Perth’s struggling economy could be given a long-term boost following the announcement that a proposal which would include the city’s tallest building has progressed beyond preliminary assessment stages.


In a joint announcement, State Premier Colin Barnett and World Trade Centre New York Association chairman Ghazi Abu Nahl said an unsolicited private sector bid to build a new World Trade Centre in Perth had progressed to the Stage Two detailed assessment phase under the government’s unsolicited bids policy and would now move forward into the detailed assessment phase.


Set to be located on 1.9 hectares of land between the Perth and McIvor train stations, the proposal will include two office towers of 75 metres and 36 metres in height with associated commercial, residential and recreational facilities which will include building above the train line.


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by Ahn Jae Wook | SOURCEABLE