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Defining designs | Project WA
Lying at the heart of Perth City Link and
providing a key link to the underground public
transport hub is the Kings Square development
by Leighton Properties.
The world-class masterplanned precinct aims
to reinvigorate the Perth CBD and draw billions of
investment dollars into Perth through a vibrant mix
of new transit, commercial and retail zones, along
with public spaces and residential opportunities.
Once complete, Kings Square will contain
116,000sqm of office space, 8700sqm of retail space
and 520 apartments. A range of lifestyle advantages
will include a new childcare centre, a 24-hour gym,
retail, restaurants and open spaces.
Major tenants already committed to Kings
Square include HBF, Shell Australia, and John
Holland, as well as Buggles Childcare Centre,
a 24-hour Surge Health & Fitness gym, and tavern.
COST Within the $5.2 billion Perth City Link development
TIMELINE First four towers due for completion in mid-2015
SIZE Up to 125,000sqm of commercial and retail space
An artist’s impression of the view of
Wellington Street looking northwest.
PERTH CITY LINK
The barrier between the city centre and Northbridge
will be removed for the first time in more than 100
years, thanks to Perth City Link – one of Australia’s
most significant transit-oriented developments.
Rapidly changing the face of Perth, the project
will create five new connections along with new
residential, retail and commercial opportunities,
and high-quality public spaces.
A Leighton Properties/Mirvac consortium will
develop the State Government’s land holdings,
which makes up 40 per cent of the entire project.
Below ground, rail works were completed six
months ahead of schedule in December 2013, while
Brookfield Multiplex has been appointed to build
the new $249 million bus station by 2016, replacing
the now demolished Wellington Street Bus Station.
Works on the landmark central square, located
in the arms of the Horseshoe Bridge, are expected
to commence in 2015. The result will see the
integration of permanent food markets, lively
public open spaces, an Australian native garden
and Aboriginal artwork fringed by cafes, shops and
The Perth City Link project is funded by three
tiers of Government, with support from the Federal
Government, from State Government through the
Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority and Public
Transport Authority, and from the City of Perth.
COST $5.3 billion
TIMELINE Due for completion in 2016
An impression of the Perth City Link, as highlighted from
the air. BELOW How the Horseshoe Markets will look, part
of the Perth City Link.
“The project will contain
116,000sqm of offic e
of retail space and
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