A Guide to Pyrmont Ultimo Local shoppers prefer to spend time and money here on the Pyrmont, Ultimo peninsula. By shopping locally they are supporting the local economy, community and environment. Visitors to our global city seek authentic local experiences beyond cookie cutter malls, chain store operations and homogenised downtown corporate culture. Precincts like Pyrmont…

PUCC is awaiting approval on its application for a growers market in Pirrama Park. City Of Sydney Council is inviting comments and feedback regarding the application. Use the “comments” tab on the page link below and submit your views and opinions by October 9. If council approves the application it will issue a 12 month…

University Of Technology Sydney (UTS) and Brookfield Energy Australia have signed an agreement that will see the pioneering use of shared cooling energy in Australia. Brookfield’s Central Energy Plant, which supplies chilled energy to Central Park will soon be sending some of that energy to UTS through thermal delivery pipes. This will result in significant…

The Star Entertainment Group is holding a design excellence competition, inviting world-class architects to compete for the right to design a new tower as part of The Star Sydney complex. In a joint venture with Hong Kong-based Chow Tai Fook and Far East Consortium, The Star Entertainment Group plans to include a six-star hotel within…

PUCC President, Lawrence Gibbons, has made a submission to the NSW Upper House challenging the decision to demolish Ultimo Public Primary School and rebuild on the existing parcel of land, rather than select a larger plot and build a world class educational facility. In his submission he states: “In a dynamic, global economy, businesses in…

Dr Chris Brown of the popular TV show Bondi Vet will visit Jackson’s Landing in Pyrmont – Australia’s largest pet-friendly development – as part of his national campaign to encourage a better attitude around living with animals. According to Dr Brown, Australia rates low when it comes to positive support of pet ownership, with Sydney…

Sydney Fish Market’s annual event, The Blessing Of The Fleet, went ahead with full fanfare and pageantry under ominous skies on Sunday September 25. The event mirrors the Italian tradition of having the local priest bless the village fishing boats at the beginning of the fishing season, granting them safety and an abundant catch. Fishing…

The Upper House Committee examining the sale of the Powerhouse Museum site in Ultimo, heard submissions on September 5 and 6 and have set aside October 4 to pursue further questions for some witnesses. The proposed sale of the site and intention to move the museum to Parramatta has met with vocal disapproval from residents…

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Dalgety Square Property Services, located on site, has provided tenants and investors of Dalgety Square with high quality management services since they were established in 1999. Julia Chan Spencer leads a team of professionals who pride themselves in being a cut above the average real estate agent. Using best practice systems and a philosophy that…