 29, 2015, DCC has confirmed that City First, part of the Gateway Group was selected as the preferred operator for the conference and convention center in the multi-purpose building of the first stage. However, official agreement is yet to be signed.
In May 2015, the Federal Government announced US$8 million funding contribution towards the first stage.
As of second quarter of 2015, design activities on the first stage of the project are underway with completion scheduled by the third quarter of 2015, following which a development application will be launched.
In March 2016, the State Government, council cash reserves announced US$9 million, US$8 million funding contribution towards the first stage.
Construction works are underway.
The food pavilion and car park are scheduled for completion in November 2017, with the multi-purpose civic building set to open in the second quarter of 2018.
It includes the construction of a retail facility to the west of the civic precinct, discount department store, new supermarket and specialty stores, and the relocation of current Harris Scarfe vacating land for stage three developments.
Construction works will commence in 2018.
It includes the creation of Devonport’s waterfront along the Mersey River with the construction of new hotels, restaurants, residential apartments and green/open space.
Pandi Group was appointed as the project advisor.
In the second quarter of 2017, expressions of Interest were sought for the acquisition of a site and development the waterfront hotel with a submission date of June 30, 2017.
Construction work will commence in 2020 with the completion of entire project by the fourth quarter of 2024.
DCC has acquired the construction site for US$12 million and in September 2014, Hames Sharley submitted the master plan to DCC.
In May 2015, Tasmanian Government announced its funding commitment towards the relocation of the Devonport LINC and Court.
On December 8, 2016, the mayor of DCC launched the plans and plans can be viewed and comments can be provided until February 8, 2017.
Fairbrother Pty Ltd has been appointed as contractor.
In June 2016, DCC approved a finance offer from ANZ Bank towards construction of the first stage.
In August 2016, Oliver Kelly Construction was appointed as contractor for the car park as a part of the first stage.
In October 2016, demolition and pre-construction works started.
In November 2016, construction works for the first stage commenced and are slated for completion in 2018, with the project completion slated in 2024.
DCC is in the process of selecting a developer for the hotel project as a part of the third stage.
The project involves the construction of a mixed-use facility in three precincts – Business and Services, Retail and Waterfront in Devonport, Tasmania, Australia.
The US$193 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a new four-level multipurpose building housing a 800-seat convention center
2. Construction of a general community space
3. Construction of council offices
4. Construction of a food market pavilion
5. Construction of a 500-space multi-storey car park
6. Relocation of the existing local library
7. Relocation of LINC
8. Relocation of existing offices of Service Tasmania
1. Construction of a new retail facility
2. Construction of a discount department store
3. Construction of a new supermarket
4. Construction of specialty stores
5. Relocation of current Harris Scarfe
1. Creation of Devonport’s waterfront
2. Construction of new hotels
3. Construction of restaurants
4. Construction of residential apartmentsReasons To Buy