Three PAYCE projects and the PAYCE Foundation have been named Finalists in the inaugural The Urban Developer Awards.

The Awards celebrate leadership and success in the industry and showcase the people, programs, places and projects that are positively shaping cities across Australia and New Zealand.

Jewel/Pierside at Wentworth Point is shortlisted in the Development of the Year – Mixed Use category.

Located adjacent to the Sydney Olympic Park ferry wharf at the northern tip of Wentworth Park, Jewel and Pierside were developed jointly by PAYCE and Sekisui House Australia.

Jewel has 256 apartments spread across three low-rise buildings in private and public landscaped surroundings. Pierside includes restaurants, convenience store, beauty and hair salons, a juice bar and a childcare centre.

Royal Shores on the Parramatta River at Ermington is shortlisted in the Development of the Year – Urban Regeneration category.

The urban renewal project was developed on former industrial land as a joint venture between PAYCE and Sekisui House Australia. The waterfront residential complex, comprising nine buildings and features a variety of connected community facilities, including the award-winning bespoke Halvorsen Park playground, picnic shelters, and barbeques.

Washington Park at Riverwood is shortlisted in the Excellence in Communities category.

The project is a public-private partnership between PAYCE and the NSW Government’s Land and Housing Corporation.

The development is a 3.5 hectare integrated urban renewal project comprising modern architecturally designed apartments, of which 150 are new social housing apartments. In addition, the community common facilities include a new public library, café, retail shops and community hub.

The PAYCE Foundation is shortlisted in the Excellence in Social Responsibility category.

The PAYCE Foundation was founded in 2016 and partners with a range of charities and community organisations to address the causes and effects of social disadvantage and misfortune, with a specific focus on addiction, mental illness, homelessness and domestic violence.

The winners of The Urban Developer Awards will be announced at a gala presentation event in Brisbane on 19 September 2018.