Pradella moves on Brisbane's West End with Montague Markets and Residences

Pradella moves on Brisbane's West End with Montague Markets and Residences
Pradella moves on Brisbane's West End with Montague Markets and Residences

south Brisbane-based Pradella Developments and Constructions will move to make reality a substantial mixed-use development in neighbouring West End.

The developer has secured Woolworths as a pivotal tenant within the intended $175 million project which includes retail, dining, office and residential components. Pradella has dubbed the development Montague Markets and Residences, launching the development one year after gaining approval.

Construction is slated to begin later this year, with the substantial supermarket at the heart of the initial phase. Under approved plans 1,600 square metres of specialty retail will be underpinned by the approximately 3,400 square metre Woolworths outlet, with an adjacent public plaza, central arcade and alfresco dining zone accounting for an additional 1,200 square metres.

Pradella's West End development is located at 405 Montague Road.

Pradella moves on Brisbane's West End with Montague Markets and Residences
Montague Markets and Residences. Image: Pradella

 What they say

Montague Markets will be an excellent fit for West End with a market-style ambience that extends the suburb’s thriving foodie culture closer to the river.

It will also introduce the region’s laneway culture to this precinct by extending Tondara Lane for community pop-up spaces and a 200sqm public art piece that will further showcase the personality of West End. We look forward to starting construction of this project and making further announcements about other future tenants coming to Montague Markets.

Pradella Director Kim Pradella

At Woolworths, we pride ourselves on delivering high quality produce at great value for local residents. We are delighted to be part of the Montague Markets development and are excited that local residents will soon have access to one of Australia’s most modern supermarkets.

Woolworths’ Regional Property Manager, Phillip Peel

Architecture firm Nettleton Tribe is behind the design of Montague Markets and Residences, with the project first hitting planning during 2015. Nettleton Tribe describe the project as follows:

The brief called for a ground floor retail complex incorporating a supermarket and specialty retail stores to serve the increasing West End population. With two residential towers above, the complex is well placed to provide a successful public/private interface in the booming Brisbane suburb.

The development is designed to deliver a vibrancy and activity in the urban realm, reaching beyond its boundaries providing a connective landscaped public space activating Tondara Lane and Montague Road. The built form responds to the lane to encourage activity within the public realm and landscape. Building mass is carefully considered to respond to surrounding views and developments whilst maximizing exposure to daylight and the private landscaped recreation space.

Pradella moves on Brisbane's West End with Montague Markets and Residences
Montague Markets and Residences' new promenade space. Image: Pradella

Montague Markets and Residences is poised to become Pradella's fourteenth project in West End, which according to the developer results in 3,000 plus people living within a variety of Pradella-backed apartment buildings across the Riverside West End precinct.

Montague Street has been earmarked by Brisbane City Council as being ripe for transformation into a retail strip with varying uses above. For its part Pradella intend to deliver two apartment buildings above the mixed-use ground plane, consisting of 181 apartments and 1,300 square metres of resident amenities.

Whilst the Woolworths aims to serve the immediate area's booming population, the development will also include basement capacity for 292 vehicles and 1,300 square metres of commercial space, underlining the mixed-use nature of the development.

Mark Baljak

Mark Baljak

Mark Baljak was a co-founder of He passed away on Thursday 8th of November 2018 after a battle with cancer. He was 37. Mark was a keen traveller, having visited all six permanently-inhabited continents and had a love of craft beer. One of his biggest passions was observing the change that has occurred in Melbourne over the past two decades. In that time he built an enormous library of photos, all taken by him, which tracked the progress of construction on building sites from across metropolitan Melbourne.

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