Boroondara's largest project rolls into construction

26th Jul 2018
Hawthorn Park , Boroondara's largest development, has slipped into construction mode. Developer Dahua Group has selected builder Hickory as head contractor for the $300 million project. Demolition... Read more

A snapshot of Melbourne's construction - July 2018

2nd Jul 2018
Despite the short days and freezing cold mornings editors and members alike have been busy documenting Melbourne's construction progress on the forum . Many of the previous Government... Read more

Watpac wins first contract for Deakin University

23rd Jun 2018
Earlier this week Watpac announced that it was successful in winning a $110 million contract to design and build the new Deakin Law School building at the Burwood Campus. The nine level building,... Read more

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

17th Jun 2018
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... Read more

Lorimer Street residential towers draw closer to launch with construction tender announced

4th Jun 2018
Melbourne builders will begin running the ruler over one of 2018's largest construction tenders. Activated last week, the tender is for the delivery of two residential towers across 85-93 Lorimer... Read more

An overview of Melbourne's hyperactive student accommodation projects

3rd May 2018
The flow of student accommodation projects into planning across Melbourne's inner suburbs has slowed considerably, allowing for the massive associated spike in construction to take its place in the... Read more

A dozen mid-sized apartment projects inch closer to construction

28th Apr 2018
The next squadron of mid-sized apartment projects are closing in on a construction start if current build tenders are any indication. With large-scale apartment projects in somewhat of a lull, small... Read more

Jewell Station apartments begin construction, Ormond Station tower lowered in height

15th Mar 2018
Another station precinct development authorised by VicTrack has slipped into construction mode. Piling works have begun on the southern building adjacent to Jewell railway station, which is part of a... Read more

Kinnears and Victoria Square add to Footscray's construction upswing

12th Mar 2018
Standing dormant for years, Kinnears Footscray has finally begun its transformation into a mixed-use precinct. Builder LU Simon has initiated works on Stage One of the project, which will be known as... Read more

Little Lonsdale big on construction

22nd Nov 2017
Little Lonsdale Street wouldn't immediately be considered Melbourne's most glamorous thoroughfare, but for the time being at least the street which spans the length of the CBD is attracting more than... Read more