For much of the 20th century, Chippendale was one of Sydney’s ‘no-go’ zones: an area where prostitution, hard drinking and crime were rife.
However, today Chippendale is one of the most rapidly gentrifying suburbs in Sydney, a place of education, creativity, cutting edge architecture and quirky cafes and restaurants.
29-43 Balfour Street is a well-positioned building, full of character building with a history going back to the wool trade days.
The site offers a large freehold asset of 972 sqm of land with three street frontages and a building area of some 2560 sqm.
Frasers Property has undertaken the $1 billion redevelopment of adjoining Kent Brewery site of some 5.8 hectares and have created an urban village mix of apartments, offices, shops, restaurants and public park, with major heritage buildings retained and restored.
The area is also a hub of education infrastructure including UTS, Sydney University and Notre Dame.
Transport connections are extensive, with a variety of transport modes. The multi-million dollar redevelopment of Sydney Central Station is close by.
SJB Architects and Interiors are working on creating a leading edge commercial space that will accommodate users from the technology sector, education services and professional services.