Property Council of Australia reports:
He’s developed two retirement living villages, and both have taken home national property awards. Find out how managing director of Mbark, Adam Somerville, is rethinking retirement living.
Wivenhoe Village, a semi-rural retirement living development on the outskirts of Sydney, achieved national recognition earlier this month at the Property Council of Australia / Rider Levett Bucknall Awards.
Taking out the GHD Woodhead Award for Best Retirement Living Development, boutique developer Mbark was applauded for a new housing model that delivers a significant social dividend.
Located within Camden’s Kirkham Rise development, Wivenhoe offers more than seven kilometres of walking trails and cycleways through picturesque bushland, woodland parks and onsite dams.
Created through a joint venture with the land’s custodians, the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, Wivehoe Village provides new housing options for people who are accustomed to life on the land or larger lots, and want to downsize without losing privacy and space.
This isn’t the first win for family-owned Mbark. In 2014, Somerville and his team took out the same award for The Arbour, Berry…