St Kilda Road will always be remembered as the precinct to pioneer high rise apartment living in this city. Dotted in amongst the retained mansions, and tired old office buildings, are some of the most prominent apartment towers in Melbourne – including the Kingstoun, Yve – and Melburnian.Read more
On January 1 2007, tens of thousands of like-minded investors suddenly made the decision that they would invest in property – driving them to the market in droves.Read more
THE ANGLICAN Trust has reaped more than $1.5 million from the sale of disused land, at the rear of its St Nicholas Church, in Mordialloc, about 25 kilometres south of Melbourne. The 1,379 square metre block at the intersection of Bear and Albert streets, and near the suburb’s Main Street retail hub, is expected to makeRead more
AFTER a false start, boutique builder R.Corporation has gone back to the drawing board, proposing to redevelop an historic horse stables building it acquired as part of a larger development site three years ago. R.Corporation plans to build apartments within the walls of 1900s stables, part of the $140 Clara development in South Yarra, which includesRead more
CONSTRUCTION of a boutique apartment building, on what was once land behind the Geddes Antiques stores in High Street Armadale, is set to start in July. The 3-level, 8-unit building, with the new street address of 44 New Street, is being developed by Little Project Developments, a construction company owned by Toll Holdings boss Paul Little. PricesRead more
Charter Hall, one of Australia’s leading property fund managers and property developers has been awarded the exclusive right to negotiate the purchase of the Nine Network’s headquarters in both Sydney and Melbourne following a tender process.Read more
RESIDENTIAL and commercial developer Omni Property Group is formalising plans to buy the Tip Top Bakery site in Brunswick, in a deal worth about $11 million.Read more
THEY build “love-it-or-hate-it” apartment complexes in some of Melbourne’s best streets.
And now boutique builder Arno is coming to St Kilda, with plans to develop a four-storey, 33-unit high-end apartment building at the intersection of Acland and Carlisle streets, opposite the O’Donnell Gardens and Luna Park.
The Face, as it is to be known, will be identified by its distinctive “sinuous and liquid” copper facade, and oval shaped window frames, inspired by surrealist artist Salvador Dali.Read more
Any chance of the North Melbourne football club’s Arden Street training ground being turned into townhouses and apartments has faded – for the moment anyhow.Read more
Five retail shops on the ground floor of St Kilda Roads Chevron Hotel have sold via an expression of interest campaign, in deals worth more than $6 million.Read more
Fifty years ago, developers wanted to replace the grand old Astor Theatre with its traditional stalls and dress circle, with a bowling alley or library. Now developers are eyeing the cinema block as a site for high-rise apartments.Read more
A private developer has paid $7 million for a 5000 square metre development site in the inner northern suburb of Parkville.Read more
Melbournes fascination with bayside property shows no sign of stopping soon, according to new research by the Real Estate Institute of Victoria.Read more
Residents in St Kilda Road’s distinctive Yve apartment block may have noticed it was a little busier in the reception foyer this last fortnight, with Australian tennis champ Lleyton Hewitt and family finally able to use the penthouse he had the foresight to buy four years ago.Read more