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Laundy buys The Bayview Hotel Woy Woy
8 December 2021
The Laundy Hotel Group have acquired the Bayview Hotel, Woy Woy in an off-market transaction for a reported $38 million – the highest price ever paid for a country pub in NSW.  Meanwhile construction has started on Lone Pine Plaza, 357 Ocean Beach Road, Umina Beach for the Laundy Hotels Group. The breaking ground event on Monday 15th October saw local builder Pluim Group start construction on the $10 million project that will comprise a mix of retailers anchored by an IGA Superma...
Vice-Chancellor agrees to another five years
8 December 2021
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Newcastle is to lead the institution for another five years, after agreeing to renew his contract until 2026.  Professor Alex Zelinsky, AO has been in the role since November 2018, leading the development of its ‘Looking Ahead’ Strategic Plan 2020-2025. Under the leadership of Professor Zelinsky, the University has also celebrated its heritage on the Central Coast with a new presence at Gosford with the completion of the University o...
89 John Whiteway Drive unit development “positive contribution to the Gosford city centre”
12 November 2021
The NSW Planning Department has consented to the Development Application for a State Significant Development comprising four residential unit blocks at 89 John Whiteway Drive, Gosford. The $198.3 million `resort style’ development on the former Gosford quarry site will comprise four buildings ranging in size from 6 to 12 storeys with 260 apartments and 400 space basement car park around a garden and pool setting and was designed by Gosford architects ADG Architects. The development wa...
Economic development on the Central Coast
12 November 2021
This month we publish the 29th edition of The Central Coast – A Better Business Environment, Investment Prospectus 2021-22 Edition This publication, supported this year by Regional Development Australia – Central Coast (RDACC) but mostly local Central Coast businesses, was first published in 1993 as an initiative of CCBR and was the first regional investment prospectus in Australia to promote investment and economic development in the region. It has been produced annually ever si...
Lawrie McKinna – Chair, Regional Development Australia Central Coast (RDACC)
12 November 2021
Despite only having called the Central Coast home for the past sixteen years, Lawrie McKinna is a man who needs no introduction in the region. Whether in football, local politics, for his many fundraising initiatives or in his current role as Chair of the RDACC, he is known and loved for his glass half full attitude and knack for bringing people together and making things happen. Lawrie achieved enormous success as a football player and coach and remarkable results as Gosford Mayor, working ...

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