Georges River Sporting Museum Feasibility Study

The Georges River Sporting Museum Feasibility Study analysed the proposed space for the sporting museum in terms of size and type of function that was able to be delivered. It then assessed the competition and potential competitive position of the museum. Investigation of the potential community and commercial demand for a sporting museum then occurred[…]

Issues and Options Paper for Performing Arts Spaces (Indoor and Outdoor)

Hawkridge Entertainment Services were engaged by Coffs Harbour City Council to deliver an Issues and Options Paper for Performing Arts Spaces (Indoor and Outdoor).  The brief included reviewing and analysing outdoor and indoor performing arts, event and conference facilities, spaces and locations across the Coffs Harbour Local Government Area (LGA).  It also included identifying organisations[…]

Ryde Central Performance Space Financial Model

The Financial Model for the Ryde Central Performance Space (RCPS) was developed to assist Council to further understand the financial and operational implications of building and operating a performance space. The development of data for the Ryde Central Financial Model was undertaken between February and March 2019. Revenue and expenditure values were attained through a[…]

Marian Street Theatre Cafe Feasibility Study

The Marian Street Theatre Feasibility Study was conducted for Ku-ring-gai Council between August and September 2019 with the principal aim of investigating the feasibility of the concept for a café to be developed as part of the Marian Street Theatre project. The study analysed the proposed space for the café within the theatre in terms[…]

Flume Pools Review – International Centre for Training Excellence

The purpose of this report is to outline the background and potential inclusion of a swimming flume as part of the ICTE, specifically addressing: • A review of Flume Pools;• User groups/potential utilisation – type of athlete/swimming/rowing etc.;• Likelihood of use/potential attraction in having the equipment;• Indicative cost;• Benefits/risks of including swimming flume Pools in[…]

City of Ryde Cultural Facilities Review

The Cultural Facilities Review was undertaken throughout February, March and April of 2019 and aimed to gain a clear outline of the cultural infrastructure currently within the City of Ryde as well as the broader region, the future potential cultural infrastructure and ultimately determine how to ensure that the provision of infrastructure was appropriate. Hawkridge[…]

Mounties Entertainment Precinct Feasibility Study

The Mounties Entertainment Precinct Feasibility Study is a review of the concept for an entertainment precinct adjacent to the Mt Pritchard Mounties club. The precinct proposed includes a range of entertainment options including: Food and beverage options; Virtual Reality Gaming; Esports arena; Video Arcades; Conferencing spaces; Party rooms; Karaoke. The study was divided into five[…]

Leasing Strategy for the ICTE

Hawkridge Entertainment Services were engaged by Blacktown City Council to complete a leasing strategy for the International Centre for Training Excellence (ICTE) project at the Blacktown International Sports Park (BISP). The objective of the Leasing Strategy is to:• Identify suitable specialist practitioners and organisations as “partner” tenants for Council (or its Leasing Manager/agent) to negotiate[…]

Panel Member of the Regional Cultural Fund

Tim Long represented Infrastructure NSW on the Create NSW Regional Cultural Fund panel for both Round One and Two. The Regional Cultural Fund was established by the NSW Government to support the development of cultural infrastructure in regional NSW that enables bold, exciting and diverse arts and cultural activities. Through the investment of $100 million,[…]