Innovation & Excellence Awards Website 2015

This award is for a retirement living development where no less than 50 units or dwellings have been completed in a new or refurbished development.

Eligible entrants are developments or refurbishments that have been completed in the previous five years, have been operating for at least one year as at 31 December 2014 and have not previously won the award.

The award is open to members of the Property Council of Australia only. Innovation in your responses should be clearly expressed.

Lend Lease Award for Best Retirement Living Development (4 finalists)

Name of Development State Owner Nominator
Monash Green Retirement Village ACT Goodwin Aged Care Services Limited AMC Architecture
Novacare Busselton Village WA Novacare Busselton Village Pty Ltd Novacare Management Pty Ltd
The Heights Retirement Village SA Australian Property Projects Group Area Construction & Australian Property Projects Group
Victoria Grange Retirement Village VIC Australian Unity Retirement Living Services Australian Unity Retirement Living Services



Lend Lease is one of Australia’s largest owner, operator, developers of retirement living communities, with villages across Australia and New Zealand. They deliver an integrated range of capabilities, including asset/property management, design, development and sustainability. Lend Lease is committed to creating the best places to enhance the lives of their residents on a daily basis; through the delivery of high-quality facilities and amenities, the provision of resident services and an overwhelming sense of community connection. All of their villages are designed and managed with their residents in mind!

Monash Green Retirement Village (ACT)
Owned by Goodwin Aged Care Services Limited and nominated by AMC Architecture

Monash Green is an impressive development that underscores why downsizing can mean upsizing in terms of amenity, liveability and community engagement.  Constructed over seven years, Monash Green sets a new benchmark for retirement living developments, combining smart technology and innovative design with a high level of service.