Leesha McKenny

Leesha McKenny

Leesha McKenny is Urban Affairs Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Balmain Leagues Club site on the market worth more than $70m

Carolyn Cummins and Leesha McKenny The Balmain Leagues Club freehold site is for sale and could fetch more than $70 million.

Coalmine faces costly legal stoush


Leesha McKenny, Sean Nicholls The controversial $800 million Wallarah 2 coal project on the Central Coast is likely to be mired in a legal battle after the collapse of negotiations between a mining company and the local...

Tall order: investors targeted for state's biggest skyscraper


Leesha McKenny Parramatta City Council wants to lure international investors to build NSW's tallest skyscraper in a bid to bolster its role as Sydney's second central business district.

$17 million debt: Southern Cross collapses

A crane on a sky scraper.

Leesha McKenny Another New South Wales construction company, Southern Cross Constructions (NSW), has collapsed, owing creditors an estimated $17 million.

Deep discounts aim to pry open wallets


Eli Greenblat, Leesha McKenny SHOPPERS will be offered bigger than normal discounts on Boxing Day and in clearance sales as beleaguered retailers try to attract customers after a year for weak consumer spending.