Case Studies

New Developments Caringbah and Avalon

Project Description - Caringbah

The project involved the development of around 0.85 hectares of prime land fronting a major road in the Sutherland Shire as a medium density residential development delivering 40 dwelling units for Defence Housing Australia. The Client, Thornbrook Properties P/L engaged blueVisions to assist in the land acquisition, development management, and project management of the design, approvals and construction stages.

The construction cost was $12.36m with total development value of approximately $20M and had a construction period of 72 weeks which commenced early 2006.

Bluevisions' Role

Key Challenges

The development required the acquisition of land, demolition of existing buildings, design and approvals and the subsequent construction to deliver a mix of 39 double-storied townhouses and a villa.

The development features an integrated mix of built and open spaces with various environmentally sustainable design initiatives. The development delivered extensive fresh landscaping with native trees and shrubs, in addition to dense boundary landscaping with feature landscaping and trees concentrated near the major road intersections. Whilst development resulted in the cutting down of some existing trees, a total of 120 new trees were replanted. The development also contributed to decreased stress on street parking in the area by providing a total of 64 new underground parking bays.

Client Benefits

blueVisions successfully demonstrated the use of appropriate development and project management methodologies and approach to effectively manage risks and issues and to ultimately deliver on project objectives.

Project Description - Avalon

The project involved the development of 7 townhouses with basement car parking. The Client, Avalon Partnership Developments P/L engaged blueVisions to assist in the land acquisition, development management, and project management of the design, approvals and construction stages.

The construction cost was $2.16m with total development value of approximately $4.5M and had a construction period of 40 weeks which commenced early 2007.

Bluevisions' Role

Avalon Partnership Developments P/L appointed blueVisions to assist in the land acquisition, development management, and project management of the design, approvals and construction stages.

Key Challenges

The development required the acquisition of land, demolition of existing buildings, design and approvals and the subsequent construction to deliver the 7 townhouses.

Client Benefits

blueVisions successfully delivered the project meeting and exceeding the Client’s requirements on time, cost and quality.

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David Thorpe iiNet Australia

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Stephen Davies Group Manager, Construction Services Group, NSW

"Your course made me realise how irrelevant what I was learning through my university course actually was to my job. Due to this, I will be seeking to complete the remainder of the modules in this diploma through blueVisions."

Damien Bleeker Project Coordinator, Liverpool City Council, NSW

"Thank you for a wonderful course....This has been by far the best development course I've ever been a part of."

David Darcy LSPSPO - Defence Materiel Organisation

"Thanks to you for your diligence and patience with assessing my assignments. I also want to pass on my appreciation for the time you took to speak to me when I had some further questions about some of the tasks. You always responded rapidly and clearly."

Jonathon Lee

List of Clients

  • Ausgrid
  • City of Sydney
  • Department of Defence
  • Transfield Services
  • NSW Government
    Transport Roads & Maritime Services
  • Nutricia
  • Penrith City Council
  • Danone
  • Willoughby City Council
  • Wyong Shire Council