New Plan for 33-Level Skyscraper in Suburban Melbourne

NEW plans are in the works to redevelop the Box Hill car park which four years ago was earmarked to become suburban Melbourne’s tallest skyscraper.

Developer AXF Group is in discussion with the Whitehorse City Council to build another landmark project at the 545 Station Street site, near the corner of Whitehorse Road and behind the Centro Box Hill shopping centre, which is atop the busy train station.

In 2008, The Age reported plans by the site owner to replace the 2417 square metre site, currently an open-air car park, with a 39-level tower, offering office and retail space, as well as an unconfirmed number of apartments (some of which would have been managed as hotel suites) estimated by some to be a couple of hundred.

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