Living Here

Quick Facts



Location

  • Located in the Illawarra Region of New South Wales
  • 90 minutes south approximately of Sydney
  • 20 minutes approixmately south west of the Wollongong CBD.

Timeframe

Construction is expected to commence in 2015 and will be developed over the next 20+ years.


Size / Population

The 609 hectare site will provide around 4,800 homes for approximately 12,500 residents.


Open Space & Recreation

  • Approximately 217 hectares, or more than 25 per cent of the site, will be dedicated to open space;
  • Approximately 50 hectares of the site will be for retail, community, education, commercial and employment uses.

Education

It is anticipated there will be three public schools (potentially two primary schools and one high school) and a future childcare centre in addition to the Tullimbar Primary School and Illawarra Christian School that are already established in the area.


Shopping & Lifestyle

Approximately 50 hectares of the site will be for retail, community, education, commercial and employment uses.

The first stage of the development includes a village centre for future convenience and specialty stores, office buildings and cafés. There will also be a town centre and multi-purpose community resource centre that will include a library.


Community

A community development program will assist in the formation of community groups to help new residents integrate into the community.


Living Options

Calderwood Valley will provide a diverse range of land and land and home packages to meet the needs of the community, including affordable housing products suited to first home buyers.

Orientation of streets and lots will respond to topography, sun aspect and prevailing breezes. Standard lot widths are 10m, 12.5m, 15m and 18.


Employment

More than 7,600 full time equivalent positions will be created during construction of Calderwood Valley over the life of the project (source: PwC Economic Impact Report commissioned by Lendlease in February 2010).


Local Economy

The project will inject an estimated $2.9 billion* into the local economy during the construction period in the form of payments to goods and service providers.

*Information taken from PwC Economic Impact Report (commissioned by Lendlease) February 2010.