PDG Corporation

The Queen Victoria Market renewal project: a refresher

Last week's joint announcement by Planning Minister Richard Wynne, Premier Daniel Andrews and Lord Mayor Robert Doyle that the Amendment C245 planning controls have been adopted, paves the way for work to commence on the $250 million dollar redevelopment of the Queen Victoria Market. Concept for Munro site (subject to change). Image: City of Melbourne In the first instance, the project will deliver new cold storage facilities, power, and modern...

PDG Corporation usher in its next wave of apartment projects

Local developer PDG Corporation is in the process of replenishing its development pipeline, with two apartment projects currently at planning. The two new residential projects are located in two heavily influential suburbs in terms of apartment activity, namely West Melbourne and Brunswick. These two have hit advertising with their respective councils at a time when PDG Corporation's two current apartment projects are nearing construction...

PDG Corporation and Spec Property double up in North Melbourne

PDG Corporation and Spec Property have seized upon the success of their current North Melbourne projects by each proposing separate additional apartment developments within the suburb. Far from the soaring towers of Melbourne's CBD, the proposed developments are comparatively modest, yet point to the underlying strength of North Melbourne as a desired suburb for both developers and buyers seeking to avoid postcode 3000. Lodged with City of...

Beyond the hyperbole - what really sets Prima Pearl apart

As many readers and prospective apartment buyers are aware, masses of words are dedicated to the marketing of apartment projects. Generally emotive and altogether generic, it's the final product that truly defines a project. P Rima Pearl developer PDG have asserted their project "will be unlike any other residential development currently in Australia." While Urban Melbourne provided an overview of P Rima Pearl 's current status , we were...

A bronzed icon takes its place

Crane your neck skyward toward Southbank and you'll see the final floors appearing on Melbourne's latest high-rise icon: P Rima Pearl . Site works began in February 2011, giving a fair indication as to how much time, resource and effort is required to realise a tower of P Rima Pearl 's ilk. Under the guidance of Brookfield Multiplex the tower recently reached its maximum height of 256 metres, officially making P Rima Pearl the 2nd tallest...