Iris Capital's $145m EastEnd plan rejected over view, parking impacts

Michael Parris
Updated May 16 2024 - 8:39am, first published 5:30am
Iris Capital's revised plan for apartment buildings and a public square off the Hunter Street Mall. Image supplied
Iris Capital's revised plan for apartment buildings and a public square off the Hunter Street Mall. Image supplied

State planning authorities have rejected the final two stages of Iris Capital's EastEnd development despite support from Newcastle council.

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Michael Parris

Michael Parris

Journalist

Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his stories about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has covered NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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