Westfield Carousel Shopping Centre’s redevelopment has commenced

Since Westfield Carousel Shopping Centre is only a short 4 minute drive from Walnut Grove, we are excited to announce that the first stage of Westfield Carousel's exciting redevelopment has begun!

This redevelopment will see the creation more retail, dining and entertainment additions. The introduction of David Jones will anchor a new fashion mall that will be home to more than 60 new stores, a multi-deck carpark, an open-air lifestyle and leisure precinct, a fully refurbished 14-screen Hoyts cinema, and 12 new restaurants providing an unrivalled international dining offering for the local community.

Works are due for completion late 2018.

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For more information, visit www.westfield.com.au/carousel/development. 

FHOG Boost & Keystart Loans – 2017

On 27 December 2016, the Government announced a temporary $5,000 boost to the FHOG. The existing FHOG is $10,000, therefore for eligible first home buyers, that equates to a saving of $15,000 off your first home PLUS free stamp duty.  

Eligible first home buyers who enter into a contract between 1 January and 31 December 2017 to purchase a new home between those dates will receive the boost.

On 27 December 2016, Keystart Loans also updated their lending policy. The changes announced sees income limits increase up to $20,000, making it easier to for Western Australians to qualify for a Keystart Loan. 

Under the changes:

  • Singles can be earning up to $90,000 (previously $75,000)

  • Couples can be earning up to $155,000 (previously $95,000)

  • Families can be earning up to $135,000 (previously $155,000)

For further information, visit www.finance.wa.gov.au and www.keystart.com.au to find out more. 

Camberwell Corner – Ready to move in

Construction of our 5 villas in Camberwell Corner is complete.

The double brick & tile villas are 2 bedroom x 1 bathroom plus an undercover carport. 

One of our villas is currently available for rent. For all enquiries, please contact us at admin@challengedevelopments.com.au. 

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Walnut Grove – Project Update

Site works for Walnut Grove is coming along well.

This is what has happened since our last project update.

  • Topsoil stripping has been completed.

  • Plumbing and drainage works are underway.

  • Stormwater tanks installed end of May. 

  • Site pegging has been completed.

  • Pre-start selections and electrical drawings have been completed.

  • Western Power and NBN works have commenced.   

  • Due to sales success, Walnut Grove will be developed in 2 phases (instead of 3). Phase 1 is expected to be completed in mid 2017. Walnut Grove is expected to be fully completed by mid 2018. 

  • For more information one Walnut Grove, visit the project website www.mywalnutgrove.com

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$9.7m makeover for Midland’s historic railway workshops

We have two upcoming projects in Midland.

Midland is currently undergoing exciting revitalisation. Below is a recent news article published in the West Australian about the current plans for Midland's historic railway workshops. 

The design for Midland’s newest public open space near the historic railway workshops has been unveiled, with $9.7 million allocated in the State Budget for the renovation.

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The transformation in the Midland Railway Workshops precinct will include a public space at Railway Square, predicted to be nearly twice the size of Perth's Forrest Place. 

Planning Minister Donna Faragher said the Government aimed to revive Midland's industrial and innovative history.

"For more than 90 years, Midland Railway Workshops were the centre of social and community life for generations of railway workers and local people living in the area," she said.

The new area will include alfresco dining, water features and public art but also acknowledge the area's heritage with a "ceremonial" railway line.

"We are creating a dynamic urban village, a place where people can live, work and invest, and an important commercial, residential and recreational activity centre," Ms Faragher said.

Most of the work will be finished next year. 

Tiffany Warne – The West Australian, 23 May, 2016.

Walnut Grove site works have commenced!

Siteworks have started at Walnut Grove, and on top of the to-do-list is site clearing.

Once site clearing has finished, earthworks can begin. Earthworks include the provision of drainage, plumbing, power, sewerage, stormwater and roads.

The development of Walnut Grove is on schedule, thanks to our team at Dasco Building Group and Exal. 

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Project Launch: Walnut Grove @ 35 Camberwell St, Beckenham

We have just launched our newest project called Walnut Grove.

Walnut Grove represents an exceptional residential and investment opportunity in the emerging suburb of Beckenham. Designed as a 'mini-estate' comprising of 38 privately owned villas and townhouses on individual lots in a survey-strata plan, each home is ready-to-move-in with quality fixtures and fittings, covered carport and your own private courtyard. 

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Walnut Grove is an opportunity for you to realise your home ownership dreams at an affordable price. Finally, a modern home in an established suburb that cleverly merges contemporary with traditional.

Visit the project website mywalnutgrove.com.

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27 Camberwell Street – Project Completion

Our sold out development at 27 Camberwell Street is now complete! 

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Upcoming projects for Challenge Developments in early 2015 are The Colonnade @ 348 Railway Parade, Camberwell Corner and Walnut Grove. 

Please email us at admin@challengedevelopments.com.au for all enquiries.