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(Sydney, Australia) Monday July 18, 2016 – A high-profile Australian developer has revealed the first three images of its tropical resort-style development in Waterloo.

The latest project from Sydney-based developer Crown Group, the $395-million Waterfall by Crown Group is set to revolutionize the use of green space in Australian residential developments.

Located 5km from Sydney’s Central Business District on O’Dea Ave Waterloo, the development will include four buildings, 331 apartments, vertical gardens, a rooftop infinity pool, a cantilevered gym, a function and dining room, a music room, private rooftop gardens, retail outlets and a rooftop lounge with spectacular views of Sydney.

True to its nameWaterfall by Crown Group will include a cascading water wall; stretching 22 metres or seven storeys tall.

The three never-before seen images released at the weekend reveal a rainforest-inspired bamboo-covered walkway, a private rooftop lounge and balconies designed to take full advantage of the stunning views.

Crown Group CEO Iwan Sunito said the vision for Waterfall by Crown Group was to create a green revolution in Sydney’s architecture.

After selling more than $380 million worth of apartments at the recent launch of its award-winning Green Square project, Infinity by Crown Group; Crown Group has gained a reputation for pushing the boundaries of residential design to create landmark environments in Sydney’s best locations.

“With Waterfall by Crown Group we set out to revolutionize the use of green space in residential developments; breaking away from tradition cater for people looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle,” Mr Sunito said.

“It is everyone’s desire to find a place of escape; a place of tranquility.

“Waterfall by Crown Group provides a sense of place, where people can feel both a connection with nature and the urban environment at once,” he added.

Designed by Sydney-based architects SJB, the project as a whole aims to provide residents more engagement with nature via natural materials, a tranquil lagoon, mature trees, outdoor retreat areas and rooftop gardens.

Crown Group will also build a new public park adjacent to the development and will dedicate this area to the community.

“Our vision is for the buildings to feel like an extension of the green space; a place where residents can relax and breathe,” Mr Sunito said.

Earlier this year Crown Group announced international supermodel Paula Verhoeven as the face of the project, after the catwalk star arrived for a video shoot in Sydney.

Located in the City of Sydney’s Green Square urban renewal area the second fastest growing demographic area of Sydney, the Waterloo – Zetland area almost doubled in population from 2001-2011 and the Bureau of Statistics estimates its population increased by a further 10% from 2013-2014.

The development located at 18 O’dea Ave is set to begin construction next year and is scheduled for completion in 2020.

Crown Group is now accepting registrations of interest at



Media Interviews

Crown Group CEO Iwan Sunito is available for a limited number of interviews on request.

Editor’s Note

Additional visuals including artist impressions, launch videos and computer-animated ‘fly-through’ footage of Crown Group’s current developments also available.

Media Enquiries:

Kate Prideaux, General Manager of Communications & Public Relations

(02) 9925 0088 or 0401 863 436

Serena Zhu, Communications Executive

(02) 9925 0088 or 0429 459 510

About Crown Group

Crown Group Holdings (Crown Group) is a leading Australian property group specialising in property development, property investment and serviced apartments.

The company was co-founded by architect Mr Iwan Sunito and engineer Mr. Paul Sathio with its first project in 1996.

Iwan Sunito graduated with Bachelor of Architecture (Hons) and Master of Construction Management from University of NSW. In 1993 Iwan became a Registered Architect in NSW and was awarded the UNSW Eric Daniels award for excellence in residential design.

In recent years Iwan received a number of awards including Indonesia’s Property & Bank Magazine Golden Leadership Award 2013, the 2013 Congress of Indonesian Diaspora Entrepreneur award and named a winner in the 2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Iwan Sunito was also named Urban Taskforce Australia’s 2015 Property Person of the Year

Paul Sathio graduated with a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and a Masters of Engineering Science from University of NSW. Paul has more than two decades’ experience in the construction and development industry.

Past and recent projects

Since the company was founded in 1996, Crown Group has successfully completed major developments in Sydney’s best locations including Bondi, Bondi Junction, Parramatta, Ashfield, Epping, Homebush, Newington, Pennant Hills and Rhodes and most recently Viking by Crown, a 10-storey residential complex in Waterloo.

Today, Crown Group boasts a large portfolio of projects under development and in the pipeline and is currently developing five major projects; Infinity by Crown Group in Green Square, the 29-storey V by Crown Group in Parramatta, 20-storey Skye by Crown Group in North Sydney, the popular inner-west development Oasis by Crown Group and a 22-storey residential tower Arc by Crown Group in the heart of Sydney’s CBD.


Crown Group was recently awarded the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW President’s award – considered one of the highest property development accolades in Australia – for its seven-tower, resort-style development Top Ryde City Living.

Top Ryde City Living was also named best High-Density Development in Australia at the UDIA awards for excellence 2014 and a Master Builders Association Excellence in Housing award 2013. Crown Group’s innovative, waterfront development Sanctum by Crown was awarded a Master Builders Association Excellence in Housing award 2012 and its hugely-successful ICON at Homebush was awarded HIA’s (Housing Industry Association) CSR Housing Awards 2007 Apartment Project of the Year.

Future launches

The first Skye Hotel Suites will open in early 2017.


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