Seniors Living (Affordable Housing) Developments, Western Sydney


MJ Wood Management joined forces with McLachlan Lister (now Hill International), to manage the design and construction of medium density seniors living developments for Housing New South Wales.

The works were funded by the federal government as a component of the National Jobs Stimulus Programme.

Key Initiatives

MJ Wood Management was responsible for the following key initiatives:

  • Preparation and management of an integrated master programme for the forty sites
  • Bundling of projects into packages to suit the size and diversity of the builders
  • Preparation and implementation of the Service Delivery Plan
  • Preparation and implementation of the Safety Management System
  • Preparation of the Programme Control Group Report
  • Implementation of progress payments to the builders (in lieu of milestone payments) to improve cash flow


The project was an outstanding success, with a total six hundred dwellings located in forty separate sites delivered to the client under budget. and within the required time frame of eighteen months.

The most rewarding aspect of the project, was the joy on the faces of the tenants as they moved into their new homes. Their comments included:

  • We are truly blessed to be living in such high quality accommodation
  • Only millionaires can afford to live in such lovely homes
  • My children are proud to bring their friends home 

What Our Clients Say

MJ Wood Management was fundamental to the success of our property development in Balmain.
The detailed estimate of costs prepared by MJ Wood Management was used to assess the viability of various design options.
MJ Wood Management assisted in the development of the adopted design option, which reduced the construction cost by $ 300,000, enabling the development to proceed.
The final outcome was a very successful development, delivered on time and within budget.

Roni Hammond

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