North Sydney Council engaged SGL to prepare financial models for a number of Master Plan options that were being prepared by Brewster Hjorth Architects. The financial models were to be supported by an accompanying Catchment and Market Analysis Report which was to inform each different scenario in the modelling.
The financial model for each option forecast the projected operating revenue and expenditure for a period of 2, 5, 10 and 20 years after opening to assist Council in determining a payback period if the project was to be funded through commercial borrowings.Services: Facilities
Gympie Regional Council had resolved to establish a new aquatic centre in Gympie and was undergoing a detailed design process for the facility. A range of management options had been considered by Gympie Regional Council including, in-house management, fee for service and out-sourcing.
SGL was to prepare a detailed management and operations specification to:
Identify and articulate the service expectations of Gympie Regional Council
Present the expectations in a manner that ensures they are able to be readily understood by prospective managers
Provide a recommendation in regards to management model for consideration by GRC
This project was commissioned by the City of Boroondara, a large municipality in Melbourne. It involved a comprehensive review of its existing sport and recreation provision. Based on extensive community engagement, a long term planning framework is being developed.Services: Evaluation, Facilities, Planning, Sport
The Northern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (NSROC) engaged SGL to consolidate and update information on the development of synthetic sports fields in the region, either on new sites or through redevelopment of existing turf fields.
The plan outlined a strategic and efficient approach to the regional provision of synthetic sports fields which maximises community benefits.Services: Evaluation, Facilities, Planning, Sport
The purpose of the project was to construct a Sports, Cultural and Recreational Complex that could be reconfigurable to encompass a multi-purpose Great Hall for Exams, Graduations and Events. The multi-purpose hall was to be located partially underground, rising to form a Plaza and amphitheatre integrated with the adjacent Høj Plaza and Jeffrey Smart Building.
The facilities also had to contain a gym/fitness centre, pool, plenary spaces, back of house and storage and Audio Visual technologies were to be embedded in all indoor and outdoor facilities and provide for a multitude of functions.Services: Evaluation, Facilities, Sport