For Immediate Release CROWN GROUP’S STAR-STUDDED EVENING ATTRACTS THOUSANDS (Sydney, Australia) Monday May 22, 2017 – More than 2000 people have flocked to attend a starstudded event highlighting Sydney's newest residential development. The latest residential project from multi-award winning Australian developer Crown Group, the $400-million dollar project Waterfall by Crown Group was unveiled at the Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park last Wednesday 17May 2017. The evening was a celebration of innovation and design and attracted more than 2000 guests including City of Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore, Prince of Malaysia HRH Tunku Naquiyuddin, Princess of Malaysia HRH Tunku Hayati, Crown Group Chairman and Group CEO Iwan Sunito, Crown Group CEO Paul Sathio, supermodel Paula Verhoeven. Former stars of Channel Nine's The Block; Shannon and Simon Voss, Event MC Sandra Sully, Model Rachael Finch and former Miss Universe Australia, Laura Dundovic. A surprise performance by ARIA-award winning, Australian songstress, Jessica Mauboy was a highlight of the entertainment filled evening. The Waterfall by Crown Group Unveiling was proudly sponsored by Platinum Sponsors; Building Management Australia, Cerrone Jewellers, Dial a Dump Industries, and Pacific Building Management Group. Gold sponsors; Moët & Chandon, Caroma, van der Meer, Sydney Plaster, SYNC by Hickory, JAG Plumbing, Micos Group, and Formtec Group; and Silver Sponsors; C&M Consulting Engineers, Donnelley Simpson Cleary Consulting Engineers, The Havencab Group, Rohy's Painting, JP&MC Tiling, G&S Maroun, Powcom, Erect Safe Scaffolding, ColorTile Projects, Metromix, MOITS and All Seasons Waterproofing. Guests were treated to the exclusive unveiling of the project model and the visionaries behind this unique 331-apartment development; set to feature Australia’s tallest man-made waterfall.. Crown Group Chairman and Group CEO Iwan Sunito said he was pleased to welcome so many guests to the unique event. “We’ve gathered the best of the best from across the property, design and architecture worlds alongside our VIP and celebrity guests, to join us for the unveiling of Waterfall by Crown Group,” Mr Sunito said. “After much-anticipation we are pleased to share our vision to create a building which will revolutionize the use of green space in residential developments,” he said. “The evening is a reflection of our continued push to go beyond the traditional boundaries of design to meet the needs of the future,” Mr Sunito added.
Designed by Sydney-based architects SJB, Waterfall by Crown Group will comprise three seven-storey buildings and an iconic 20-storey sculptural tower overlooking lush, tropical landscaping and a beautiful water garden. Public art is a key element of Waterfall: Mika Utzon Popov, grandson of Sydney Opera House architect Jørn Utzon, is creating a large-scale artwork integrated in the design. Waterfall by Crown Group offers a collection of luxury apartments including studios, one, two and threebedroom apartments, courtyard apartments and double-storey penthouses. The interiors offer fresh, natural modern luxury, utilising stone, timber and subtle hues. Natural luxury resonates through the communal spaces as well, including a tranquil recreational deck, an Infinity rooftop pool and a secluded bamboo-covered walkway. Residents will also enjoy a state-of-theart cantilevered gym, a rooftop cinema, function room with a catering kitchen, music room, and onsite retail.
The construction of Waterfall by Crown Group is scheduled for completion in 2020. Waterfall by Crown Group’s luxury apartments will be released for sale at a grand launch on June 17, 2017. The Waterfall by Crown Group display suite is open from 10am to 4pm, seven-days-a-week. A selection of apartments will be available for sale starting from $620 000. Crown Group is now accepting registrations of interest at www.waterfallbycrowngroup.com.au.
ENDS Media Interviews Chairman and Group CEO Iwan Sunito is available for a limited number of interviews on request. Editor’s Note Waterfall by Crown Group unveiling photos are available via email on request or available to download here. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/hladj4iihkyeozh/AABDt4gqpqs9Hs40ozoSSBkka?dl=0 Additional Images and video are available upon request including artist impressions, launch videos and computer-animated ‘fly-through’ footage of selected Crown Group developments.
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About Crown Group Crown Group Holdings (Crown Group) is a leading Australian property group specialising in property development, property investment and serviced apartments. The company was co-founded by architect Mr Iwan Sunito and engineer Mr. Paul Sathio with its first project in 1996. Iwan Sunito graduated with Bachelor of Architecture (Hons) and Master of Construction Management from University of NSW. In 1993 Iwan became a Registered Architect in NSW and was awarded the UNSW Eric Daniels award for excellence in residential design. In recent years Iwan received a number of awards including Indonesia’s Property & Bank Magazine Golden Leadership Award 2013, the 2013 Congress of Indonesian Diaspora Entrepreneur award and named a winner in the 2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Iwan Sunito was also named Urban Taskforce Australia’s 2015 Property Person of the Year. Paul Sathio graduated with a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and a Masters of Engineering Science from University of NSW. Paul has more than two decades’ experience in the construction and development industry. Past and recent projects Since the company was founded in 1996, Crown Group has successfully completed major developments in Sydney’s best locations including Bondi, Bondi Junction, Parramatta, Ashfield, Epping, Homebush, Newington, Pennant Hills and Rhodes and most recently Skye by Crown Group in North Sydney. Today, Crown Group boasts a large portfolio of projects under development and in the pipeline and is currently developing three major projects; Infinity by Crown Group in Green Square, the 28-storey V by Crown Group in Parramatta and a 22-storey residential tower Arc by Crown Group in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. Awards Crown Group has been awarded more than 20 high-profile industry awards including the 2016 International Property Awards Best Residential High Rise Architecture Australia for V by Crown Group Parramatta, 2015 Master Builders Australia (MBA) NSW Excellence in Construction Awards for Viking by Crown Group Waterloo and 2014 Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW President’s award – considered one of the highest property development accolades in Australia – for the seven-tower, resort-style development Top Ryde City Living.
Top Ryde City Living was also named best High-Density Development in Australia at the UDIA awards for excellence 2014 and a Master Builders Association Excellence in Housing award 2013. Crown Group’s innovative, waterfront development Sanctum by Crown was awarded a Master Builders Association Excellence in Housing award 2012 and its hugely-successful ICON at Homebush was awarded HIA’s (Housing Industry Association) CSR Housing Awards 2007 Apartment Project of the Year. Future launches Crown Group will launch its exciting new project Waterfall by Crown Group in June 2017. The first Skye Hotel Suites will open in 2017. www.crowngroup.com.au