Villa World has taken out a prestigious award at the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Queensland Awards for Excellence for its spectacular $300 million Arundel Springs community.
The developer secured the excellence award in the residential subdivision category for its project on the Gold Coast where the company was founded more than 30 years ago. Arundel Springs is one of Villa World’s fastest selling projects comprising 306 residential lots and 87 town homes complete with an award-winning conservation area. Villa World general manager of sales and marketing Robyn Valmadre said the Villa World team are proud to have secured the accolade for the home-grown project. “What a fitting conclusion to what has been a wonderful 30-plus year story which started on the Gold Coast and spread throughout Queensland and into the eastern seaboard states. We are absolutely delighted and it is entirely appropriate that this award recognises a wonderful community in the area where Villa World was established.” Ms Valmadre said.
The award recognises the planning and innovation involved in the development of Arundel Springs, as well as Villa Worlds collaborative approach and ability to create a well integreated community. Market acceptance of the project together with its sustainable features, urban design and the engineering solutions employed throughout also formed part of the judging criteria. The award win adds to Arundel Springs’ accolades with the community also being recognised at state level by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) earlier this year.
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