Elenberg Fraser

FIFTEEN85 is Fishermans Bend's first major launch of 2018

Against a backdrop of planning uncertainty, delayed projects and legal wrangling, Singapore-based developer Chip Eng Seng Corporation is pushing through with Fishermans Bend's first tower launch for the year. Having taken the sprawling near 6,000 square metre site off fellow developer BPM's hands, Chip Eng Seng Corporation is utilising local development arm CEL Australia (CES Gladstone) to push on with the marketing of the project's first stage...

A Southbank super site goes to market

The owners of the site with a permit to build the 55 Clarke Street project have put the site up for sale through Colliers International. In 2016 when we profiled the project , the 1,787 square metre site originally had a proposal for 73 levels that included 112 hotel suites and 512 apartments across all three main apartment configurations. Developer Newcity Group also engaged Ellenberg Fraser to design a tower that also included 120 car spaces...

Live City Footscray begins construction, pushing R&F's current apartment pipeline beyond 3,000

Today marks the official commencement of construction across the Kinnears site in Footscray. After years of laying dormant, developer R&F Property Australia will turn the sod on the multiphased project which is valued at $750 million. Christened Live City, the development will see various aspects of the 1908 former Kinnears Ropeworks building retained or amalgamated into numerous residential buildings slated for the site. Ultimately the...

UEM Sunrise's Conservatory tops out; Aurora approaches the 200 metre mark

UEM Sunrise along with head contractor Hickory Group recently celebrated the ‘topping out’ of Conservatory at a ceremony marking the event. The $330 million residential building designed by COX Architecture is located on MacKenzie Street and upon practical completion will become UEM Sunrise’s first completed project in Australia since its entry into the Melbourne market during 2013. Conservatory will also include a display comprising 477 pieces...

Box Hill's latest tower proposal incorporates a public rooftop park

Box Hill residents and visitors alike may soon have the chance to access a publicly accessible space atop a new mixed-use tower on Station Street. No stranger to residential development with a string of recent residential builds completed, Station Street may soon sport a new design highlight with the prospective public space rolled into the development championed by Austone International Pty Ltd and Australia Dingjiu Group Pty Ltd. Designed by...

Hengmao Australia moves on Maribyrnong's activity centre

Council planners have paved the way for a substantial residential development within the Highpoint Major Activity Centre. Last week Council ruled upon the proposal that accounts for an amalgamated 4,928 square metre site at 19-21 White Street. It represents the first application lodged for the immediate area since the land was rezoned into a mixed-use setting, and gained in-principle support from Maribyrnong City Council planners. Council's City...

Probuild tops out World Class Global's Avant ahead of schedule

Located at 54 A'beckett Street, the 55-storey avant has topped out months ahead of schedule, with builder Probuild citing its use of its innovative construction methodology – The Probuild Construction System (PCS) - as a key factor in achieving this significant milestone. Designed by Elenberg Fraser for Singaporean developer World Class Global, avant will upon completion feature 456 residential apartments comprising a mix of one, two and three...

CoPP provides limited joy for two Fishermans Bend proposals

City of Port Phillip will this week indicate that it has sufficient reason to object to two pending projects in Port Melbourne. 17 Rocklea Drive and 365-391 Plummer Street are both within the Wirraway Precinct of Fishermans Bend, and both projects are under the authority of the Minister for Planning. Nonetheless it has been recommended by internal planners that City of Port Phillip denies support for either application in their respective...

SP Setia closes in on Melbourne's next major tower release

SP Setia's golden touch looks to have taken a literal turn as the developer prepares to launch UNO Melbourne. 111 A'Beckett Street will be home to the mixed-use tower, after SP Setia concluded a deal to purchase the site from Singaporean developer Tong Eng for $61 million mid this year. The project is appearing across a number of websites in an all gold finish, differing from the approved version which was to have utilised a tinted performance...

Crema Group sizes up another tower for South Melbourne

Crema Group is the driving force behind the purchase of 8 Palmerston Crescent, South Melbourne which was successfully sold by Colliers earlier this year. Perhaps better known as home to Pink Palace, the 908sqm island site has gone to planning with the expectation of another high-rise for this burgeoning pocket of South Melbourne. Bids for the site closed during March, having been offered for sale for the first time in 30 years. Reportedly sold...

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