Grocon takes out top award at UDIA for build-to-rent offering

Build-to-rent communities are the way of the future, providing more people with close access to community amenity at an affordable price.

An early example of one such community is the development that housed more than 6000 athletes and officials at this year’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Grocon’s Parklands Project, took out the top gong at the 2018 UDIA Qld Mitchell Brandtman Awards for Excellence on Friday, November 2.

The development is earmarked to become one of Queensland’s first built-to-rent communities was not only crowned with the President’s Award, it also took home the Master Planned Development award.

UDIA Queensland state president Ian Murray said the project, now named Smith Collective, was selected from the pool of category winners as it was the “best of the best” and was the largest built-to-rent community soon to be available in the state.

“It’s a new emerging sector for the Australian development industry and this is one of the first earliest examples in Queensland,” Mr Murray said.

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Source: News