81,000 Sydney Homes Not Built Due to Missing Infrastructure: UDIA
Su-Lin Tan | Financial Review
Delayed infrastructure construction in greenfield areas has curtailed the supply of as many as 81,000 homes in NSW, an investigation by the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW reveals.
UDIA studied the north-west and south-west growth areas of Sydney and reports that the delivery of six infrastructure projects including electricity zone substations and sewer pump stations could have unlocked 43,000 homes in the south-west including Austral and Leppington much sooner.
In new north-west suburbs such as Marsden Park, Box Hill and Riverstone East, delayed infrastructure construction could have curtailed about 38,000 dwellings…(Read the full story)