Essence Support Coco!

April 18, 2019News

Essence are delighted and proud to sponsor and support Coco Marsters as she embarks on the forthcoming Manly Junior Rugby’s Under 11’s Representative side on their tour of New Zealand. Coco was first selected into the Junior Marlins Squad (boys), last season at Under 10’s and was the first girl to form part of a … Read More

Essence are now a member of UDIA NSW

March 12, 2019News

Essence are proud to be members of UDIA NSW in supporting their advocacy in the property industry. Essence’s Cameron Hay has been recently appointed to the UDIA NSW Infrastructure Committee. Cameron was delighted to accept the certification of membership from UDIA NSW President Michael Sheargold at the February Western Sydney Aerotropolis Luncheon.  . Essence Project … Read More

Our Team is growing!

February 20, 2019News

On the back of a successful 2018 we are delighted to announce the addition of the following staff to our growing team. Alice Croxson joins us as a Project Director with over 15 years’ experience in the industry. She brings a breadth and depth of experience across retail, residential, retirement living and government sectors, having … Read More

New Sydney Fish Market Design Revealed

November 6, 2018News

Essence is proud to be providing Project Management services to the Sydney Fish Market in connection with Sydney’s next iconic destination. This transformational project when completed will provide a new cultural precinct encompassing an authentic fish market experience, a world-class food and dining attraction and the new home for Sydney Fish Market. We look forward to … Read More

Cameron Hay joins Essence

October 5, 2018News

Essence are pleased to announce that Cameron Hay has joined the Essence team as a Project Director. Cameron brings almost 20 years’ of experience delivering civil engineering construction and consulting services in both government and private sectors. His broad exposure and understanding of differing clients and stakeholders will help us develop our business in the … Read More

Ioan Morgan joins Essence

August 15, 2018News

Essence is delighted to formally announce that Ioan Morgan has joined Essence as a Director and Shareholder effective 13 August 2018. Ioan joins us after almost nine years with Johnstaff Projects as a Principal of their NSW business and Director responsible for growing their successful Sydney business.  He brings to Essence an extensive CV of … Read More

Essence moves to Australia Square

July 30, 2018News

The Essence team has a new home! Effective 26 July Essence will be located at Level 17, Australia Square, 264 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000. We are delighted to be operating from one of Sydney’s most iconic and recognised heritage buildings. This commitment to a high profile CBD presence reinforces our position as one of … Read More

Essence Ladies Kylie and Lena hit the golf course

March 12, 2018News

Happy belated International Women’s Day! Essence ladies Lena and Kylie were busy celebrating at the Buildcorp women’s golf training day in the presence of some incredibly successful women. Thanks to @SueTurpie and @Buildcorp for the kind invitation. Great to see women building each other up, not only in business but in golf. We have so … Read More

Lachlan Figtree and Ben Adams join the Essence Team

February 13, 2018News

We are pleased to announce that Lachlan Figtree and Ben Adams have joined the growing Essence team as a Project Director and Project Manager. Lachlan joins our Urban Development team with 15 years’ experience delivering high-quality urban development projects for the private sector. Ben – fresh from the Macquarie Group Metro Martin Place Project – brings … Read More

Landcom Appoints Essence

January 30, 2018News

Essence is delighted to have been appointed as Project Manager for stages 4 -9 of the Airds Bradbury Renewal Project. The Project in the Campbelltown City Council LGA involves the long term rejuvenation of the Airds Bradbury public housing area, transforming the existing public housing into a master planned community of approximately 2,000 homes. Essence’s … Read More


December 19, 2017News

Well, with the party season nearly behind us, it is an opportune time to pause and reflect. “How has your year been?” is the question that I am most commonly asked – AWESOME is the honest answer! The biggest challenge now, is how to back it up next year and achieve awesomeness year after year. … Read More

Practical Completion issued at 65 Sussex Street

December 7, 2017News

Congratulations to M&L and Multiplex on achieving PC at the new West Hotel at 65 Sussex Street, Sydney. With PC achieved one month early and the hotel set to open Pre Christmas, this is a great outcome for the project team. The new addition will add 182 rooms to the Sydney Hotel market which continues … Read More

Adriana Malin joins the Essence team

September 14, 2017News

We are pleased to announce that Adriana Malin has joined the Essence team as Associate Director. Adriana will focus on developing our business in the urban development sector specifically with key government delivery arms. Adriana has over 15 years experience delivering high quality urban transformations in partnership with UrbanGrowth, Landcom, Land and Housing Corporation, Planning … Read More

Pontiac Land Group Appoints Essence

June 20, 2017News

The conversion of the Department of Lands and the Department of Education Buildings into a luxury hotel represents one of the most ambitious projects currently underway in the Sydney CBD. Pontiac Land Group along with their design team are in the process of transforming these assets into a 260 room hotel due for completion in … Read More

Julie Bindon joins the Essence board

June 13, 2017News

In exciting news, Essence is delighted to announce the appointment of Julie Bindon as a non-Executive Director of Essence with effect from 1 June. Julie is the founding Director, past CEO and Chairman of JBA Urban Planning Consultants. She is currently a part-time Director at JBA, a member of UrbanGrowth NSW’s Design Directorate expert panel, … Read More

Parramatta Council pushing the bounds of urban design

April 6, 2017News

‘Parramatta Square is one of the largest and most exciting urban transformation projects in the country and is central to Parramatta’s City Council vision to build Australia’s next great city.’ Parramatta Square is a $2billion mixed use redevelopment precinct located in the centre of the Parramatta CBD. The Parramatta Square development is one of the … Read More