The Arbour in regional NSW wins Best Retirement Living Development

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The first village to be developed by partners James Robinson, John Leo and Adam Somerville (pictured), The Arbour, was recognised with the Property Council of Australia 2014 Innovation and Excellence Awards – Best Retirement Living Development, on Saturday night.

It has been a 10 year journey with construction commencing in 2008 as the GFC hit and with BankWest as their bankers. They have however built and sold 80 of the 113 planned units and hold 30 deposits. The

Arbour is located in Berry, two hours south of Sydney.
Sponsored by Colliers, the other award finalists were:
Name of Development State Owner Nominator
Annie Green Court NSW Mission Australia Mission Australia
IRT Kangara Waters ACT IRT Group IRT Group
Living Choice Glenhaven NSW Living Choice Australia Ltd Living Choice Australia Ltd
Selandra Rise Retirement Village VIC Stockland Development Pty Ltd Stockland
Seniors Living Community North East Development. SA Masonic Homes Limited Masonic Homes Limited