Parramatta City: Building and construction

$220.5 million commercial development

Western Sydney University's Parramatta City campus is a $220.5 million commercial development consisting of a 14-storey, 26,500m², A-grade building.

As part of the Parramatta Square precinct and redevelopment, the building spearheaded one of Australia's biggest urban renewal projects and supports the transition of Parramatta into a true university city.

The 'Peter Shergold Builidng', owned by two of Charter Hall's managed funds, was developed by Charter Hall (opens in a new window) and constructed by John Holland.(opens in a new window) Western Sydney University has committed to a 15-year lease of the building.

The Peter Shergold buildingWestern Sydney University's Parramatta City campus – the Peter Shergold Building. Photo: Bryan Siebel

Building facts and figures

  • $220.5 million commercial development.
  • 26,500m².
  • 14 levels.
  • Consists of eight 2,200m² podium floors and six 1,400 m² tower floors.
  • Each of the floorplates range from 1250m² at high-rise level to 2,242 m² at podium level.
  • There are 80 car spaces across two levels of basement parking.
  • Designed to achieve a 5 Star Green Star and 5 Star NABERS Energy Rating.
  • The central atrium, which connects the podium floors, consists of 290 panels of glass.
  • Approximately 15,000m3 of concrete.
  • Approximately 2,200 metres of fibre-optic cable.
  • Approximately 7,500 light globes.
  • Approximately 750,000 man hours spent during construction.
  • Approximately 2,000 workers were inducted to the site.