Little Projects

Bridge Road's latest development complete, what next for the rising apartment strip

The completion of Dux Richmond Hill in recent days has added further weight to the strip's diversification away from being predominantly a retail zone. In recent years Urban Melbourne has looked at the strip's retail woes , potential solutions in fixing the faltering strip and its drift toward apartment development . Dux Richmond Hill at 153-177 Bridge Road has added a further 175 apartments, placing it as Bridge road's second largest apartment...

Little Projects lands Hyatt Centric for Downie Street

The decade-long bid to redevelop a vacant Downier Street site will come to fruition at the hand of Little Projects, with Hyatt Hotels Corporation signing on for their first Melbourne location. Little Projects' intentions for a hotel development onsite were flagged last month, although the developer was reluctant to name the operator subject to agreements being finalised. Hyatt Centric Melbourne will include 278 guestrooms and suites, and is...

Tall stories and big Little Projects on Lorimer Street

What's in a tower, or two? Last Friday Little Projects received planning approval for a twin tower scheme nestled in behind Yarra's Edge, that the developer believes will act as an entrance point to Lorimer Precinct within Fishermans Bend. Initially submitted as a 74 level tower with provisions for public space and a tram line through the site, the scheme was subsequently scaled downwards resulting in two towers of 47 and 49 storeys. 85-93...

Central South Yarra tops out

Little Projects' Central South Yarra development located at 3 Yarra Street has achieved a major construction milestone: topping out. On Wednesday the 11th of February, Little Projects held a traditional construction event to mark the milestone with an olive tree hoisted up to the rooftop where it spent three days; the placement of a tree when a building tops out is to symbolise growth and bring luck to a development. Michael Fox, Managing...

Little Projects: current success and future intent

Previously covered by Urban Melbourne regarding its excellent public permeability , Tip Top Brunswick can now boast the 2014 Property Review Australia, Heritage Property Award for the integrated six building complex of 411 dwellings. Developer Little Projects' Managing Director Michael Fox was on hand to provide a tour of Tip Top Brunswick, pointing out some of the lesser known qualities for the development while also providing guidance for...

Public permeability and the Tip Top Brunswick East development

Over the course of the last two years Urban Melbourne has had cause to progressively watch Little Projects' Tip Top apartment project rise from the ground in East Brunswick. Emerging from dual 1940's Dutch art deco heritage façades fronting both Edward and Weston streets, the development was progressively opened over the course of 2014 as final touches were applied to public areas. Granted the masses won't be filtering through Tip Top's...