Apartments

Mirvac's The Eastbourne is the latest luxury feather in the developer's cap

Urban.com.au was on hand yesterday to witness the topping out ceremony for Mirvac's The Eastbourne apartment development. The mid-rise development replaces the former Dallas Brooks Hall complex, and has been developed in cooperation with Freemasons Victoria. In conjunction with The Eastbourne reaching structural completion, Mirvac announced the final of The Eastbourne's 245 apartments have been sold. Initial demand for the project saw $300...

Decibel hits the mark in Kensington

Decibel Architecture has hit the right planning note as its revised set of plans for a sizeable apartment development sails toward approval this evening. Fronting Smithfield Road and opposite Flemington Racecourse, Kensington's 2-22 Gatehouse Drive has been recommended for approval leading into tonight's Future Melbourne meeting. Kensington Gatehouse Development Pty Ltd is the entity backing the proposal. Mid way through its planning campaign,...

Tallawong Station Precinct South destined for intensive urban renewal

The new Tallawong Metro Station will be the catalyst for intensive urban renewal immediately to the station's south. NSW Government development agency Landcom will oversee the staged development which aims to capitalise upon the new station. Tallawong Metro Station is situated between the rapidly growing municipalities of Blacktown City Council and The Hills Shire Council, and site at the southeastern edge of the Northwest Growth Centre...

New additions take Brunswick's active Project Database count to 43

Three new additions to the Urban Project Database has further pushed Brunswick up Melbourne's apartment development ladder. By numbers alone Brunswick now sees 43 active apartment and major townhouse developments, compared to South Melbourne which leads all comers with 44 listings. Testament to the underlying popularity of Brunswick, developers continue to push applications through Moreland City Council for the suburb at a time where other...

Conquest on course for its Strathfield apartment intentions

Apartment developer Conquest is on course to realise a new vision for its segment of the Strathfield Golf Course redevelopment. Having already taken the project to site works, Conquest is seeking council consent in order to replace two approved residential buildings with fresh Woods Bagot designs. Charged with creating a superior residential outcome, Woods Bagot has removed part of Building B's footprint and added additional residential levels...

Ryde Council assesses a modified Eastwood Shopping Centre development proposal

Yuhu Group Australia is rejigging various aspects of its hulking Eastwood Shopping Centre transformation, with final approval in sight. After holding the site for some years, the developer began the process of mass redevelopment during 2016 with plans lodged for a substantial apartment-based urban renewal project. Valued at $276 million at the time, the HDR | Rice Daubney-designed development initially included 443 apartments above a substantial...

Resentment remains as GURNER gains approval for Queens Parade

26-56 Queens Parade has found planning resolution, with developer GURNER gaining approval via VCAT for the site which still remains steeped in controversy. The success at VCAT comes after a marathon planning stint, seeing local discontent, intervention from Victorian Planning Minister Richard Wynne and ultimately VCAT deciding call. The Fitzroy North site can now progress to redevelopment for the purposes of 263 dwellings over the sprawling site...

Geelong's emergence bolstered by Revitalising Central Geelong

The Revitalising Central Geelong Partnership Team is shining a spotlight upon the increasing number of high density projects within Geelong's core. City of Greater Geelong has teamed with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning to create the Revitalising Central Geelong Partnership Team which in turn has freshly released a new document designed to push Geelong's development credentials. Dubbed 'Central Geelong: Invest in the...

Capital Alliance and Marriott International tie the knot in Fishermand Bend

The working relationship between Capital Alliance and Marriott International Inc. has deepened with the hotel operator confirming a new presence in Fishermand Bend. The duo will work together to introduce the AC Hotels by Marriott brand to Australia within a slim tower slated for 199-201 Normanby Road. Today's announcement follows on from Marriott International also penning with Capital Alliance for their forthcoming Waterfront Way mixed-use...

Braybrook and Maidstone step into the development spotlight

Townhouses are leading the charge in Melbourne's west in terms of what is currently being offered to buyers, with two major projects notching significant development milestones. Stockland is set to move the first stage of its Orion at Braybrook townhouse precinct to construction, appointing Glenvill Projects as head contractor. Orion at Braybrook is Stockland’s largest stand-alone medium density project in Australia, incorporating a hefty 422...

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