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.
Western Sydney University's Parramatta City campus – the Peter Shergold Building. Photo: Bryan Siebel
Building facts and figures
- $220.5 million commercial development.
- 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.
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