Downsizer's drive stage 1 of Aqualand's $1 billion AURA project to 70% sold

08/12/2021 |

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Demand has soared at AURA,Aqualands $1 billion North Sydney mixed-use tower, with 70 per cent of the first stage already sold.

Local downsizers have been the keenest of buyers so far in the luxury tower, with three-bedroom apartments priced from $3 million proving the most popular as house prices skyrocket across the state.

Two of the sub penthouses sold for $8 million and $8.15 million, with one of the penthouses selling to a local Mosman downsizer.

The attraction for the majority of buyers was the mixed of being in a leafy residential location, near North Sydney Oval, while also being aware of all of the transformation of the suburb with extensive investment planned.

Heavy government and private investment in North Sydney has been laid out, with 19 key projects to reinforce Miller Street as the civic spine of North Sydney, delivering over 17,000 sqm of new parks and plazas, creating a new network of laneways, and improving pedestrian safety and amenity.

The closure of Miller Street to cars will open a 7,450 sqm public plaza outside the Metro Station and a new smaller plaza outside the post office.

Plans are in place to turn the tramway viaduct into a large active recreation space and new laneways running between buildings and spaces will create hidden pockets of North Sydney, with new cafes and bars and walking trails.

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