Lend Lease Communities

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Lend Lease Communities
(trading as Lend Lease)
Type Division
Industry Real estate development
Founded 1958 (Adelaide)
Headquarters Sydney, Australia
Key people Toni Milis (Head)
Products Master Planned Communities
Residential Built Form
Town Centres
Private Finance Initiatives
Sales & Leasing
Revenue see Lend Lease Corporation
Employees Circa 400 (2008)
Subsidiaries Lend Lease Residential
Lend Lease Communities Town Centres
Lend Lease Realty
Lend Lease Property Management
Website www.lendleasecommunities.com.au

Lend Lease Communities (trading as Lend Lease, formerly Delfin Lend Lease) is the Australian Master Planned Communities arm of property and infrastructure company Lend Lease Corporation, an Australian-based global property and infrastructure solutions company.

History[edit]

Originally named Delfin, the company was established as a 'Development Finance' (Del-fin) arm of the now ANZ bank.

After separation from ANZ, Delfin Property Group was acquired by Lend Lease Corporation in 2001 for $172 million (AUD). Upon acquisition, Delfin Property Group was de-listed and became Delfin Lend Lease, a subsidiary company of Lend Lease Corporation.[1]

As part of corporate restructures in 2009, it was announced that previously separate business units would be merged into an entity known as 'one Lend Lease'. Whilst the announcement of 'one Lend Lease' was based on business structural changes, each business unit retained the individual branding entities. It is thought that this re-structure announcement, and the resultant automatic role demotions of the business unit CEO's, resulted in the resignation of Delfin Lend Lease's then CEO David Keir, who began a post as Managing Director and CEO of the Devine Group later that year.[2]

On 17 Feb 2011 Lend Lease Corporation announced a rationalisation of its brands in order in increase recognition of the Lend Lease name. Some of the group's brands were immediately renamed,[3] however as Lend Lease's primary consumer business, Delfin did not.[4] On 9 September 2011, Delfin Lend Lease officially transitioned to Lend Lease Communities, or Lend Lease for short.[5]

Operations[edit]

The company operates across Australia. In all of these states, Lend Lease's Communities Business develops large, master planned communities. The company runs additional businesses[6] in certain markets, this includes built form, town centres, construction and finance depending on size and location of each community.[7]

Over its 50 year history, Lend Lease Communities has developed a number of communities throughout Australia with a high level of backlog land.[8] These communities include:

New South Wales

  • Bingara Gorge, Wilton (current)[9]
  • Nelsons Ridge, Sydney (current)[10]
  • Ropes Crossing, Sydney (current)[11]
  • The New Rouse Hill, Sydney (current)[12]
  • Jordan Springs, Penrith (current)[13]
  • Wattle Grove, New South Wales, Sydney (completed 1992)


Queensland

  • Forest Gardens, Cairns (current)[14]
  • Riverside Gardens, Townsville (completed 2009)
  • Forest Lake, Queensland, Brisbane (completed 2004)
  • Hyatt Coolum, Sunshine Coast (current)[15]
  • Twin Waters, Sunshine Coast (completed 2009)
  • North Shore, Sunshine Coast (completed 2006)
  • The Rocky Springs Project, Townsville (upcoming)[16]
  • Springfield Lakes, Ipswich (current)[17]
  • Vantage at Springfield Central (upcoming - apartments)[18]
  • Spring Mountain, Ipswich (upcoming)
  • Ripley Valley, Ipswich (upcoming) joint venture with Sekisui
  • Varsity Lakes, Gold Coast (current)[19]
  • Woodlands, Brisbane (current)[20]
  • Yarrabilba, Brisbane (upcoming)[21]
  • Fernbrooke Ridge, Redbank Plains (current)[22]
  • Logan Reserve, South East Queensland (upcoming)


Victoria

  • Caroline Springs, Melbourne (current)[23]
  • Craigieburn, Melbourne (current)[24]
  • Edgewater, Melbourne Inner City (current)[25]
  • Lakeside Pakenham, Melbourne (current)[26]
  • Laurimar, Melbourne (current)[27]
  • Atherstone, Melbourne (upcoming)


South Australia

  • Golden Grove, Adelaide (completed)
  • West Lakes, Adelaide (completed)
  • Mawson Lakes, Adelaide (current)[28]
  • Gawler East, Gawler (upcoming)
  • Blakes Crossing, Adelaide (current)[29]


Northern Territory

  • Fairway Waters, Darwin (completed)
  • The Chase, Darwin (completed)


Australian Capital Territory

  • Forde, Canberra (current)[30]
  • Springbank Rise, Canberra (current)[31]


Western Australia

  • Alkimos, Perth (upcoming)[32]
  • Coolbellup, Perth (upcoming)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lend Lease buys Delfin
  2. ^ http://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/article/Brisbane-developer-announces-new-CEO/510478.aspx
  3. ^ http://www.lendleaseseniorliving.com.au/
  4. ^ http://www.delfinlendlease.com.au/magazine/delfin/blueprint/pages/page3.swf
  5. ^ http://laurimaronline.com.au/Delfin-is-now-Lend-Lease/default.aspx
  6. ^ http://www.lendleaseseniorliving.com.au/retirement
  7. ^ Delfin Lend Lease Approach
  8. ^ Delfin Lend Lease gets set for record build
  9. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects.aspx?ev=2,0&key=Bingara
  10. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/nelsons-ridge.aspx
  11. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/ropes-crossing.aspx
  12. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/the-new-rouse-hill.aspx
  13. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/jordan-springs.aspx
  14. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/forest-gardens.aspx
  15. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/hyatt-coolum.aspx
  16. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/rocky-springs.aspx
  17. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/springfield-lakes.aspx
  18. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/springfield-lakes.aspx
  19. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/varsity-lakes.aspx
  20. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/woodlands.aspx
  21. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/yarrabilba.aspx
  22. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/fernbrooke-ridge.aspx
  23. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/caroline-springs.aspx
  24. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/craigieburn.aspx
  25. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/edgewater.aspx
  26. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/lakeside-pakenham.aspx
  27. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/laurimar.aspx
  28. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/mawson-lakes.aspx
  29. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/blakes-crossing.aspx
  30. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/forde.aspx
  31. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/springbank-rise.aspx
  32. ^ http://www.lendlease.com/en/Group/Lend-Lease/Australia/Projects/alkimos.aspx

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