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The Hermitage Team would like to thank those who attended the Gledswood Village community update sessions last week.

06 September 2017
The Hermitage Team would like to thank those who attended the Gledswood Village community update sessions last week.
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Sekisui House continues community engagement for its authentic new heart at Gledswood Hills

06 September 2017
Gledswood Village at Gledswood Hills is a proposed mixed use retail, commercial, residential, entertainment and leisure precinct at the heart of The Hermitage masterplanned community.
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Sekisui House receives DA approval for first stage of The Orchards in Norwest, NSW

22 August 2017
Sekisui House has received DA approval for the first stage of its new masterplanned community, The Orchards, which will comprise 121 apartments over two buildings.
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Royal Shores wins Urban Taskforce Award for Best Urban Renewal Development

21 July 2017
Royal Shores, Ermington was last night announced as the winner for Best Urban Renewal Development in this year’s Urban Taskforce’s Development Excellence Awards.
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New retail precinct for West End in 20 years

12 July 2017
One of Brisbane’s oldest communities will soon be home to a major new retail and dining precinct, including Brisbane’s newest full-line supermarket.
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West Village releases "Heritage Collection" luxury residences

10 July 2017
West Village at West End, Brisbane is bucking an apartment market trend with the release of six luxury residences – two townhomes and four, three-bedroom executive apartments.
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New Milestone as Medical Centre Makes Ripley Home

23 June 2017
Another piece in the jigsaw has fallen into place at the burgeoning $1.5 billion Ripley Town Centre as a major medical healthcare provider has announced it will take up a tenancy. Essential health services will be within easy reach of Ripley Valley Residents.
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Product Diversity Attracts Local Ipswich Businessman

24 May 2017
PRODUCT diversity is continuing to attract buyers to Ecco Ripley’s $500 million masterplanned community in one of South East Queensland’s fastest growing regions.
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Introducing our new SHAWOOD story – Naturally Inspired

17 May 2017
This short video is an illustration of the connectivity between SHAWOOD’s organic design principles and elements of nature.
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Tilleys Turn House into a Home

08 May 2017
FIRST home buyers are taking full advantage of the $20,000 first home owners’ grant at global property developer Sekisui House’s Ecco Ripley community ahead of the expiry of the boosted offer at the end of June.
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Eggs Galore at The Hermitage

26 April 2017
The Hermitage's annual Easter event delighted our residents once again as friends, family and neighbours joined in the fun with our fluffy friend, The Easter bunny.
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Sekisui House Sets Top Standards with SHAWOOD

18 April 2017
With the recent launch of four new designs to the SHAWOOD home range, Domain took the opportunity to gain some insights from Makoto Ochiai, Product Development and Manufacturing Manager for SHAWOOD.
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Budding Golfers Raise over $6,000 For Breast Cancer Nurses

13 April 2017
​Seventy-two budding golfers this week took part in the seventh annual US Masters Breakfast Golf Tournament and raised over $6,000 for The McGrath Foundation. 
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Green Space and a Sense of Community

12 April 2017
SHAJU Verghese and his family moved to Brisbane from New Zealand last year for the sunshine, but it was the green space and a sense of community that led them to finally settle at Ecco Ripley.
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Prominent artist David Bromley takes up residence at West Village

31 March 2017
Sekisui House has partnered with prominent Australian artists David and Yuge Bromley for an artist-in-residence program at its Brisbane inner-city development West Village over the next 12 months.
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Brisbane Ice Cream Festival set to become an annual event for West Village

13 March 2017
THE inaugural Brisbane Ice Cream Festival last weekend has been declared a resounding success, leading organisers to announce it will become an annual fixture on Brisbane’s growing foodie calendar.
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Sekisui House continues strong growth in Australian Residential Property Market

10 March 2017
Sekisui House has recorded an impressive turnover for its Australian operations for 2016FY reaching in excess of $554 million, which reaffirms our continued rapid growth trajectory since entering the Australian market in 2009. 
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Ripley Town Centre Construction Under way

09 February 2017
THE $1.5 billion Ripley Town Centre that will service the rapidly growing Ripley Valley region in the Western Corridor of Ipswich is set to become a reality with construction under way on the highly anticipated project.
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Next Stage Sales release of West Village Brisbane precinct

06 February 2017
Lexington, the highly anticipated next residential release of stage one in West Village launched on Saturday 4th February 2017 at a public event held in both its West End Brisbane and Zetland Sydney display suites. 
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Sekisui House: Leading the greentech building revolution

01 February 2017
Sekisui House is the world's number one constructor of zero-energy houses, and a private sector pioneer on the frontline of the fight against climate change within the residential construction industry.
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Acclaimed West End artist teaches modern kids ancient art

29 January 2017
Internationally acclaimed ceramic artist Jane du Rand recently returned to West Village in Brisbane’s West End to engage local youngsters in the ancient art of mosaics as part of a community art project.
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22 December 2016
Hundreds of Sunshine Coast residents have had their say on the Yaroomba Beach proposal by Sekisui House, with more than two thirds of residents giving the $900 million coastal village plan the thumbs up.
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Surprise Santa Lands Early at The Hermitage

13 December 2016
Christmas cheer by chopper excites 200 of Gledswood Hills' youngest residents.
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Halloween 2016 at The Hermitage

01 November 2016
Sekisui House celebrated an evening with their residents by hosting a fun packed Halloween event within the masterplanned community, The Hermitage at Gledswood Hills.
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Charity Golf Day raises $10,000 for Positive Vibes Foundation

25 October 2016
Sekisui House was proud to be the principal sponsor of this year's Castle Hill Country Club Charity Day which was held on Friday 14 October 2016 in Baulkham Hills.
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Striving for Better - Interview with Toru Abe

25 August 2016
In an exclusive interview in the latest issue of CEO Magazine, Toru Abe, CEO & MD of Sekisui House shares the company's philosophies, what he's passionate about when it comes to residential development and how the company plans to keep exceeding their goals in Australia over the long term.
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Sunday Yumday draws foodies across Ripley

22 August 2016
PERFECT weather drew large crowds to Ecco Ripley’s first lifestyle pop up event on Sunday (August 21), where the food truck extravaganza brought the entire Ripley Valley region to life.
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ECCO Ripley cements piece of history

19 August 2016
SEKISUI HOUSE has today (August 19) unveiled a commemorative monument in its $500 million Ecco Ripley masterplanned community to acknowledge some of the key pioneers of the Ripley Valley.
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South West Sydney Primed for Real Growth

16 August 2016
Latest industry figures forecast growth in Sydney's south west region as The Hermitage at Gledswood Hills goes from strength to strength.
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Ecco Ripley Sales Run Sparks Prime Release

20 July 2016
DEVELOPER Sekisui House this weekend will unveil some of the best land parcels yet at its $500 million Ecco Ripley masterplanned community as it seeks to keep pace with intense buyer demand following $6 million worth of land and house-and-land package sales in June.
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07 July 2016
A beautiful new masterplanned community is growing in Baulkham Hills.
Inspired by nature and the rich history of the Hills district, Sekisui House is creating something truly unique at 47 Spurway Drive. This masterplanned community will be the epitome of balance, in the heart of the Garden Shire.
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Community Matters

29 June 2016
When looking at the options that are available to move into a new home, something that you might consider is the kind of community where you would like to build or buy your dream house. During this process it's important to take into account existing community facilities and amenities as well as what has been planned for the future, ensuring the community can accommodate for your family as their needs change.
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​How Sekisui House makes it easy to choose a new house design

29 June 2016
Choosing a new home can be an exciting, yet potentially daunting,  process. With so many options, it can be hard to know where to start. Fortunately, we have now made choosing your new home design even easier, with our stunning collection of complete homes. 
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5-Star Luxury Hotel deal secured with Starwood Hotels & Resorts at Coolum

22 June 2016
Sekisui House Australia has signed an agreement with Starwood Hotels & Resorts to plan and operate The Westin Coolum Resort & Spa in Queensland's Sunshine Coast. 
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Sekisui House Acquires Key Site in Norwest, NSW

19 June 2016
Sekisui House Australia has acquired an 8.1 hectare site located beside the picturesque fairways of the Castle Hill Country Club in Baulkham Hills to develop a master-planned residential community.
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'Speed Dating' for First Home Buyers

15 June 2016
Sekisui House prepares to host a 'speed dating' styled First Home Buyer information session as more first-time buyers from Ipswich seek a foothold in the local market.
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Joint partnership creates local job opportunities

02 June 2016
Challenge Employment and Training has partnered with Ripley Valley's principal developer Sekisui House to generate 90 new trainee positions for local residents with State Government support.
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Bennelong Bridge Instagram Competition Winner

30 May 2016
We are pleased to announce the winner of the Bennelong Bridge Instagram Competition. 
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Bennelong Bridge opens across Homebush Bay

24 May 2016
In a landmark event for residents of Sydney’s inner-west, Sekisui House has jointly opened the $63 million Bennelong Bridge connecting the peninsula suburbs of Wentworth Point and Rhodes.
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New release of SHAWOOD Homes Now On Sale From Sekisui House At The Hermitage

06 May 2016
Sekisui House announces the latest release of their highly innovative SHAWOOD homes at the award-winning masterplanned community ‘The Hermitage’ estate in Gledswood Hills, South West Sydney.
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Greg Norman tours Sekisui House's Japanese facilities

04 May 2016
Sekisui House has hosted golfing legend and international businessman, Greg Norman in a behind the scenes tour of its comprehensive manufacturing and research facilities in Tokyo, Japan. This follows the recent announcement by the parties achieving development approval for an Australian-first Greg Norman designed and constructed nine-hole golf course in Sydney’s The Hermitage estate at Gledswood Hills, NSW.
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Sekisui House commences community engagement for Sydney's new $300M Gledswood Village

28 April 2016

Sekisui House has appointed leading engagement specialists The Hornery Institute to collaborate with the local community to understand residents’ aspirations for a new mixed-use village centre at the $750 million award-winning ‘The Hermitage’ estate in Gledswood Hills, NSW.

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Building VS. Renovating

28 April 2016
There are many choices to make when it comes to your home, especially if you’re trying to decide if you should renovate your existing home or build a house from scratch, and working out what would best suit your needs, both now and into the future.
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07 April 2016
Sekisui House, has received Development Approval at the $750million award-winning estate ‘The Hermitage’ in Gledswood Hills for an $11million premium 9-hole Par 3 golf course and driving range, the first of its kind in Australia to be created by golf legend Greg Norman.
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House Designs Australia

02 March 2016
New house design - Are you doing it correctly? Our top 4 tips to make sure you’re on the right track.
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Sekisui House releases new residential options for Ecco Ripley, Queensland

29 January 2016
Sekisui House launched a range of duplex house and land packages priced from $311,000, as part of the Stage 4 land release at Ecco Ripley, Queensland, last week.
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Get pinning with Sekisui House, now on Pinterest!

18 December 2015
Now there’s an easier way to keep up to date with design trends and gather inspiration for your brand new home - we’ve just launched our first Pinterest account!
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Santa Clause visits The Hermitage Moonlight Cinema Event

12 December 2015
Hundreds of resident children delighted to see their favourite man in red arrive in a helicopter
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07 October 2015
First ‘Greg Norman-designed and built’ Par 3 golf course in Sydney to open at The Hermitage, Gledswood Hills.
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06 October 2015
The Ripley Valley now has positive proof that its newest community is sustainable.
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20 September 2015
Buyer’s appetite to live at The Hermitage in Gledswood Hills prevails.
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25 June 2015
Premium penthouse at The Address sells for $1.95 million.
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17 June 2015
Sekisui House has announced Coles will be Ripley Town Centre’s first anchor tenant, with works
scheduled to commence on site later this year.
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16 June 2015
Sekisui House’s commitment to preserving the natural environment is evident in their latest project at The Hermitage – the regeneration of South Creek Reserve, a site bordering the southern end of the estate, spanning 20 hectares of creek and parklands.
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09 June 2015
Ecco Ripley will be the first community in the Ripley Valley to feature Sekisui House’s brand new Fit&Finished home range, providing diverse and competitively priced turn-key housing to suit a range of buyers.
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07 November 2014
SHAWOOD homes by Sekisui House set to revolutionise Australia’s home building market.
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12 September 2013
Construction in Focus Magazine recently featured an insightful article on Sekisui House which provides an overview of our operations in Australia and an update on our various development projects.
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28 September 2012
Sekisui House wins its first accolades for their SHAWOOD homes at The Coolum Residences at the 2012 HIA-CSR Sunshine Coast /Wide Bay Housing Awards.
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