3669RepliesThis makes interesting reading: http://www.kpmg.com/HU/en/IssuesAndInsi ... t-2011.pdfLast reply by mshagg in CBD Development 6 hours ago
166RepliesI guess the videos didn't hold my interest long enough for me to see that then. I very much doubt any of them have considered a usage that would be of real interest to most people. So you're not even bothering to watch/read the proposals, and then complaining that certain things haven't been considered? That takes the cake.Last reply by EBG in CBD Development 6 hours ago
1359RepliesThey are energy efficiency disasters, make poor use of their blocks, will leak in high wind driven rain and will be horrendously expensive to maintain in 10 to 20 years as their finishes reach the end of their service life. well i have to agree there. Wasnt there some appaling stat about the amount of energy used by the homes in Mawson Lakes?Last reply by ml69 in CBD Development 8 hours ago
551RepliesAbsolutely nobody was arguing 'no footbridge' this late in the piece.Last reply by Port Adelaide Fan in CBD Development 11 hours ago
721RepliesFrom the Advertiser: OVERPASSES COULD SLASH $133m FROM ROAD COSTS By CAMERON ENGLAND and KARA PHILLIPS 05jun06 EXCLUSIVE BUILDING overpasses rather than tunnels on South Rd could shave $133 million off the bill on the blowout-plagued projects, the state's peak resources body said yesterday. The South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy said engineers in its membership believed the State Government had chosen the most expensive solution to traffic congestion on the city's major...Last reply by claybro in Infrastructure/Transport Development 11 hours ago
Walkerville DTEI Redevelopment
Written by Howie Friday, 16 April 2010 16:23
AdelaideNow have an update on the Walkerville DTEI redevelopment today.
THE former Transport SA building at Walkerville is set to be reborn as a $60 million residential and hotel complex.
Melbourne-based Asian Pacific Building Corporation wants to convert the building into 436 rooms, including 336 apartments, 100 hotel suites and 32 serviced offices.
With an indigenous art-theme, there would also be a gymnasium, café and restaurants, galleries, swimming pool and tennis court.
APBC chief executive officer Will Deague said the project would signal a potential future extension of the CBD area.
"We saw the site advertised and as we have done a very similar project in Melbourne, and specialise in the refurbishment of this style of building, we then investigated the location and came to the realisation that it is one of the premier suburbs in Adelaide and couldn't miss out on the opportunity."
The apartments will cost buyers from $299,000 to $1 million plus and will be available in November 2012.
The building was purchased from the State Government for about $12 million.
Source: The Advertiser
For more discussion on this development, check out our forum thread here.
Construction Update Crowne Plaza Hotel - Hindmarsh Square
Written by Howie Tuesday, 06 April 2010 11:34
Update from our mate James Hines today.
New Aerial shot
Top floor ballroom nearly complete
Top floor bar and prefunction area
For more discussion on this development check out the forum thread here.
New Feature Sensational-Adelaide Forums on Iphone #Tapatalk
Last Updated on Thursday, 01 April 2010 08:57 Written by Howie Thursday, 01 April 2010 08:53
One of the drawbacks of our forum is that up until now it's been difficult to navigate through a mobile phone such as the IPhone. So it's been made a high priority that we sort this issue out.
We'd like to introduce to you a third party application on the IPhone called Tapatalk. It's a slimline forum browser, and we've just finished with the registration of Sensational-Adelaide onto the Tapatalk platform.
To install this app, you need to search for "tapatalk" on your IPhone's App Store. Then browse for Sensational Adelaide. Tapatalk Free has limited functionality (such as you can't see fullscreen images, reply to threads etc, but there is a paid version where this functionality is available. Note we don't make a cent from Tapatalk, we're just taking advantage of their platform.
Here's what it looks like once installed.
We'll be making quite a few more changes in the coming months, so stay tuned.
For more discussion check out our forum thread here.
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