St Hilliers’ development reaches major milestone

Artist impression of the State Finance Building

Friday, May 25, will mark a milestone for property development and construction company St Hilliers, with it’s 32 Mann St development in Gosford reaching the highest point in the building of the structure.

The organisation will celebrate the milestone for the NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation building with a Topping Out ceremony. The celebration of construction meeting this highpoint means that the 1.1-hectare mixed-use commercial building is one step closer to providing 300 local job opportunities at the relocated NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (DFSI) offices, according to St Hilliers. “The 32 Mann St development is more than just about the bricks and mortar,” said Mr Dan Hinton, Group General Manager, St Hilliers. “It is about building opportunities and connecting communities,” Mr Hinton said.

“We are proud to be a part of creating local jobs and developing the Gosford CBD as a key business hub, located just one hour from Sydney,” he said. “Progress is tracking well and on schedule with the building expected to be open in late 2018,” he said. “While development and construction is our expertise, we also pride ourselves on ensuring the community is engaged from the onset of our projects. “We have achieved this with the 32 Mann St development and intend to continue to work with local businesses, residents and Council to ensure they remain part of the progress of the development of the remainder of this site.”

Member of the NSW Legislative Council, Mr Taylor Martin, said: “This project supports the future development of the Gosford CBD as a centre for business and employment on the Central Coast. “It will improve value for NSW taxpayers and deliver world-class, fit for purpose, office space for DFSI staff,” Mr Martin said. “The Topping Out is a great achievement for the development and for the Central Coast CBD,” he said. “The Government is leading the way in delivering on relocating jobs to the Central Coast and contributing to making Gosford a vibrant city. “This is best demonstrated by 60 per cent of inductees to the 32 Mann St site residing in the Central Coast and Hunter regions. “Six of these inductees are also apprentices, demonstrating both the Government’s and St Hilliers’ commitment to youth and local job participation,” he said.

Source: Media release, May 23 Katey Small, Brilliant Logic