Urbanest

Further details of Hayball's design for Carlton Connect emerge

Further details for Hayball's latest student accommodation project, which will form part of the University of Melbourne’s Carlton Connect innovation precinct, have been released. Located on the corner of Swanston and Grattan streets in Carlton, the new precinct will be a completely integrated development providing spaces for industry, research and development, academia, accommodation for postgraduates, a public showcase and community facilities...

Carlton's magnetic appeal for student accommodation strengthens

Journal Student Living's move on 500 Swanston Street headlines a fresh drive of student accommodation projects looking to call Carlton home. The $60m build would be Journal's second Melbourne project after 18-32 Leicester Street which is in the hands of Icon Construction. Journal Student Living is backed by South African company Redefine Properties. 500 Swanston Street as the current home of the CFMEU accounts for a 1,388sqm land plot and finds...

Urbanest adds another tower to the student accommodation surge

With an already impressive list of recently completed and upcoming projects, Melbourne's student accommodation sector looks set to receive another Urbanest location with the operator sizing up a prime Carlton corner site. A $61 million proposal has been lodged with City of Melbourne during April that would see a new tower containing 628 student beds at 599-605 Swanston Street. Rising behind a retained heritage facade, the proposal adds to the...