Fishermans Bend

CEL Australia to launch latest Fishermans Bend development this weekend

First mentioned on Urban.com.au last month , the first stage of CEL Australia's FIFTEEN85 South Melbourne development, within the Fishermans Bend Urban Renewal Area, is being launched this weekend. Located at 15 - 85 Gladstone Street, FIFTEEN85 is located just a few doors down from Gravity Tower , the first residential tower to be built within the Montague precinct of Fishermans Bend, and will comprise three towers of up to 30-storeys. FIFTEEN...

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 first look inside Hayball's South Melbourne Primary School

Despite the planning uncertainty swirling around Fishermans Bend, the urban renewal area can now boast a world-beating and fully complete Primary School. To mark the completion of South Melbourne Primary School (SMPS), project architects Hayball have commissioned new imagery of the complex. Melbourne-based architecture photographer Dianne Snape was tasked with capturing SMPS in use, in the process providing the wider public with a first glimpse...

The latest Fishermans Bend developer with a spring in their step?

One of Fishermans Bend's largest development applications is tonight poised to score a victory of sorts, with City of Melbourne officers urging management to support a massive development at 162-188 Turner Street, Port Melbourne. Council officers have recommended support for the project of five towers, or nearly 1,500 apartments which would sit on a roughly 21,000 square metre plot abutting both Citylink and the West Gate Freeway. City of...

Fishermans Bend framework submissions highlight angst over Yarra tram bridge

Submissions to the Fishermans Bend Planning Review Panel have a strong theme of calling out the lack of commitments and funding in the transport component of the framework and likewise, the preferred tram bridge across the Yarra fro M Docklands remains a flashpoint. There are multiple submissions from landowners in Fishermans Bend as well as many other submissions focusing on the individual precinct planning controls - Goodman as the largest...

Goodman Group outlines its future Fishermans Bend expectations

Fishermans Bend's largest land owner has teamed with Roberts Day to table a far-reaching report which forms its response to the Fishermans Bend Draft Framework Plan. Across 437-481 Plummer Street, 153 Bertie Street & 350 Bridge Street and 520 Graham Street, the Goodman portfolio spans six separate land parcels amounting to 33 hectares, or in excess of 330,000 square metres. 26 hectares of this land is continuous across both the Wirraway and...

Capital Alliance and DKO Architecture showcase Docklands and prepare Fishermans Bend

Capital Alliance is ramping up exposure of its Docklands development prior to the developer's formal launch of the residential component of the project. The Docklands Residences will share the DKO Architecture-designed tower with a new Marriott hotel; the first to be built in Australia in 20 years. 106 apartments are included above 200 five star Marriott hotel rooms, located across 6 levels on the southern side of the 17 level building...

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...

Community benefits and a Green Star rating underpin Fishermans Bend's latest proposal

Fishermans Bend's most recent planning application has been loaded with a host of community-oriented features. 18-22 Salmon Street Port Melbourne was lodged with the State Government earlier this month, and is the first project to do so post Planning Minister Richard Wynne's release of the draft framework for the urban renewal area during October. Dubbed Wirraway Central , the project would account for a 9,400sqm corner site that is currently...

Richard Wynne on Fishermans Bend: we have to get urban renewal projects right

Melbourne doesn’t remain the world’s most liveable city by standing still. Just ask any overseas or interstate visitor returning to Victoria and they’ll tell you, Melbourne is ever moving and always growing. We wouldn’t have it any other way. Cranes in the sky and shovels in the ground on every street corner indicate that Melbourne is forever a moving feast, but it’s only so often we have the opportunity to truly transform the shape of our city...

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