Sydney’s Lansdowne Gardens has won the Gadens Lawyers Award for Best Retirement Development at the 2011 Property Council of Australia/ Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards.
Developed by Meldrum Property Group and owned by Cranbrook, Lansdowne Gardens is a 66 bed residential aged care facility overlooking Sydney Harbour in Neutral Bay, New South Wales and offers low care, high care and dementia care.
Property Council of Australia CEO Peter Verwer announced the Innovation and Excellence Awards winners at the Gala Awards dinner, held at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre on Saturday 14th May 2011.
Mr Verwer commented, “the vision for Lansdowne Gardens was to provide the highest quality of design and finishes, exceptional facilities and outstanding services. This architecturally designed facility has incorporated a modern residential aged care facility into three heritage buildings.”
The Innovation and Excellence Awards provides an opportunity for the property industry to acknowledge and showcase excellence in the built environment, whilst heralding the achievements of its key professionals.
“The Awards program spans landmark projects over 14 separate categories in addition to nine future leaders. The calibre of this year’s Awards winners is a true testament to the resilience of the Australian property industry and our key stakeholders,” Mr Verwer added.
Bob Richardson, Managing Director of Rider Levett Bucknall said the aged car facility featured luxurious private suites, nine lounge areas, four dining rooms, manicured gardens, a function room, a beauty salon, hydrotherapy pool/spa and gymnasium.
Key project facts:
Owner and developer: Cranbrook Care
Nominated by: Meldrum Property Group
Architect: Morrison Design Partnership
Builder: ADCO Construction
Size: 4,554sqm – a 61 suite, 66 bed extra services residential aged care facility overlooking Sydney Harbour in Neutral Bay
For further information, please contact:
Ken Morrison, Chief Operating Officer, Property Council of Australia on 02 9033 1919 or 0412 233 715