$500M state-of-the-art technology hub

On 1 February 2018, Connect member Stockland announced its masterplan vision for a $500 million state-of-the-art technology hub at Macquarie Park in Sydney, which proposes 16,500 square metres of office, retail, learning and co-working areas overlooking a central green space and world-class conference facilities.

Located in the heart of Macquarie Park between 17 Khartoum Road and 39 Talavera Road the precinct will house cafes, restaurants, services and convenience retail on the ground floor of each building. The proposal also features a gym and bike storage, end of trip facilities, as well as childcare and medical services on completion – importantly, all within in walking distance to public transport.

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With a strong focus on sustainability, the development design will incorporate aspects of WELL building standards, a performance based system that measures the impact of the built environment across seven categories of human health including comfort, mind and wellbeing, fitness, nutrition, air quality, light and water.
— John Schroder, Stockland Group Executive and CEO, Commercial Property

Macquarie Park masterplan – key features

The masterplan features:

  • 55,000 square metres of A-grade commercial and retail space across five buildings with flexible floor plates.
  • Environmentally sustainable design and industry-leading energy efficiency innovations.
  • Diverse mix of casual dining, convenience retail and services at the ground level.
  • Large central park at the middle of the three hectare site, providing green open space with secluded seating and shaded areas.
  • Smart technology across all office fit-outs, and sustainable technology.
  • Dedicated health and wellbeing facilities including a gym, bicycle storage, childcare and end-of-trip facilities.
  • Dedicated secure and on grade car parking.
  • Located in the heart of Macquarie Park between 17 Khartoum Road and 39 Talavera Road.
The proposed multi-stage plan complements the existing retail, education and commercial offering, and will bring more ‘human scale’ to the area with walkways, bicycle paths, cafes and restaurants, improved connections to surrounding public transport and an expansive area of green open space
— Tony D’Addona, Stockland General Manager of Logistics and Business Parks