SYDNEY: Eco World International Berhad (EcoWorld International) has reached a pivotal construction milestone with the topping out of its AUD315 million West Village project in Parramatta, Sydney and at 40-levels high, is one of only a handful of skyscrapers proposed for the growth corridor to reach its full height.
EcoWorld International celebrated the occasion with an intimate onsite ceremony, attended by the Mayor of Parramatta, Lord Mayor Bob Dwyer, Executive Vice Chairman of EcoWorld International Tan Sri Liew Kee Sin and President & CEO of EcoWorld International Dato’ Teow Leong Seng.
West Village is EcoWorld International’s first Australian project. The other is Yarra One in Melbourne which is also under construction and will top out in February 2020. Designed by world-class architecture firm Woods Bagot and featuring landscaping by Myles Baldwin, West Village has secured a 95% take-up rate, with buyers eager to capitalise on its enviable location to Westfield Parramatta shopping centre and the train station, as well as a wide selection of trendy restaurants, bars and boutiques cafes.
As Sydney’s second Central Business District (CBD), Parramatta is undergoing significant transformation with major infrastructure projects and development to cater to employment opportunities and a growing population. West Village will sit alongside already completed skyscrapers including Altitude, Skyrise and the soon to be complete 4 Parramatta Square, which is earmarked for completion in 2020.
Commenting on the topping out of West Village, EcoWorld International Australia’s CEO Yap Foo Leong said: “West Village is our first Australian project to top out and it is an honour to celebrate the occasion alongside Lord Mayor Bob Dwyer. We have always held the view that Parramatta would be the next growth area for Sydney due to its central geographical location in New South Wales and its excellent infrastructure and amenities. Parramatta truly suits our hallmark for rolling out quality developments in prime locations that can cater to the local needs of the residents, and the success West Village has experienced confirms the prediction that Parramatta is set to become the new CBD.”
West Village offers 398 luxury light-filled apartments with spectacular grand balconies with residential amenities including a tower rooftop complete with BBQ facilities, a virtual golf room, a piano room and a stunning podium sky garden for residents to relax and unwind in. On the ground floor across three street frontages, West Village will feature vibrant ground-floor retail and intimate alfresco dining precinct with delectable restaurants and cafes.