NEWS | MEDIA RELEASES

Barangaroo is important and we welcome the high levels of interest in its progress.

The team is committed to keeping  the local community and the broader Sydney and Australian public up to date with news and views of major construction stages and significant milestones on the project.

3 August 2017 - Barangaroo Skills Exchange generates $78.5 million in social and economic benefit
Lendlease released a report today which measures the Social Return on Investment of the Barangaroo Skills Exchange (BSX), the pop-up college established in partnership with TAFENSW, based onsite at the State’s largest urban renewal project, Barangaroo. more

21 June 2017 - Businesses Continue to Flock to Barangaroo
Commercial space in Tower One, International Towers Sydney at Barangaroo continues to be in high demand with over 75% of the circa 100,000sqm tower now committed, and advanced interest in the balance of space. more

30 September 2016 - Barangaroo South creates three-minute worker model
Lendlease has created a new way of working at Barangaroo South, with the delivery of state-of-the-art services and amenity within the precinct, creating a truly exceptional worker lifestyle model. more

22 September 2016 - Barangaroo's Bean Scene
At The Streets of Barangaroo, the bean scene is warming up. In the lead up to International Coffee Day on October 1, Sydney’s finest coffee roasters are spilling the beans on what makes their brews so good. more

7 September 2016 - Sydney's New Food Scene on The Streets of Barangaroo
The Streets of Barangaroo launches exciting new concepts by some of Australia's best chefs and restaurateurs this spring. The curated collection of 12 new restaurants along the Wulugul Walk at Sydney’s newest CBD precinct, open in stages from late-September through to mid-November. more

24 June 2016 - Australia’s first engineered timber office building at Barangaroo sets new sustainability benchmark
Lendlease has announced plans for Australia’s first engineered timber office, setting a new benchmark in the use of sustainable building materials. more

8 June 2016 - Final tower tops out at Barangaroo 
The world’s newest financial district is close to completion with the topping out of the third and final tower of International Towers Sydney at Barangaroo. more

2 May 2016 - Lendlease Welcomes Dixon Hospitality to Barangaroo
Lendlease today announced the latest retail signing for the Barangaroo precinct, Dixon Hospitality.more

22 March 2016 - Lendlease sets new benchmark for liveable cities
Lendlease has set a new benchmark in the creation of sustainable, inner city precincts with Barangaroo South awarded a 6 Star Green Star Communities rating, scoring an unprecedented 104.98 out of a possible 110 points.more

1 February 2016 - Barangaroo welcomes renowned restauranteurs Brent Savage & Nick Hildebrandt
The story of Australia’s landmark food and beverage destination continues with today’s announcement that Sydney’s award-winning duo Brent Savage and Nick Hildebrandt are opening a new restaurant at Barangaroo.more

27 January 2016 - Noma Australia unveiled cementing Barangaroo’s status as Australia’s landmark food and beverage destination
Noma Australia is officially open and the spectacular restaurant design has been unveiled by Lendlease. more

21 January 2016 - Lendlease welcomes Swiss Re to Barangaroo 
Lendlease today announced that Swiss Re is the latest international business to commit to office space at International Towers Sydney at Barangaroo. more

23 December 2015 - New investment in Tower One at Barangaroo South
Lendlease today announced the introduction of a new international co-investor to the Barangaroo South precinct. A 25 percent co-investment stake  in  Lend Lease One International Towers Sydney Trust (LLOneITST) will be acquired from Lendlease by one of Asia’s largest institutional investors (conditional on the purchaser receiving Foreign Investment Review Board approval). more
 
18 December 2015 - First Public Artwork revealed on Sydney Harbour at Barangaroo
A magnificent public artwork standing 22 metres tall at the southern gateway to Barangaroo was unveiled to the community today, marking the beginning of a series of public artworks that will be introduced to Sydney’s cultural landscape under the Barangaroo Public Art and Cultural Plan. more

23 November 2015 - Barangaroo scales new heights with Tower Three Topping Out Ceremony
After 23 months of construction and 1.3 million worker hours, the future Australian headquarters for Lendlease and KPMG employees is well underway at Barangaroo, with the topping out of Tower Three at International Towers Sydney. more

17 November 2015 - Lendlease wins Banksia Award for Barangaroo Reserve
Lendlease was announced last week as the winner of the Building, Landscapes and Infrastructure Banksia Award for Barangaroo Reserve. more

20 October 2015 - Noma Australia Booking Details Announced
Bookings for Noma Australia at Barangaroo Sydney will open at 10am AEDT (Australian Eastern Daylight Time), 30 October at www.noma.dk/australiamore
 
21 August 2015 - David Jones debuts new store concept at Barangaroo
Lendlease has partnered with Australia’s premium retailer David Jones to launch a new signature ‘boutique’ store in the heart of Sydney’s most exciting new development, Barangaroo South. more

27 July 2015 - Noma Australia: World-renowned restaurant announces ten-week residency at Barangaroo, Sydney
One of the world’s best restaurants, Noma, today announced it will relocate to Sydney for ten weeks from January 2016, to share the best of Australian produce as seen through the eyes of head chef, René Redzepi, and his team. more

 

16 July 2015 - Landmark art and cultural plan for Barangaroo announced
The NSW Deputy Premier and Arts Minister, the Hon Troy Grant MP, today announced a multi-million dollar investment in Sydney’s arts and cultural future that will confirm the Barangaroo precinct as a landmark in the nation’s cultural landscape. more

2 July 2015 - Trade returns to Barangaroo as first retailer opens
After more than 100 years, the Sydney community was reunited with parts of Barangaroo South today, when Lendlease opened various streets and walkways and welcomed the precinct’s first retailer, Toby’s Estate. more

26 June 2015 - Lendlease celebrates 500 Apprentices at Barangaroo South
The Hon. John Barilaro MP Minister for Skills, has joined more than 300 apprentices at the $6 billion Barangaroo South project in Sydney, to celebrate the employment of the site’s 500th apprentice and 50th Indigenous apprentice. more

16 June 2015 - Education innovation brings Barangaroo into the classroom
Lendlease and more than 100 leaders from the New South Wales (NSW) educational community have launched a new education initiative that is leading the way in the future delivery of Geography education. more

29 May 2015 - Sydney's favourite concept retailers join Barangaroo South
An intriguing combination of professional grooming services, single malt whisky, and tailored shirts are coming to Sydney’s waterfront, with new retailers Shirt Bar and The Barber Shop confirmed for Barangaroo South. more

27 May 2015 - Lendlease partners with Fitness First at Barangaroo, Australia
Lendlease has joined forces with the world's leading health club and gym operator Fitness First, to open two new sites at Barangaroo South on Sydney Harbour in Australia. more

25 March 2015 - Lend Lease celebrates a high point at Tower 2 International Towers Sydney
Lend Lease has achieved a significant construction milestone at Barangaroo South, reaching the highest point of construction for Tower 2 at International Towers Sydney (ITS). more

6 March 2015 - Vision for Barangaroo South unveiled in Revised Concept Plan
Lend Lease has submitted its revised Concept Plan for Barangaroo South, known as Modification (Mod) 8, to the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Planning and Environment. more

6 March 2015 - World-Famous Architect to Design Sydney's most Exclusive Residential Address: One Sydney Harbour
Lend Lease announced today that one of the world’s finest architects, Pritzker Prize recipient Renzo Piano, has been chosen to design the highly-anticipated residential towers at Barangaroo South, One Sydney Harbour. more

 

26 February 2015 | Barangaroo South Tower 3 Achieves Highest Green Star Rating
Lend Lease has been awarded a 6 Star Green Star rating from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) for Tower 3 at International Towers Sydney (ITS).
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12 December 2014 | Barangaroo in Bricks
An exciting large-scale LEGO® model of Sydney’s future harbour precinct Barangaroo South will be unveiled tomorrow at the world premiere of the Towers of Tomorrow exhibition presented by Sydney Living Museums at the Museum of Sydney.
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2 December 2014 | Authentic Italian Experience set for Barangaroo South
A little slice of Italy is coming to the Sydney foreshore with Mercato e Cucina food and wine emporium set to open its doors at Barangaroo South in early 2016.
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20 October 2014 | Barangaroo secures more big names
Barangaroo continues to reinforce its presence as Australia’s latest foodie destination. Following from the recent announcement of chef Matt Moran as the first restaurateur at Barangaroo, Lend Lease has been busy securing a line-up of the hottest eateries and coffee houses in the country.
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8 September 2014 | Matt Moran joins Barangaroo
Leading Australian chef and restaurateur Matt Moran will be bringing his passion for Australian food, drinks and hospitality to Barangaroo.  
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22 May 2014 | GBCA certification for Australia’s most sustainable office tower

Barangaroo South’s Tower 2 commercial building has been awarded the Green Building Council of Australia’s 6 Star Green Star - Office Design v3 certified rating which represents world leadership in environmentally-sustainable building practices.
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30 April 2014 | Lend Lease to commence Barangaroo South’s largest commercial tower with new leasing arrangements signed
Lend Lease today announced that it would commence the final and tallest of the three commercial towers at Barangaroo South, and that PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia (PwC) and HSBC Bank Australia have signed leasing arrangements for the 49-storey building (Tower 1).
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10 January 2014 | Barangaroo Media Statement
The Barangaroo South site is open and work will be progressively recommencing however Lend Lease is respectful of the workforce coming to terms with yesterday’s tragic death of a construction worker.
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9 January 2014 | Statement
We regret to advise there has been an incident at the Barangaroo site in Sydney this morning resulting in a fatality. We are co-operating and working closely with the relevant authorities. 
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2 January 2014 | Gilbert + Tobin signs agreement for lease at International Towers Sydney, Barangaroo
Lend Lease announced today that one of Australia's premier corporate law firms, Gilbert + Tobin, has signed an Agreement for Lease to take four high rise floors of Tower 2 at International Towers Sydney.
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26 September 2013 | Barangaroo Art Competition sparks students' creativity
Barangaroo’s Indigenous links and the waterside precinct’s celebration of Sydney Harbour are recurring themes in a “See Your Artwork” competition in which all entries from school students are being featured on a 60 metre long stretch of display panels at the CBD construction site.
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31 August 2013 | First Barangaroo Apartments sell out in hours
Superb Sydney Harbour views from the newly-released Barangaroo apartments, combined with their unique waterfront location in an exciting city precinct, were among the key reasons for all 159 apartments being purchased within three-and-a-half hours of going on sale.
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2 July 2013 | Barangaroo South Judging Panel bowled over by emerging Architectural Firm
A unique design resembling stacked bamboo bowls has won a competition for emerging architectural firms to create an exceptional restaurant and bar building on the waterfront promenade at Barangaroo South.
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26 June 2013 | Barangaroo Concept Plan Modification No 6
Lend Lease has lodged a 75W Modification (Modification 6) to the current approved Barangaroo Concept Plan with the Department of Planning and Infrastructure (DoPI) to enable the realignment of the road intersection between Barangaroo South’s Globe Street and Hickson Road.
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16 May 2013 | Crown announces Wilkinson Eyre Architects as the Winning Design for Crown Sydney Hotel Resort
Crown Resorts today announced that Wilkinson Eyre Architects had been successful as the winning design for the Crown Sydney Hotel Resort. 
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9 May 2013 | Gilbert + Tobin signs Memorandum of Understanding to move to Barangaroo South
Lend Lease announced today that leading corporate law firm, Gilbert + Tobin, has signed an exclusive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on commercial terms for the firm to take more than 9,500 square metres of space in International Towers Sydney at Barangaroo South.
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3 May 2013 | Judging panel reveals architectual designs for Crown Sydney hotel resort
The judging panel for the Crown Sydney Hotel Resort today released images from the architectural designs submitted by three of the world’s leading architects as part of the design competition for the project proposed at Barangaroo South on the city’s harbourfront.
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23 April 2013 | Strong support for Barangaroo ferry terminal
A commuter travel survey of workers who are already based in offices around the Barangaroo site has revealed strong support for the proposed ferry terminal at Barangaroo. 
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9 April 2013 | Barangaroo Apartments Attract Strong Buyer Interest
Barangaroo’s harbourside apartments represent the most significant Sydney CBD waterfront residential offerings since the release of apartments at Circular Quay and Woolloomooloo in the 1990s, CBRE’s Chairman – Residential Projects Justin Brown said today.
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26 March 2013 | Design built into DNA of Barangaroo South
One of the nation’s most innovative arts organisations, Object: Australian Design Centre (ADC), is in discussions with Lend Lease to relocate to Sydney’s $6bn Barangaroo South urban regeneration project with plans underway to identify a new home for the Centre.
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1 February 2013 | Lend Lease Pilots Green Star Communities
Barangaroo South has registered as one of the first projects to trial the newly-released Green Building Council of Australia’s (GBCA) Green Star – Communities PILOT rating tool. 
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21 November 2012 | Barangaroo South harbour water cooling system could save 100 million litres of fresh water per year
Lend Lease has lodged a modification to its approved project plans for the basement works at Barangaroo South (MP 10_0023) that seeks approval to include key infrastructure for the centralised cooling system.
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21 November 2012 | Barangaroo South harbourside apartments capture the essence of Sydney living
Completing Sydney’s prestigious northern CBD Quay Precinct, Barangaroo South’s apartment buildings are the city’s last significant residential waterfront opportunity.
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5 September 2012 | On site concrete batch plant at Barangaroo will meet up to 90 per cent of the projects concrete supply needs and cut thousands of truck movement through Sydney streets
An application to set up and operate a temporary concrete batching plant on the Barangaroo site has been lodged with the Department of Planning and Infrastructure. 
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28 August 2012 | Skills Connect Program to play important role at Barangaroo South
A new Federal Government initiative to provide $7.3 million of funding for workforce planning and training at Barangaroo South on Sydney’s CBD harbourfront will radiate positive civic and economic benefits well beyond the construction site’s boundaries.
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22 August 2012 | Statement on suspension of shipping of excavated material from Barangaroo South
Lend Lease has commenced the shipment of suitable spoil from Barangaroo to Port Kembla and the unloading of the first shipment of 16,000 tonnes. 
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