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Crown Limited has shown its long term commitment to Perth with its decision to undertake the development of a new six star, luxury hotel to be known as Crown Towers Perth. The total investment in the Crown Towers project (inclusive of land) is expected to be $568 million.

The 500 room new luxury hotel will add to the suite of hotel accommodation at Crown Perth and will be a big boost to the local economy. The development of the new hotel will take Crown Limited’s investment in Crown Perth, to over $1.3 billion dollars since acquisition in 2004.

Upon completion, Crown Towers Perth will be the largest hotel in Perth and will take hotel room capacity at Crown Perth to nearly 1,200 rooms. Construction is expected to commence in early 2013 and the hotel, which will take approximately 3 years to complete, will comprise 500 rooms and include restaurants, bars, resort and convention facilities.

The new hotel comes at a time when Perth and Western Australia are in desperate need of additional luxury hotel and short term accommodation to satisfy the demands of business travellers and tourists and will put Perth firmly back on the map for leisure travellers seeking exclusive, resort-style experiences.

The hotel will be located on land currently owned by Crown Perth as well as land to be acquired from the State, adjacent to the existing complex and currently part of the golf course, and provision will be made for the future development of serviced apartments and, potentially, mixed and retail facilities.

Since acquiring Crown Perth, Crown Limited has committed to modernising and expanding the facilities at the complex to bring it up to the standard of a world class integrated resort capable of competing in an expanding and increasingly competitive global entertainment and tourism market.

The developments to date have taken the form of new internationally acclaimed restaurants, such as Rockpool Bar & Grill and Nobu, upgraded accommodation to five and six star standard in and adjacent to Crown Metropol Perth (previously the InterContinental hotel), expansive outdoor resort swimming pool taking advantage of Perth’s natural environment and climate, expanded conference and meeting facilities and an expanded and modernised casino and accompanying food and beverage outlets to meet world standards.

Since 2004, the number of people employed at the resort has grown from 2,400 to over 5,200 with a total annual wages bill of over $310 million making the resort the State’s largest single-site private sector employer.

Upon completion, the hotel and accompanying facilities are expected to provide employment for over 500 people and create an additional 700 construction and construction related jobs over the three year build.

Crown Perth has reached agreement in principle to pay the State Government $60 million to acquire the land for the development of the hotel. As part of the agreement in principle with the Government and to meet the expected increase in demand from a growing population and increased visitations to Perth and the resort, the Government has agreed not to oppose an application for 500 additional gaming machines and 130 additional gaming tables, including new private gaming salons. This increase in gaming product will be rolled out over the next five years and is subject to the approval of the Gaming and Wagering Commission of Western Australia.

The new hotel development is conditional upon various regulatory approvals being obtained. Crown Perth will work together with the State Government on such approvals to facilitate and expedite this exciting new project.

Crown Limited is committed to making Crown Perth a world class entertainment precinct to compete not only in the region, with the mega resorts in Singapore and Macau, but also globally, where large integrated resorts are increasingly being developed in an endeavour to capture a share of the expanding tourism market, particularly out of China.
http://www.crownhotels.com.au/crown-towers-perth/default-en.html
QUICK FACTS
HEIGHT: 105m/27st
GFA: Unknown
HOTEL ROOMS: 500
ARCHITECT: Hassell
DEVELOPER: Crown Limited
COST: $568m
CONTRACTOR: Brookfield Multiplex

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http://www.brookfieldmultiplex.com/newsfeed/view/brookfield_multiplex_preferred_contractor_for_crown_towers_perth_2013_10_29
https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/wa/a/22012202/designs-reveal-lap-of-luxury/
https://ywsinternational.com/projects/crown-perth-towers/
 

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This may be something obvious to everyone else, but can anyone say where these towers will stand in relation to the riverbank and the current Intercontinental? Looking across from East Perth will they be to the south (Herrison Island) or to the north (stadium) of the current hotel?
 

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Thank you sir; much obliged.

There's a crane that has just gone up on the south side. Part of the Crown site, or a different development?
 

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Thank you sir; much obliged.

There's a crane that has just gone up on the south side. Part of the Crown site, or a different development?
Probably for the multi-story carpark south of the casino.

Why have it so far from the Casino?

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Views. Access to land. Other potential uses for the dome site.
 

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It's not that far. look at how sprawled melb crown is... its all good. I just wish there was an outdoor focus...
 

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I posted this in the Stadiu thread, thought it has relevance here as well.

May explain the positioning of the build?

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Did anyone else read this article in The Australian?

If there is truth to it, it certainly stirs the word collusion in my mind.

Or is it simply a case of pure coincidence; Crown purchasing the Crown Towers land from the state at such a good price, Multi's securing the Crown Towers bid and Multi’s "widely tipped" to be front runners for the stadium?

Food for thought.


http://www.theaustralian.com.au/busi...-1226874989886



CROWN Resorts executive vice-president, strategy and development Todd Nisbet has confirmed the company held “high-level” discussions with the West Australian government over a potential entertainment precinct on Perth’s Burswood peninsula.

Mr Nisbet’s comments come after The Australian revealed speculation that Crown was looking to partner with Brookfield to develop a retail link between the new Burswood sports stadium and the casino operator’s new $500 million six-star hotel on an adjoining site.

Brookfield is widely tipped to pick up the contract to build the $1 billion stadium. Brookfield has also won the contract to build Crown’s nearby hotel complex, which will sit next to Crown *Resorts’ Burwood casino.

“There was a high-level conversation about what are the government’s thoughts for the entire Burswood peninsula if you are going to consider putting a stadium there,’’ Mr Nisbet said.

“There really never was anything meaningful. They said, ‘We would like to talk to you about a hotel and we want to do a stadium’ and that is it for now,” the highly regarded executive said.

“There is no live dialogue, no live dialogue,” he added.

Mr Nisbet’s comments come after West Australian Premier Colin Barnett distanced himself this week from the controversy surrounding Crown and Brookfield’s rumoured proposal.

In a brief statement, Mr Barnett told The Australian: “The government project is for a stadium in a parkland setting. The bids have been prepared on that basis only.”

In March, Mr Barnett told the state’s parliament that he was not aware of any plans by Crown to develop a retail precinct and pedestrian link between the hotel and the stadium.

“There is no proposal, to my knowledge — people can put in ideas if they want to — for some corridor or linkage of shops between the stadium and Burswood casino,” he said.

A spokeswoman for the Department of Premier and Cabinet added that Mr Barnett and Sports Minister Terry Waldron were not aware of the details of each bid due to confidentiality agreements.

Mr Nisbet said there was merit in considering developing a commercial precinct between the stadium and hotel.

“One of the things that Melbourne has done really well is they have created a critical mass of things to do pre and post game, at the MCG and Etihad Stadium,’’ he said.

Mr Nisbet said the current focus was the development of the hotel, which is expected to be completed by 2017.

“We have just broken ground now with Brookfield Multiplex on the hotel and we are focused on dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s on that project,’’ he said. “Then we have three years of getting it done ahead of us.’’
 

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they (big business/gov'mint) are all plotting to steal of tha city views from tha residents!
 

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I can't believe that it's somehow seen as a bad thing that different parties investing hundreds of millions of dollars in the same area were talking to eachother.
Absolutely agree.
Im reading this article in disbelief - somehow planning ahead and trying to create an integrated precinct between 2 major projects to better this city is a bad thing, unbelievable.
 
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