Developments in the Region
Growth and investment
A snapshot of recent activities in the Joondalup City Centre shows just how much growth and investment is happening in the area.
The State Government’s Directions 2031 and Beyond planning document highlights that Joondalup is well advanced and best placed to become Perth’s Primary Centre outside the CBD.
The Council has adopted several policies in the past year that will play an important role in how the City of Joondalup grows and
develops over the next 10 years.
The draft Joondalup City Centre Structure Plan reflects the current needs and aspirations for the City Centre regarding land use and built form.
The City Centre is continuing to change with a number of projects in the construction process or recently completed.
New investment and significant growth and development in the City Centre paints a positive picture for the future of Joondalup.
The City has completes a number of City Works Projects every year which are driven by population growth, and the requirements of the community and asset replacements.
The City's capital works program will increase to approximately $30 million over the next year. The works are driven by population growth, and the requirements of the community and asset replacements.
Other construction projects in the region
Current projects that have recently been approved or are under construction include:
- Lakeside Joondalup Shopping Centre Redevelopment
This $300million redevelopment will increase the GLA (Gross Lettable Area) to 96,000 square metres and make Lakeside Joondalup the largest shopping centre in Western Australia by the end of 2014. The expansion will include a two-level 12,000 square metre Myer department store, a new casual dining precinct and approximately 95 speciality stores. By the end of the redevelopment there will be approximately 320 retailers.
- Edith Cowan University (ECU)
Building 34 is part of a new $72million building program on the ECU Joondalup campus. Drawing together the main student services under one roof, this exciting new development will offer an innovative space with cutting edge technology. The building is designed to support the essential university functions to deliver enhanced services to staff, students and the local Joondalup community. The building is expected to open in early 2015.
- Mixed Use Development – 35 Davidson Terrace, Joondalup
This development will see a eight storey building constructed on this currently vacant site. The land uses include general commercial, office and 32 residential dwellings. The estimated cost is $25million.
- Paediatric Ward Addition to the Joondalup Health Campus
Joondalup Health Campus is expanding hospital services for children by constructing a new paediatric ward on top of the existing public hospital building. The 37-bed facility is funded by Telethon7, the Western Australia State Government and hospital operator Ramsay Health Care. The Telethon Children’s Ward will replace the existing 24-bed paediatric unit and pave the way for Joondalup Health Campus to become the northern hub of the State Government’s expanding paediatric services. The estimated cost is $15million and the facility is expected to open in 2016.
- Reid Promenade Multi-Storey Car Park
A five-level car park is under construction between Boas Avenue and Reid Promenade, adding over 400 bays on the site of the ground-level parking station which currently holds 140 cars, and will include provision for ACROD, motorcycle and bicycle bays. The City has committed $17.9million towards the project in the 2014/15 Budget. Construction of the multi-storey car park is expected to be completed by mid to late 2015.