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Meinhardt Appointed To Moonee Valley Race Course Redevelopment

A joint venture between leading superannuation fund Hostplus and highly acclaimed property developer Hamton, has appointed Meinhardt as civil engineers for the $2billion redevelopment of the Moonee Valley Racecourse into a dynamic urban lifestyle precinct, which is being undertaken in partnership with Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC).


The redevelopment will deliver:

  • A world class thoroughbred racing centre reflecting The Valley’s international status as the home of the world’s equal highest-rated turf race, the Ladbrokes Cox Plate, and Australia’s home of night racing
  • A new grandstand designed by Cox Architecture, re-oriented racetrack and redeveloped infield.
  • New community, business, recreation and leisure facilities
  • A thriving contemporary lifestyle and residential precinct
  • A key tourism destination for Victorian, interstate and international visitors
  • New community and commercial partnership opportunities

“The development of this urban renewal project will bring opportunities for coordinated, master planned, site wide infrastructure and civil engineering.  We will work hard to ensure the outcome meets and exceeds the expectations of the community, project stakeholders and members of Moonee Valley Racing Club,” said Scott Carne, Associate – Land Development.

“The engagement on this project cements Meinhardt capability as leaders in Civil Engineering, Infrastructure and Development Master Planning of large scale urban renewal projects across Australia and the world,” he added.

“It will deliver a huge range of benefits for the entire community over the next century,” said MVRC Chairman Don Casboult. ““The scale and ambition of this project is unparalleled. The Valley of Tomorrow will respect our great heritage while creating a wonderful new environment for all to enjoy.”

Hamton Executive Chairman, Paul Hameister said: “The redevelopment of the entire site will be considered as one integrated precinct. One that is a great place to live, work and visit, with new public parks and facilities, destinational food and beverage, complementary retail, innovative work-spaces and world class residential homes. Our aim is to deliver an enduring legacy of which we can all be proud.”

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