Central South Yarra tops out

Central South Yarra tops out
Central South Yarra tops out

Little Projects' Central South Yarra development located at 3 Yarra Street has achieved a major construction milestone: topping out.

On Wednesday the 11th of February, Little Projects held a traditional construction event to mark the milestone with an olive tree hoisted up to the rooftop where it spent three days; the placement of a tree when a building tops out is to symbolise growth and bring luck to a development.

Michael Fox, Managing Director of Little Projects said "today we celebrated the completion of the 30 level structure of Central South Yarra, which caps off another successful milestone for our landmark new development. The top level will transform over the coming months into an incredible world-class residents' rooftop retreat".

Central South Yarra tops out
Little Projects Managing Director Michael Fox on the rooftop of Central South Yarra.

After the successful completion of ILK South Yarra at 227 Toorak Road, Central South Yarra sold out in mid-2014 and Fox attributed much of Central South Yarra's success to its "exceptional inner city location, uninterrupted city views, world-class amenity and high degree of connectivity".

Central South Yarra is rounded out with 357 apartments, superb access to public transport and all the amenity that South Yarra is known for right at the front door. RotheLowman were responsible for exterior design with interiors by Plus Architecture and construction carried out by Hickory Group.

Little Projects tells Urban Melbourne overall completion and commencement of settlement in Central South Yarra is due mid 2015.

Central South Yarra tops out
Central South Yarra's upper tiers. Image: supplied

Urban Melbourne has also learned that the next development by Little Projects to begin construction will be Belle Box Hill. With final checks and balances currently underway, Hacer group have been appointed as builder and construction is expected to start within 1-2 months.

The lead image was taken from a camera on the rooftop of ILK and you can view more on Central South Yarra's website.

Alastair Taylor

Alastair Taylor

Alastair Taylor is a co-founder of Urban.com.au. Now a freelance writer, Alastair focuses on the intersection of public transport, public policy and related impacts on medium and high-density development.

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