Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp

Zurich Australia's renewed push to develop its North Sydney headquarters

Zurich Australian Property Holding Pty Ltd has taken its proposed commercial tower on Mount Street, North Sydney back to planning. Part of Zurich Financial Services Australia, the property offshoot lodged the latest version of its 29 storey tower last week. The refined proposal has seen the expected cost of the development rise to $118 million, above the figure of $103 million which was associated with the initial application which landed with...

The Federation Square of Melbourne's east takes shape

The Federation Square of Melbourne's east? When put in those terms City of Casey's Bunjil Place takes on a project of strong social significance for both the municipality and Melbourne at large. With as many as 12 individual spaces within the Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp-designed civic project, the construction process is naturally as intricate as the building itself. Under the guidance of Brookfield Multiplex construction has hit full stride a...

Bunjil Place a boon for Melbourne's south east

I tend to think Melbourne's outer suburbs are bereft of any great substance, in fact they should be avoided where possible… it's one of the reasons why Urban Melbourne came to be and why we champion higher density living closer to the city's heart. There are of course exceptions to the rule, and today's exception is a momentous one at that. A construction tender is now open for Bunjil Place, City of Casey's initiative to create "A unique...