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Goodbye gated community: suburban segregation loses its shine

Posted on September 26, 2013 by | 0 Comments
Once the epitome of exclusivity, security and order, gated communities have fallen out of fashion with buyers, while developers have all but stopped building them in Sydney. Secure compounds were popular from the 1990s to early 2000s, when more than a dozen sprung up from Campbelltown to Mosman. But in the past few years developers have preferred to build “master-planned” estates with shops, offices and communal facilities that attract people, rather than turn them away....

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