Community Housing Leases 1000 Sq M Box Hill Office

INTERNATIONAL service provider Community Housing Limited – a specialist in securing local accommodation for residents living in overseas slums and other informal housing – has expanded into flash new Box Hill offices.

CHL has signed a major 1000 square metre lease at 26 – 28 Prospect Street (pictured, right), not far from another smaller building it occupied at 9-11 Prospect Street.

Both buildings are near the side-entrance of the Centro Box Hill shopping centre, which also includes a train station.

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Office of Housing Buys Former Box Hill Aged Care Facility

287 Station StreetTHE Office of Housing has paid close to $4 million for a disused aged care facility in Box Hill.

Dwellings on the 2480 square metre site, opposite the Box Hill Tennis Club and near the Surrey Hills and Burwood suburb borders, are expected to be refurbished before being made available to public housing tenants.

The purchase continues a trend of the Federal Government, and associated public housing service providers snapping up prevalent development sites all around Melbourne and Victoria.

Some of the biggest public housing projects are currently under construction in Abbotsford, Ashwood, Carlton, Ringwood and Wonthaggi.

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Indonesian Timber Merchant Pays $24.3 Million For Major Box Hill Office, Melbourne

AN Indonesian timber merchant is understood to have paid $24.3 million for one of Box Hill’s most prominent office buildings.
The government leased 883 Whitehorse Road office was quietly sold this week, reflecting a yield of about 8 per cent, based on the suburban office’s annual income of just over $1.98 million.

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Whitehorse City Council Rejects 38-Level Box Hill Proposal

PLANS for a 38-level building in suburban Box Hill were rejected by the Whitehorse City Council this week and will now be decided by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
The proposed 133-metre tower, earmarked for an open air car park behind Centro Box Hill Shopping Centre, will include 232 apartments, 176 hotel suites, 4350 square metres of offices and about 4,110 square metres of retail space.

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ING Offloads ATO Box Hill Office For $43.8 Million

990 Whitehorse Road, Box HillTHE ING Office Fund has sold a suburban office in Melbourne for $43.8 million, reflecting a high yield of 10 per cent.

The 990 Whitehorse Road office in the eastern suburb of Box Hill is fully occuped by the Australian Taxation Office for whom it was purpose built. The ATO’s lease  at the 21,235 square metre multi-level building expires in 2014.

Views currently enjoyed by the building’s tenants over the Box Hill railway line may soon be lost if a proposed 38-level mixed use tower, mooted for a car park site at the corner of Station and Carrington streets in behind the Centro Box Hill shopping centre, proceeds.

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