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by floplo
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Low/Mid-Rise CBD Development
Replies: 1607
Views: 415175

Re: News & Discussion: Low/Mid-Rise CBD Development

It's Hurtle Square, theres five squares in the CBD, not very hard to learn them Victoria, Light, Hindmarsh, Whitmore and Hurtle squares https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurtle_Square - Halifax is a street. tell that to our cab drivers.... I lived for some time on Hurtle Square (and my address literall...
by floplo
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: General CBD Development
Replies: 2376
Views: 443205

Re: News & Discussion: General CBD Development

Since the change in government last year we have had no new large apartment buildings start pre sales that i can think of. I assume this is because of the now killed off stamp duty concession. Once Realm, Adelaidean and Luminesque are complete over the next 12 months there is nothing else in the pi...
by floplo
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [PRO] 274 North Terrace 52m | 16 Levels | Hotel
Replies: 32
Views: 4012

[PRO] Re: 274 North Terrace ~55m | 16 Levels | Hotel

ok, so I have no idea how these things are negotiated, but I can't imagine this can be built without using space on the sidewalk and Frome street to stage things. So if that thing is under construction and the student housing tower on the opposite side of the street as well, is there anything left o...
by floplo
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] 104-106 Currie Street | 117m | 33lvl | Sofitel Hotel
Replies: 462
Views: 143624

[U/C] Re: 104-106 Currie Street | 117m | 33lvl | Sofitel Hotel

the developer made a short time lapse video about the activities and progress in the last few weeks: https://youtu.be/ZekOBiQsIuA
by floplo
Wed May 29, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [APP] Adelaide Oval Hotel
Replies: 393
Views: 43127

[APP] Re: Adelaide Oval Hotel

I will be astounded if they complete a 148 room hotel in 11 months. Isn't it practically two 74 or so room hotels (with a small connecting lobby in the middle). I don't know that much about construction, but since there isn't really much in terms of siteworks, no digging, minor demolition, etc, and...
by floplo
Wed May 29, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [CAN] 322 KWS - Echelon | 114m | 2 x 31 Lvls | Mixed Use
Replies: 307
Views: 81305

[CAN] Re: 322 KWS - Echelon | 114m | 2 x 31 Lvls | Mixed Use

I wonder if this means the project is being relaunched. Application Number: DA/376/2019 Type: Complying Lodged: 22/05/2019 Location: Echelon Display Suites, BF-1F 314 King William Street, ADELAIDE SA 5000 Description: Display Showroom Refurbishment. that's not the actual project site, it's the show...
by floplo
Tue May 07, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: CBD Retail
Replies: 3069
Views: 561492

Re: News & Discussion: CBD Retail

Does anyone know if the Caltex gas station on Hutt Street is renovating, closing for good, or getting turned into something else ?

It has been fenced and they are removing the shop furniture, etc
by floplo
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: General CBD Development
Replies: 2376
Views: 443205

Re: News & Discussion: General CBD Development

In total, it's quite an impressive list of hotel brands coming to Adelaide in the next coming years... So what are we up to now: UC: Sofitel -- Currie Street Crowne Plaza -- Frome Street Hotel Indigo -- Market Street Casino -- Railway Station Potentially happening: Adelaide Oval Westin -- GPO Park ...
by floplo
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [PRO] 266 - 270 Pulteney Street | 44m | 11 Levels | Mixed Us
Replies: 31
Views: 7770

[PRO] Re: 266 - 270 Pulteney Street | 44m | 11 Levels | Mixed Us

Assuming the TRYP branding on the renders imply that they have a hotel chain committed.

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by floplo
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [PRO] 266 - 270 Pulteney Street | 44m | 11 Levels | Mixed Us
Replies: 31
Views: 7770

[PRO] Re: 266 - 270 Pulteney Street | 44m | 11 Levels | Mixed Us

gnrc_louis wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:32 am
slenderman wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:02 am
43.5m tall and a fair bit less controversial than the Pirie Street proposal.

266 Pulteney Street - Copy.png
Are the plans online yet? I couldn't see them on the SCAP site.
yep, are online.

Personally, I think this looks pretty awful, maybe due to the essentially blank North/South walls.
by floplo
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: CBD Retail
Replies: 3069
Views: 561492

Re: News & Discussion: CBD Retail

(and that doesn't even require going for the more compact formats you can find in some European cities) I love the self serve express coles/woolies/independents in Melbourne (I assume they have them north of the border too) although I'm not sure if Aldi has a comparable format anywhere in Aus. Even...
by floplo
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: CBD Retail
Replies: 3069
Views: 561492

Re: News & Discussion: CBD Retail

I think there would be a lack of suitable space in the CBD for an Aldi. They are more suburban in nature, I don't think any of the other CBDs in Australia have one. Melbourne does. Canberra does as well If you have a regular Coles or Woolworths in the CBD, then you can have an Aldi as well (and tha...
by floplo
Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: CBD Retail
Replies: 3069
Views: 561492

Re: News & Discussion: CBD Retail

The Scooter Guy wrote:
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:58 am
There are 2 Coles stores in the city. The Central Market one should be converted into IGA.
An Aldi would be better....
by floplo
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide City Council
Replies: 3594
Views: 560888

Re: News & Discussion: Adelaide City Council

:wallbash: ? What's wrong with this idea? Sure, it might bring more cars into the city, but until private vehicles are matched with adequate/reliable public transport, I don't think we can expect people to go without. And this is coming from someone who rides a bike, rides on PT and wants to see an...
by floplo
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [PRO] 261-263 Pulteney Street | Sky Adelaide | Mixed Use
Replies: 66
Views: 27613

[PRO] Re: [PRO] Re: 261-263 Pulteney Street | Sky Adelaide | Mixed Use

The agents lies are now coming back to bite them. I was at a sales launch last year where prospective buyers were told their eastern views could not be blocked out as it was all heritage buildings to the east of Pulteney. As it was a large group I didn't say anything, but just this week a large pro...