[PRO] Keswick World Park (incl. Emergency Services HQ)

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[PRO] Re: #U/C: World Park 01 | $170m | 3x6lvl | Office | Keswick

#121 Post by Professor » Tue Apr 27, 2010 2:28 pm

I have watched this development over the past couple of years and expected so much more from it.

It is turning into a pretty ugly, pedestrian building with few redeeming features. And it's not really green, when you consider that many more people will need to take their cars to work there, as the public transport is pretty awful in that little pocket at the edge of the railway line.

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#122 Post by Splashmo » Tue Apr 27, 2010 10:18 pm

Still, it's much better than what used to be there.

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#123 Post by AtD » Tue May 25, 2010 1:07 pm

Building A is up for sale in today's AFR, seeking EOI. 11,605 sqm of A grade space fully leased to Coffey and the State Govt, estimated net income $4.1m.

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#124 Post by Xaragmata » Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:09 am

Pic from earlier this month:

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#125 Post by AtD » Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:40 am

Is that just an unflattering photo or is it really that dull and gloomy looking?

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#126 Post by rhino » Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:51 am

AtD wrote:Is that just an unflattering photo or is it really that dull and gloomy looking?
That's Richmond Road. I used to work for many years on Richmond Road, and unfortunately it is that dull and gloomy, even on a fine day. Needs some serious work - tree planting for a start. And pull out those Stobie poles!
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#127 Post by Xaragmata » Thu Aug 26, 2010 12:18 pm

AtD wrote:Is that just an unflattering photo or is it really that dull and gloomy looking?
It was late afternoon, with the sun behind the building.

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#128 Post by Splashmo » Thu Aug 26, 2010 6:20 pm

Xaragmata wrote:
AtD wrote:Is that just an unflattering photo or is it really that dull and gloomy looking?
It was late afternoon, with the sun behind the building.
And the sun is always behind the building.

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#129 Post by Prince George » Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:22 pm

Perhaps my imaginary faculties are lacking, but I don't see how any amount of blue sky and quality light would raise that building above boring.

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#130 Post by Mants » Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:29 pm

Prince George wrote:Perhaps my imaginary faculties are lacking, but I don't see how any amount of blue sky and quality light would raise that building above boring.
agreed. it's pretty horrid.

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#131 Post by ynotsfables » Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:36 pm

I"m not saying it's the best looking building in Adelaide, but give it time to be completed along with the other structures and landscaping, I think it's the beginning of improving the density of the area and setting a precedence for more of that type of development and even better. It's not hard to see where the cbd is expanding its parameters these days, especially down Hindmarsh too. It's all good.

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#132 Post by Splashmo » Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:40 pm

It is looking a little better now the plaza and the rest of the structure is being put up. A hell of a lot nicer than what was originally there.

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#133 Post by mattblack » Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:59 pm

1st building completed. Finishing looks pretty good with a coffee shop on the corner. Any idea of when other building going up?

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#134 Post by Wayno » Thu Dec 23, 2010 1:30 pm

mattblack wrote:1st building completed. Finishing looks pretty good with a coffee shop on the corner
Agree, looks good. I particularly like the bright orange paint on the Richmond Rd side of the building (and on the Funk Coffee Shop too). It has a shiny pearled finish. They have also done done a good job of landscaping the adjacent area.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

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[PRO] Re: #U/C: World Park 01 | $170m | 3x6lvl | Office | Keswick

#135 Post by crawf » Thu Dec 23, 2010 6:44 pm

Photos please!

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