Australia 108 Construction Update - UPDATE 2020

Australia 108 Construction Update - UPDATE 2020
Australia 108 Construction Update - UPDATE 2020

2020 UPDATE:

Australia 108 Construction Update - UPDATE 2020
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Australia 108 has topped out at it's 100th floor as of late 2019. The striking blue glass facade has almost reached floor 98 as of January 2020 with further interior completions of the legendary Starburst and upper floor apartments in a constant state of work. The building now has approximately 500 residents with the lower floors being habitable from early 2019.

The new Australia 108 apartment complex is set to be the tallest residential building in the southern hemisphere. The fact that is it positioned in Southbank provides world-class convenience along with stunning views of Melbourne and beyond.

The Fender Katsalidis-designed building pays homage to the Australian Flag with a golden rotating protrusion two-thirds of the way up the building, along with resident amenities including a private dining area, infinity pool, gym, deluxe movie theatre and virtual golf simulator.

The building contains studio apartments as well as 1-3 bedroom configurations, with a total of 1,105 apartments. Parking spaces are included, although the prime location and public transport offerings mean residents may not even need a car.

Residents will be able to move into their apartments from late 2019 on the lower floors.

Who is building Australia 108?

Fender Katsalidis is a Melbourne-based architectural practice and international design firm who specialise in multi-residential, cultural, commercial, aged care, and hotel typologies. The firm - responsible for the design of Australia 108 - often employ local and international consultants who focus on tall building and public realm design, making them perfect to design the most prominent building in the southern hemisphere.

The project's developer, World Class Land, is a leading developer of luxurious residential and commercial property projects whose portfolio includes the notable Urban Vista and City Gate in Singapore. They have brought their innovation and drive for quality to Melbourne and have three landmark projects under development.

Australia 108 is being built by Multiplex, a global construction company who have been contributing to the shape of skylines all around the world for over 55 years. They put a significant focus on sustainability, safety, efficiency, and quality and take a holistic approach to every project, with goals of creating a benefit for the communities in which they build.

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