Apartments

Martin Brothers sees the rooftop amenities area take precedence across Brisbane

Brisbane-based landscape contractor Martin Brothers is shining a light upon the increased utilisation of rooftop spaces across a host of Brisbane-based apartment projects. So much so, in release penned by the landscape construction and maintenance firm, they posed the question; is rooftop amenity the new standard inclusion for residential development? The fortitude Valley-based builder has extensive experience in a range of high density and...

Iris Land pushes on with Stage Two of East End Newcastle

East End Newcastle's developer Iris Capital has pushed through with significant changes to the sprawling development that will eventually account for multiple city blocks. Chief among the planning manoeuvres was the lodgement of Stage Two with Newcastle City Council during May. Under its East End Stage 2 Pty Ltd subsidiary, Iris Capital intends to realise 129 apartments, retail and commercial spaces within the $50 million development application...

Keilor Road's last car dealership goes to apartments and goes super green

The mass migration of car dealerships from Essendon's Keilor Road is all but complete with the last super site at planning. Holden's former dealership at 203-211 Keilor Road is now subject to a Peddle Thorp-designed scheme that would turn the sizeable 5,300 square metre site into a showcase of contemporary green design. The pending rebirth of the Holden dealership follows in the footsteps of similar sized lots along Keilor Road which have been...

Lidcombe's Carter Street Precinct receives a considerable residential application

A heavily industrial pocket of Lidcombe may turn high rise residential if a planning application for 2 Hill Road is looked upon favourably. Flush against the Western Motorway and surrounded by industrial estates, applicant HP Subsidiary Pty Ltd is hoping their $114 million bid for three residential buildings gains approval, after being submitted with Parramatta City Council during May. 2 Hill Road sits on the periphery of the Carter Street...

Ringwood's has 600 apartments under construction, as a new project nears launch

The erection of a tower crane for 233 East has seen the overall number of apartments under construction within Ringwood surge to approximately 600. These 600 apartments are spread across seven separate apartment developments of varying sizes, yet the overall figure is representative of the underlying demand for apartment living in the outer eastern suburb. 233 East is at this stage the highest profile development to begin construction owing to...

Brisbane's South City Square changes composition

Project partners Pellicano Group and Perri Projects have taken their massive South City Square project back to planning in order to rework future stages of the development. The project is very much representative of the boom in development that has been seen across Woolloongabba, although the bulk of South City Square has yet to be built. Earlier this month planning documents were lodged, seeking to alter the composition of future stages of the...

An approved Footscray development takes flight once more

Aviation Consolidated Holdings is looking to rework an already approved design across Footscray's 26-34 Buckley Street. Design Consortia Australia has taken on design duties in order to adjust a Rothelowman-approved high density scheme of 139 apartments & 5 townhouses for the corner site. The most recent iteration costing $40 million is currently before Maribyrnong City Council and would see overall dwellings drop to 134. Under revised plans...

Sharif Abraham's super sleek Northcote design on show

Northcote will sport a uniquely designed and essentially daring new mixed-use building should Darebin City Council provide approval for a current application on dsiplay. A distinct step away from most Melbourne buildings of a similar scale, Sharif Abraham Architects have gone above and beyond in terms of designing a striking visual marker. The long thin structure addressed 38 Arthurton Road is tucked up against the South Morang rail line and...

LongRiver Group's three bedroom surprise for their third Box Hill skyscraper

The Chinese-backed influence over Box Hill's skyline has strengthened once more with advertised plans unveiling LongRiver Group as the force behind a 37 storey skyscraper slated for 843 Whitehorse Road. Opposite their similarly sized East Central Tower at 820 Whitehorse Road which is currently at sales, 843 Whitehorse Road's $90 million construction value would see 287 apartments built above a retail, office and showroom podium. Latest designs...

Balmain Leagues Club's development plans unveiled

The Inner West Council has released for public viewing the much anticipated plans for the rebirth of the Balmain Leagues Club. Dubbed Rozelle Laneways, the development was submitted to Council during May and would see the $135 million proposal bring Balmain Tigers back to their Rozelle home which is currently in a state of disrepair. The application is in unison with Chinese-backed Heworth Development who for their part would hope realise 173...

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