ICON and Wood Marsh combine for 600 Church Street

ICON and Wood Marsh combine for 600 Church Street
ICON and Wood Marsh combine for 600 Church Street

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has approved ICON Developments' 600 Church Street commercial office development in Cremorne's growing technology precinct, dubbed 'Silicon Valley.'

Designed by Wood Marsh, 600 Church Street is set to become a prominent, architecturally designed commercial office building that will contribute to Cremorne’s existing industrial context and enhance the streetscape.

ICON worked collaboratively with both project architects Wood Marsh and the City of Yarra to refine the final design and ensure it provides a unique offering for businesses looking to relocate into the fast-growing design and technology precinct.

The approved development will include 5,264 sqm of office space and 535 sqm of retail space over eight levels topped off with a landscaped rooftop terrace, in addition to 71 car spaces, 100 bicycle parks and extensive end of trip facilities located within three levels of basement car parking.

The lure for prospective 600 Church Street tenants is the opportunity to join the thriving creative, retail and technology companies that have based themselves in Cremorne which is fast becoming one of Melbourne’s most attractive commercial markets.

ICON and Wood Marsh combine for 600 Church Street
600 Church Street will add to Cremorne's growing office development. Image: ICON

We worked closely with Wood Marsh and the City of Yarra before submitting the development application in June 2017. From here, we further refined the design based on community feedback and subsequently approval was granted from VCAT on 17 April 2018.

City fringe locations like Cremorne continue to attract significant interest from occupiers who would’ve previously only looked at CBD office space, making it one of the strongest performing office markets in Victoria.

With all the existing amenity including some of Melbourne’s best cafés and retail strips, public transport and parks, it’s easy to see why many businesses are making the change.

- Brinn Tavener, ICON Developments senior development manager

Demolition of the existing building on site is already in full swing, with the construction of the new development anticipated to commence in June 2018, with a target completion date of  Q4 2019.

600 Church Street joins a growing list of commercial developments within Cremorne with Urban.com.au currently tracking 10 commercial projects within the database. 

Salta Properties has also afforded a glimpse of its latest commercial development designed by Architectus to be located on Church Street, via its social media channels.

ICON and Wood Marsh combine for 600 Church Street
A glimpse of the interior of Salta Properties' latest Church Street project. Image: Salta Properties

Laurence Dragomir

Laurence Dragomir

Laurence Dragomir is one of the co-founders of Urban Melbourne. Laurence has developed a wealth of knowledge and experience working in both the private and public sector specialising in architecture, urban design and planning. He also has a keen interest in the built environment, cities and Star Wars.

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