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SOUTHBANK | Banque 88| 33 Clarke Street | 22L | Residential

Ryan Seychell's picture
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Ryan Seychell's picture

This one is around 90% sold. Set to start in the next few weeks.

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Chris Peska's picture

Awesome... but no carparking spaces i heard? I like the facade actually... but its no Flat Iron building :)

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Peter Maltezos's picture

Interesting, it seems that only the penthouses will have balconies. 

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Andrew Mck's picture

Wish they would hurry up and build it, its been ''construction imminent'' for ages..

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Ryan Seychell's picture

Website says construction has commenced, went for a wander around the other night but didn't really seem like anything was happening arounf there... Another render:

 

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Melbman's picture

Interesting. I had forgotten about this one.

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Mark Baljak's picture

just a clean-up

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Ryan Seychell's picture

Pretty quiet:

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juliebean's picture

Has anyone heard anything about this one? I keep emailing and calling the Agent with no response or call back. We need to plan alternate living arrangements but need to know an estimated completion date and with no response, it's hard to organise anything!

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Mark Baljak's picture

seems to be in a state of flux

I've always found people are more inclined to take notice when you're directly before them. Maybe a trip to the real estate firms offices to politely request a time for a meeting with the agent. Works better than a missed phone call.

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juliebean's picture

I finally got a response. Construction not expected to be completed until first half of 2015. Not happy!

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Kycon's picture

Going by that, the developer should have chosen a builder and started ground and preliminary works already. Highly doubt this deadline will be met...

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Ryan Seychell's picture

Out to tender again

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juliebean's picture

Not happy with this at all. Almost wishing for them to default and refund the deposit (one can only hope). Out to tender again is just ridiculous. The fact that they've given themselves 48 months to register the Plan of Sub from the date of contract is even more frustrating - seems very excessive. I know that's the risk with off-the-plans, but overall this has been very disappointing.

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MelbourneGuy's picture

I've had a similar experience to an 'off the plan' purchase in Port Melbourne so much so that I'll never do it again. I finally got out of the contract after threatening them with legal action . From now on a project has to be started before I risk my money with some of these cowboys.

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Kycon's picture

I hear this could go ahead soon. Watch this space. Those north facing apartments are going to get a great view!

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Mark Baljak's picture

Hamilton Marino have been appointed as builder

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juliebean's picture

I drove past on the weekend to check out if there has been any movement.
Nothing.
Only thing different is that Hamilton Marino have put their signs on the fences.
All calls to Castran Gilbert go unanswered and after countless emails, I'm still not on their mailing list.

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jymmie's picture

Any update on this one?
Has the construction finally started?

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Ryan Seychell's picture

Walked past yesterday, didn't seem like any work has started just Hamilton Marino signage has been put up as mentioned by juliebean, i guess it's a step forward but who know's when it will begin. I find it amusing that all over the display suite and website it says 'construction commenced' when in fact it hasn't at all...

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jymmie's picture

Maybe Hamilton Marino has over commitment issues as the previous appointed builder. Their website doesn't mention anything about Banque88.

Below latest update from Castran Gilbert.

http://cgprojects.com.au/updates/?cat=4

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jymmie's picture

Seems that things are moving at last. Keep an eye on this link. Is anyone else with more insides?

http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/BuildingandPlanning/Planning/Pages/Plann...

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Ryan Seychell's picture

Movement:

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Ryan Seychell's picture

Piling has begun. I'll upload a pic when I can be bothered tomorrow..

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Qantas743's picture

Hallelujah!

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