Urban’s tour of the Escala NewQuay display suite

Urban’s tour of the Escala NewQuay display suite
Urban’s tour of the Escala NewQuay display suite

Our first display suite tour of 2020 is Escala NewQuay, located on the ground floor of the Banksia building at Melbourne’s Docklands. Prospective buyers are welcomed into the suite with a series of architectural models, illustrating Escala’s place within MAB Corporation’s master-planned community. While this particular display suite is not a full model home, the impeccable attention to detail within every aspect of the showroom will give buyers a great understanding of how the apartments will look upon completion.

Check out our video tour:


Developer: MAB Corporation

Architect: Six Degrees Architects

Location: 2 Glenti Place, NewQuay Docklands

Number of apartments: 173

Construction slated for completion: 2021

Urban’s tour of the Escala NewQuay display suite
Sample floor-plan

Escala NewQuay is the highly anticipated addition to Melbourne’s Docklands. The multi-residential development raises the bar for modern city living with innovative design, quality building and a focus on community living.

The development is one of the first projects in Melbourne to take on board the Victorian government’s Better Apartments Design Standards. By meeting the architectural criteria, apartments will have liveability at the forefront of design, meaning more spacious, light-filled interiors.

A staggering 75% of the 173 residences have already sold, with buyers drawn in by the developer’s commitment to quality, and unique residential offering.

Escala NewQuay lofts, apartments and SOHOs

Designed by Six Degrees Architects, the development comprises one, two- and three-bedroom configurations, with a range of apartments, lofts and SOHOs (home offices) on offer.

Urban’s tour of the Escala NewQuay display suite
Escala NewQuay's stunning glass facade against a city backdrop


Lofts are split-level one and two-bedroom homes with mezzanine floors. The lofts feature expansive double-height living areas, for heightened opulence and natural airflow.


Apartments are available in spacious two and three-bedroom configurations, providing buyers with the option of spacious inner-city apartment living. These homes have luxurious floor-to-ceiling joinery and offer stunning city views.

Urban’s tour of the Escala NewQuay display suite
Spacious open-plan living at Escala NewQuay  


SOHO is a ground-floor residence with a street-frontage, giving buyers the flexibility to create the perfect home office in the heart of Melbourne’s thriving NewQuay.

Amenities + Location

Available to residents is a long list of luxury on-site amenities, which include an indoor heated swimming pool and spa surrounded by garden views and bluestone tiles. There is also a fully-equipped gymnasium, open-air piazza, barbecue area, and a light-filled library with double-height windows overlook a garden vista.

Urban’s tour of the Escala NewQuay display suite
Escala NewQuay's light-filled library featuring the signature spiral staircase (as seen in the display suite tour)

Escala NewQuay is a stone's throw to the brand-new District Docklands shopping precinct where residents enjoy perusing the open-air shops, catch a movie at the newly established Hoyts cinema, or pick up some fresh produce at The Market. The new Docklands market will feature meat purveyors, bakery treats, a delicatessen, coffee roasters and 25 specialty retailers.

Residents can also access the free City Circle tram and the Capital City Bike Trail, which are right on Escala NewQuay’s doorstep. Within walking distance is Marvel Stadium, Flagstaff Gardens and Library at the Dock.

For those who travel a lot, the trip will be made even more seamless with access to the convenient Skybus Airport Shuttle, which picks up NewQuay residents from its District Docklands stop every half an hour. For families looking to move to NewQuay, a brand new Docklands Primary School with Giraffe Early Learning Centre is scheduled to open soon.

Homes start at $609,000 with an anticipated development completion of 2021. Want to learn more about Escala NewQuay? Reach out to the sales agent today.

Olivia Round

Olivia Round

Olivia Round is the Features Editor of urban.com.au. Olivia specialises in news reporting, in-depth editorial content and video + podcast interviews with industry experts.

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