The ABC has sold its last remaining slice of its heritage Gore Hill precinct in Sydney.
The 14 hectare property, on Lanceley Place, Artarmon, has been sold for $95 million to the Goodman Group.
The site was the location of ABN2‘s studios and transmitter from when the station commenced operation in 1956 — although the earliest programs came from a makeshift studio, the ‘Arcon’, located in a storage shed on the site and from ABC’s orchestral studio in Kings Cross, as the main studios on Gore Hill were not officially opened until 1958.
When ABC shifted its Sydney operations to Ultimo in 2003, its use of Gore Hill was scaled back, leading to the broadcaster putting the property on the market in 2021. ABC continued production at the site until last year.