Developers duke it out in the battle of the parks

first_imgTucker Family Park planned for Brentwood Park.More from newsNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by Parks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus19 hours agoThe park will soon be connected to the development’s two other parks via a linear pathway through bushland. Stockland regional manager David Laner said their Pallara park was a first for the developer nationally.“We’ve teamed up with (an) accredited feng shui consultant to offer this one-of-a-kind inclusive park that beautifully harmonises nature with play elements to engage the senses and provide a peaceful place for everyone,” he said. At Providence at South Ripley, it’s a splash and play park that’s drawing in buyers. Villawood Properties’ latest playground at The Surrounds in Helensvale is also now open, and will be home to a future leisure centre. A render of Lendlease’s Elliot Springs ParkStage one includes an all-inclusive playground, a learn-to-ride bike track, a mountain bike skills area and the first of five trails, barbecues, shelters and a three-kilometre return trip walking path.Once complete in 2019, the park will include a community sports club and café, junior sports field, tennis court, netball court, off-leash dog park, areas for food vans and markets, and connections to more than 17km of trails.The latest Oliver Hume Quarterly Insights Report found that Queensland recorded the highest rate of interstate migration, with buyers drawn to the state’s relative affordability compared to southern states. The number of active residential projects in the southeast also rose to 128, up 1.6 per cent, with first home buyers dominating the greenfields – new residential community – market. Villawood The Surrounds.“Creating the perfect playground is a science, and that’s why we work with experts to get it right,” Villawood Properties executive director Tony Johnson said. “We conduct significant research into the demographics of the community to identify what local families want, and how the park and playground will play a role in developing an engaged community.” Lendlease also recently awarded the $6 million contracts for its parklands at Elliot Springs in Townsville. Feng Shui Park in Stockland’s Pallara communityAt Flagstone by Peet, a $2 million “monster” playground is in the works, and will feature an 11m high tower with two sky cabins, a giant octanet, two racing slides, dual flying foxes, a fossil dig and more. A dog park with water play areas recently opened. A $1 million playground at Gainsborough Greens by Mirvac at Pimpama includes log forts, a fallen tree climbing sculpture, hill slide, swing set, climbing boulders and integrated natural play environments. And the Tucker Family Park at AVID Property Group’s Brentwood Forest development in Bellbird Park, which recently opened, includes a 9.2m tower, outdoor gym and 1600sq m dog-off-leash area. Lendlease recently awarded the $6 million contracts for its parklands at Elliot Springs in Townsville.Shrinking lot sizes are creating a “battle of the parks”, with developers embracing the latest in playground equipment, layouts, even feng shui, to draw in families. Stockland’s first ever feng shui park is currently being constructed at its Pallara community. The play space will feature a reflexology path, a cricket practise net, ping pong table and a children’s playground. last_img

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