The Ivanhoe Estate will be developed into an integrated community of around 3000 to 3500 homes including over 950 social housing units and 128 affordable rental units over the next 10 to 12 years.
Ivanhoe Estate at Macquarie Park - Contract Awarded
The Aspire consortium has been awarded the contract by the NSW Government to redevelop the Ivanhoe Estate at Macquarie Park. Media Release.
The consortium comprises development partners Frasers Property Australia, Citta Property Group and community housing partner, Mission Australia Housing.
The project will see the transformation of 259 social housing properties on the 8.2 hectare site into a socially integrated neighbourhood of around 3000 to 3500 properties including over 950 social and 128 affordable rental apartments. Download the Ivanhoe brochure.
The project will also meet the needs of tenants aging in place – a significant demographic on the Housing Register – through the provision of:
• 120 bed residential aged care facility
• 141 purpose-built social housing and 132 private independent living units, and a
• Wellbeing centre.
The Ivanhoe Masterplan, lodged with the Department of Planning and Environment, was publicly exhibited from 12 April - 9 May 2018. The Project team is currently preparing responses to submissions.
An integrated community
The Ivanhoe Estate will become an integrated community that defines a new approach to the delivery of social housing.
Community based place-making
World class urban design and community based place-making will be central to creating a highly desirable place to live.
Current and future residents
Social housing will be designed to meet the needs of current and future residents.
Public open spaces
Quality facilities and public open spaces will support a cohesive and sustainable community.
New social housing
Tenant relocations started in January 2016 and will be carried out over the next 2-3 years. Experienced FACS staff are assisting tenants to move to ensure each relocation is managed in a sensitive manner. Current tenants have the option to return to the new social housing dwellings in Ivanhoe.