• 785
    Jobs created
  • $993 million

The Festival Plaza Redevelopment consists of three separate major capital projects being undertaken in and around the site of the former Hajek Plaza.

$993 million of public and private investment will deliver a unique, world-class hub for the arts, culture, tourism, entertainment and commercial sectors.

The state government is investing $213 million to deliver upgrades to the Festival Plaza Public Realm and the Adelaide Festival Centre’s fa├žade and lobbies.

Walker Corporation will invest $450 million to construct an integrated development, incorporating:

  • 1,560 parking spaces
  • 40,000m2 of premium office accommodation
  • A 5,000m2 retail building to the north of the Parliament House

SkyCity is investing $300 million to deliver a new six-star hotel and expanded gaming, event and dining facilities; and a further $30 million to upgrade its existing premises within the Railway Station Building.

Investment breakdown:

  • State Government:     $213 million
  • Walker Corporation:   $450 million
  • SkyCity Casino:          $330 million
  • Total investment:        $993 million

This projects is expected to support approximately 785 jobs per year over the life of the project.

Project start:
October 2016
Expected completion:
Current status:
Under construction