At the end of 2018, the city of Corunna launched a competition to find ideas for the waterfront. Of the 17 proposals received, nine were accepted by the jury in the first round. Almost all propose flats, moving cruise ship activities away, and eliminating the old wall separating the port from the city. The jury selected five proposals based on the following criteria: City-Port integration, mobility and accessibility, sustainability, economic model, and citizen participation. To comply with the last point, the 5 projects were presented to the public on 27 February and public consultation is open until 26 March.
The new steering committee met recently to look at possible uses for the 13 hectare site. A number of developments have already been realised, including the passenger terminal. The stated aim for this historic site in Fremantle is to combine an active port with a tourist hub.
BIG, Gensler, and Field Operations have presented their updated plans for a baseball stadium on the waterfront. The new stadium will be circular shaped and more open, and will also have a landscaped roof open to the public. The aim is to ensure that the arena is better integrated into the surroundings of this Howard terminal site, which will also host a housing and office development programme.