City of Monash

Marching to the beat of a different Drummond in Oakleigh

Today I'm looking at a planning application within my former stomping ground of Oakleigh, which has seen a crop of apartment buildings begin to emerge in the suburb. Developer Alpha Property 14 - which also has projects in the works in Hampton, Brunswick and Collingwood - has lodged an application to develop an eight storey residential building at 102-108 Drummond Street, Oakleigh. The Plus Architecture-designed building is located on the corner...

The new tram to the south-east - what we'd like to see

Comment The state government has signalled its $3 million 2018 budget contribution announced on Tuesday for the planning work on the new south-east tram line will lead to the project implementation. The planning work to be funded will come up with a defined route, station location, determine the benefits as well as the costs and inform a shovels-in-the-ground date. We're yet to see the strategic context of the project - we can only assume this...

NX Property Group scores big in Clayton

Nanxin Investment Pty Ltd otherwise known as NX Property Group have scored a sizeable win at planning, clearing the way for the developer to add another 221 dwellings in Melbourne's south-east. City of Monash earlier this month gave the green light to the project on the former Clayton Primary School site, delivering a Planning Permit to Issue for the expansive apartment and townhouse project. Having submitted the Mushan Architects-designed brief...

AUSCO targets Mulgrave as their latest apartment project hits planning

Developer Ausco Group has taken a 6,600sqm site in Mulgrave to planning with the intent of adding 93 new dwellings to their expanding portfolio. At 2263-2267 Dandenong Road, the Mulgrave project reinforces the developer's preference for developing sites in Melbourne's South Eastern suburbs. Now utilised as the Enjoy Church (East Campus), dual single story brick buildings over the site would make way for a Cera Stribley-designed apartment and...

Mount Waverley earmarked for a ‘multi-age precinct' development

A planning application before City of Monash has sidestepped the traditional 'mixed-use' format, instead opting to label the pending project as a ‘multi-age precinct’ development. BC Mount Waverley Project Pty Ltd is pushing through with the application across 445-467 Blackburn Road Mount Waverley , which also abuts the Monash Freeway. The Box Hill North-based entity was created during 2015 to purchase the property and existing 4-star Hotel...

Melbourne's largest mixed-use development outside the CBD lands in Clayton

It's not every day an intended project can lay claim to being the largest mixed-use development outside of Melbourne's CBD. Clayton will soon enough host M-City, a massive project on a 35,000sqm site located at 2107-2125 Dandenong Road. Controlled by local developer Nick Saraceno for the best part of 25 years, the long-dormant site's new launch as M-City comes after previously being referred to as the Nova Centre. Having been in the works for a...

Vicinity and Pellicano provide Monash with a development boost

Two major projects within City of Monash will provide the municipality with a development boost over coming years. Construction will begin this month on The Glen's $490 million development, with Vicinity Centres and co-owners Perron Group officially launching the project yesterday. Marking 50 years of operation, 'The New Glen' will encompass 78,000 square metres of gross lettable area and will include a variety of new retail and entertainment...