Community/cultural hub lease

Community/cultural hub lease

Now open

744 George Street, Haymarket.

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Closes 5pm on 27 August

744 George Street, Haymarket

We’re inviting applications from organisations that provide services to the community or cultural sectors to act as head tenant for the City of Sydney’s property at 744 George Street, Haymarket.

The lease will be for 3 years, with the possibility to extend for another 2 years.

In late-2019, Haymarket Library will move from the premises to Darling Square.

Proposed program and outcomes, including but not limited to:

  • delivery of outcomes in line with Sydney 2030 and the City’s creative, economic and/or social strategies 
  • a program of engagement activities that build connection, community, partnerships, skills, knowledge and capability within an industry or community
  • activation of the precinct and contribution to local community, commercial and/or cultural life through the use of the building 
  • engagement of the local community and opportunities for access and participation 
  • stakeholder engagement and management
  • measurable community benefit commensurate with the rental subsidy requested. 

The successful applicant will engage with the local community and people walking by the premises, and contribute to the operating costs of the building.

Open house

Applicants must view the property before lodging an application.

A single open house will be held at:

  • 11am on Thursday 18 July.  

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How to apply

Read the information for applicants document and attachments.

Your application needs to be submitted through SmartyGrants.

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If you have any questions about submitting your application, please email the City's procurement specialist:

Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday 27 August 2019.

Last updated: Thursday, 4 July 2019