Tag Archives: Barangaroo
- Crown Sydney finally gets gov’t nod after James Packer tweaks casino design
March 30, 2016
James Packer is finally a step closer to breaking ground on his $2 billion Sydney casino. On Tuesday, the New South Wales government gave the go signal for Crown Resort’s casino and six-star hotel project on Sydney’s waterfront at Barangaroo, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. The government’s consent, however, came...
- Crown Resorts continues push to get approval for Barangaroo casino project
February 1, 2016
Casino operator Crown Resorts is busy persuading the New South Wales government to approve its $2 billion casino project in Barangaroo. The Sydney Morning Herald reported that James Packer’s company has ramped up its government lobbying efforts as it and developer Lend Lease work through the approval process. According to...
- The Star to build $500m hotel to compete with Crown’s Barangaroo project
January 4, 2016
Sydney casino war continues as The Star reveals plan to build a $500m hotel to compete with rival Crown Resorts. Casino operator The Star Entertainment Group is in discussions with the New South Wales government to build a 360-room hotel at its casino complex at Sydney’s Darling Harbor. The company are in...
- Sydney officials: Crown Resorts project ‘symbol of inequality’
September 15, 2015
Sydney's city council wants to know why Crown Resorts wants to build the "landmark tower" of its hotel, casino and residential project on land that's originally allotted for parkland. A Casino News Daily report quoted members of the council who said the proposed Crown Resorts project is already at risk...
- James Packer makes a last pitch for Brisbane casino license
July 13, 2015
Crown Resorts boss James Packer has made a final pitch to win the Queen’s Wharf casino license, saying that he can turn Brisbane into a world-class destination much as he did in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. In an interview with the Sunday Mail, Packer said the company is “going the...
- Echo Entertainment: James Packer’s Barangaroo plan legally flawed
May 12, 2015
Australian casino operator Crown Resorts’ rival Echo Entertainment has claimed that James Packer’s planned Crown Sydney casino resort in Barangaroo is legally flawed. An assessment done by Wentworth Selborne Chambers on behalf of Echo said that modifications to Crown's proposal "would be open to judicial review proceedings in Class 4...
Melco Crown preps rebirth as Melco Resorts & Entertainment
March 17, 2017