Packer reaches for the sky with his new $1.5 billion
Barangaroo casino resort - 30th November 2013
artist's impression of Barangaroo Sydney viewed from
the west. Source: Supplied
Packer's $1.5 billion Barangaroo casino resort will
stand 270m high if it wins approval, becoming Sydney's
tallest landmark after Sydney Tower, documents reveal.
plans also show a new pier would be built over the
Harbour at Barangaroo for an "innovation centre".
foreshore area in front of the resort would be widened
and at least 50 per cent of the Barangaroo South precinct
would be developed as public space.
Packer's Crown Resorts is now working to obtain the
planning approvals necessary to build what it promises
to be an "iconic" tower designed to capture
has previously indicated the tower would stand about
250m tall and the proposed increase may trigger opposition
from long-term opponents of the casino, including
Sydney Mayor Clover Moore.
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