THE South Australian Government last week announced that a consortium led by Ashton Raggat McDougall (ARM) has been awarded the contract to prepare a master plan for Adelaide's Riverbank Precinct.
Infrastructure Minister Patrick Conlon said he had great confidence that the successful consortium – which also includes Taylor Cullity Lethlean and Aurecon – had the experience and track record to bring out the best the precinct has to offer.
"The Riverbank Precinct Master Plan comes at a time when Adelaide is rapidly evolving into a city with an enormous future," Mr Conlon said.
"Unleashing the potential of the Riverbank Precinct will make a considerable contribution forging Adelaide's identity as a 21st Century city."
"The Riverbank is one of the most underutilised visual identities of South Australia and seeing it reach its potential as a cultural and social hub has always been high on this government's agenda."
Tourism Minister John Rau said the Riverbank and Adelaide Oval redevelopments were the most exciting thing to happen to the city for a long time.
"The Master Plan will further enhance the developments we have already supported including the upgrade of Adelaide Oval, the extension of the Adelaide Convention Centre and construction of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital," Mr Rau said.