The Urban Melbourne Data Portal is a subscription-only service which allows subscribers to obtain a more holistic view of our trusted Project Database.
Subscribers have access to a more granular level of data we keep on development projects right around Melbourne and also have the ability to export the public domain information we aggregate for more in-depth analysis.
Want to gain a deeper understanding on the state of play in Melbourne's development scene? Want to be able to use our data in your own analytical tools? Looking to save time getting the data you're looking for?
Don't want to pay multiple thousands of dollars every year?
If you answer any of the above questions in the affirmative then becoming a subscriber is for you.
How much does a subscription cost?
$1000 + GST per annum.
Annual subscriptions are for one user login only. If you wish to grant more than one employee in your organisation with their own access to the Data Portal, each extra user account will be charged at $75 + GST per annum and added to your annual invoice.
A few other things…
Upon receipt of your signup form we generate an invoice and send to the email address provided in the form. We will only grant access to subscribers whose subscription fee has been cleared into the bank account of Alamar AV Communications Pty Ltd (publisher of this website).
Invoices are automatically set to recur each year on the date of the first invoice.
It is our hope that all our subscribers will see the value in maintaining a subscription as we constantly update and add new datasets over time, however should wish to cancel a subscription, our refund policy is as follows:
Annual. Refunds may be requested and the amount to be refunded will be based on your subscription tenure. If a refund is requested within the first 0-3 months in your subscription period, the maximum refund is $500; 4-6 months $350; 7-9 months: $200; 10-12 months: nil.
Extra user accounts on Annual subscriptions - no refunds. If you wish to remove some users from your annual subscription, the access will remain until your annual renewal date and the user will not be present on the next invoice.
A rush of planning applications either side of the festive break are cumulatively seeking to add to South Melbourne's robust development scene, with four major apartment projects lodged. City of Port Phillip will now assess the respective merits of the fresh applications, along with a handful of other noteworthy towers already at planning that when combined, would provide the popular suburb with thousands of new apartments.
On 2 January 2017, it was reported that several popular eateries and bars in Footscray had been vandalised, including the perennially successful 8 Bit Burgers on Droop Street, and Up In Smoke on Hopkins Street. 8 Bit had the warm new year's welcome gift of 14 smashed windows and the words “F**k off hipster scum” spray-painted on their entrance.
Melbourne’s architectural landscape is a wonderful juxtaposition of modern and Victorian architecture. Although the CBD has been peppered with many skyscrapers, its historical structures have won Melbourne the title of “Australia’s most European city”.
New York City is doing amazing things for bicycles and Melbourne could learn a thing or two. New York offers a good example for Melbourne of a city that, against the odds, is taking bicycles seriously as a transport mode.
Timber mid-rise buildings are becoming the preferred choice for many stakeholders in Melbourne, due to a combination of factors, including cost-effectiveness, liveability, ease and efficiency of construction. Within the recent National Construction Code change, Deemed-To-Satisfy provisions allow mid-rise timber construction for buildings up to 25 metres “effective height” (typically, eight storeys).