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Development & Planning

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 12:00
Salta Property Group has opted to transform a site with approval for a 5 Star Green Star design rated ‘A Grade’ office building into premium apartments. Already heavily active within the Victoria Street Precinct which straddles both Richmond and Abbotsford, Salta have elected to add 109 high-end apartments on the...

Policy, Culture & Opinion

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 12:00
It is almost 1 year since the Andrews Labor Government swept to power in Victoria. As noted at the time, the 2014 election was dominated by built environment issues. The then Planning Minister, Matthew Guy, had recently rezoned Fishermans Bend had been given the title of ‘Mr Skyscraper’ from certain...


Visual Melbourne

Friday, November 6, 2015 - 08:00
A new piece of street art has been unveiled opposite Etihad Stadium that is in stark contrast to its drab surrounds. The poorly activated surrounds of Etihad Stadium has been given a boost with Melbourne developer Capital Alliance commissioning internationally recognised street artist Rone to create a mural overlooking the...

Transport & Design

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 07:00
It's not easy trying to implement the ideals of a ground-breaking research project into an upcoming apartment development, but that's what St Kilda-based property developer Neometro have endeavoured to achieve with their upcoming project at Jewell Station. The report in question is Increasing density in Australia: maximising the health benefits...

Sustainability & Environment

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 07:15
Identified for a long time as lacking many of the human scale qualities that creates a vibrant and inviting street level environment, Southbank is now subject to a proposal that will create a swathe of open space through the spine of the suburb. City of Melbourne is advancing plans to...