Victoria Square

Fender Katsalidis appointed for Victoria Square's next phase

Developer Growland has recently appointed Fender Katsalidis (FK) to design phase two of its six-tower, mixed-use residential project, Victoria Square in Footscray. Fender Katsalidis will design a total of four towers for the project across two stages of the Hopkins Street development with the first two towers being delivered as part of stage two sited above the commercial podium. Together, the $88m second stage will add a further 146 apartments...

Kinnears and Victoria Square add to Footscray's construction upswing

Standing dormant for years, Kinnears Footscray has finally begun its transformation into a mixed-use precinct. Builder LU Simon has initiated works on Stage One of the project, which will be known as L.I.V.E. City. Beating out other contractors such as Hutchinson and Hamilton Marino, LU Simon is tasked with delivering 208 apartments across 14 levels at the western most section of the massive 33,393 square metre site which is addressed 124-188...

Growland positions Victoria Square as an affordable buyer option

Affordability is the buzz word, and has been for some time in regards to Melbourne's property scene. It's quite hard to escape the plethora of articles on the pressing issue at the moment, and understandably so. One such article in this week's AFR goes in depth on the housing affordability issue , touching upon both the detached housing and apartment sector, and the differences between the two from a local perspective. In this malaise of...