Mirvac applies to build 31-storey office beside Melbourne’s historic Royal Mint

Mirvac has applied to replace Australian Federal Police’s long-time and low-rise Victorian headquarters – 383 La Trobe Street, near the former Royal Mint, in Melbourne’s CBD – with a 31-storey office. Designed with terraces – a feature making its way into Australian commercial building proposals increasingly since last year – the tower will contain 44,000

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Charter Hall pre-commits Coles to Melbourne and Sydney fulfilment centres

Coles Group has pre-committed to two high-tech distribution centres at Charter Hall Prime Industrial Fund (CPIF) owned estates in Melbourne and Sydney. The agreements, for a combined lettable area of 60,000 square metres, come six months after Charter Hall Group reset and extended leases to the same tenant, affecting Adelaide and Perth warehouses measuring a

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Banyule City Council lists former Banksia Latrobe Secondary College as development site

Banyule City Council is selling one of three ex-schools acquired from the Napthine government in 2012. The former Banksia Latrobe Secondary College at 232 Banksia Street, Bellfield, is expected to trade for more than $25 million, but this couldn’t be confirmed. Colliers International’s Hamish Burgess, Robert Papaleo and Joe Kairouz are marketing the 2.21 hectare

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Japanese Fortune Global 500 telco NTT Group pays $72m for Carlton office

Australian Unity has banked $72 million selling a high-quality Carlton office majority tenanted to the state government’s Environment Protection Authority. Realmont Property Partners, on behalf of Japanese Fortune Global 500 telco NTT Group (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation) picked up 200 Victoria Street on a 4.92 per cent yield. The off-market deal for the seven

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Dexus, Frasers approved to develop $2.5b office project at Sydney’s Central Station

Joint venture partners Dexus and Frasers Property Australia have won approval to build a $2.5 billion commercial complex beside Sydney’s Central Station. With this, the two-tower office proposal moves to the third stage of the NSW government’s Unsolicited Proposal (USP) process. As recently as this month the administration said it intends to use this fast-track

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Nine level luxury apartment project approved opposite Frankston Oval

Two standalone houses on spectacularly located sites near both Frankston’s beach and business district have been permitted to make way for a high end nine-storey apartment complex. Frankston City Council approved Urban DC’s Horizon proposal for 1-2 Plowman Place last month. With 79 dwellings and a curved façade, the complex was penned by Elenberg Fraser

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4Cyte Pathology gets keys to ex-Dandenong family clinic three days after inquiring to lease it

Three days after 4Cyte Pathology inquired to rent a recently vacated medical centre in Dandenong, it had signed a lease agreement and received the keys. Facey Commercial’s Ian Kilgour said the occupier needed more space, urgently. Its new premises at 154 Cleeland Street was until recently occupied as Casey Family Clinic. On a 586 square

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