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Nexus Court's hotel receives the nod

Monash City Council has provided Salta's latest pursuit within their Nexus Corporate mixed-use precinct a Notice of Decision to Grant a Planning Permit, with final approval little more than a formality. Last month Urban Melbourne outlined the mixed-use proposal at 12 Nexus Court, which now stands to become Mulgrave's tallest building. Indicative renders suggest that Tribe Hotel Group may have earmarked Salta Properties' intended Mulgrave mixed-...

Salta pursues Mulgrave's first hotel

Should Salta Properties gain approval, it will have the right to deliver Mulgrave's first hotel of any note. Late last year the developer initiated a planning application for a mixed-use building at its Nexus Corporate office park that abuts the Monash Freeway. Under its 12 Nexus Unit Trust entity, Salta Properties is seeking to add the substantial 14 level tower for the purposes of serving the current and future predominantly commercial...

Target's Williams Landing HQ a boon for the west's commercial prospects

Melbourne's west may not be the epicentre of commercial development, but a trickle of projects is casting a light on the areas potential for future commercial growth. The recent announcement that Target Australia will move its national headquarters to Williams Landing serves to bolster the west's profile, whilst also providing developer Cedar Woods with a premium tenant for their masterplanned development. Located opposite Williams Landing...

A commercial mini city beckons as Melbourne's southeast flourishes

City of Monash planners have recommended that Singapore-backed Frasers Property Australia along with project partner Commercial & Industrial Property (CIP) be allowed to proceed with a multi-staged commercial development that would become one of suburban Melbourne's largest. Subject to a raft of conditions, the proposal which includes in excess of 60,000sqm of commercial office space is poised to account for a vacant site at 254-294...

Prahran's vertical school nears as South Melbourne PS powers ahead

Melbourne's latest public vertical high school is edging closer to reality. After being officially revealed last month by the Victorian School Building Authority, Prahran High School's construction tender is drawing to a close. The facility will be Melbourne's third vertical high school, following on from examples in South Melbourne and Richmond. On a site fronting High Street, demolition on the Gray Puksand-designed project is underway and...

Dexus doubles up with approval for a substantial commercial development

It's been an eventful few weeks for Sydney-based DEXUS Property Group in its Melbourne sphere of operations. Whilst a number of big ticket items have grabbed the headlines, the real estate group has managed to secure all but final approval for one of suburban Melbourne's largest commercial developments. City of Monash have green lighted DEXUS's plans to greatly expand their Axxess Corporate Park within Mount Waverley. Lodged with Council during...