CFS, Gandel Propose $500 Million Hotel and Office Redevelopment at Chadstone Shopping Centre

THE biggest shopping centre in the southern hemisphere is about to undergo its highest profile redevelopment, some 51 years after it opened (pictured, right).

The owners of the complex now known as Chadstone – The Fashion Capital, are negotiating with the Stonnington City Council to build two glass skyscrapers, each of about 12 levels, at the easternmost edge of the complex near Dandenong Road.

If approved, one tower will accommodate a hotel, and the other, an office.

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Fridcorp to Build Office Suites into Salt Site $150m Redevelopment

Former Salt Nightclub, South YarraBOUTIQUE builder Fridcorp has used its $150 million redevelopment of the notorious former Salt nightclub, to diversify into commercial office development.
Fridcorp will develop 2,247 square metres of offices within South Yarra’s “lilli” development, on the corner of Claremont and Daly streets in South Yarra.
Lilli is an Elenberg Fraser designed 15-level building, with ground floor retail abutting a new pedestrian thoroughfare which will give South Yarra train passengers direct access to Chapel Street via Daly Street, bypassing Toorak Road.

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Office Tower Earmarked For Site Adjoining Melbourne Airport, Tullamarine

SPOTTING Melbourne Airport from an airplane window might be easier within a couple of years.
Plans have been lodged with the Hume City Council to develop an 11-level office tower at a site abutting the Tullamarine airport, at 257 Melrose Drive.
A council spokeswoman confirmed the application will include three levels of basement car parks, and offices over the top eight levels.

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Major Development Mooted Opposite Balwyn Theatre

THE Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has approved a major mixed use development, for a site opposite the popular Balwyn Theatre.
The owner of the 188 Whitehorse Road Balwyn site, represented by town planner Urbis JHD, plans to build a 3-storey building comprising a 2,412 square metre supermarket, two levels of offices totalling 3,565 square metres, and 213 car spaces. The development, which will also be accessed via Jersey Street, was approved by VCAT with some amendments. It’s speculated the project could have an end value of between $20 million and $25 million.

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