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SEEK and you will find... a new Cremorne headquarters

Architecture practice HASSELL is heading design efforts for a new office development with an end value of $163 million that will see job search firm SEEK take root within Cremorne. The atypically shaped campus-style building was lodged with City of Yarra earlier this month, nominating a large land parcel at 60-88 Cremorne Street as SEEK's new headquarters. Arthur Land Pty Ltd is the listed land owner and applicant within planning documents,...

The Richmond Malt site heads to planning

A planning application has been lodged with Yarra City Council for one of Melbourne's most recognisable development sites. Following a Colliers campaign to sell the Richmond Malt site during 2014, Caydon was revealed as the purchaser and has recently lodged plans for the first phase of the expansive site which includes the famed Nylex Clock. With a land area in excess of 11,000sqm, the Richmond Malt site joins Caydon's existing adjoining...

Cremorne, home to 381 Cremorne Apartments

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Established during the mid 19th century, Cremorne has maintained a varied history with the suburb progressively building an industrial reputation in turn yielding significant Melbourne landmarks such as Dimmeys and Rosella in the process. As Melburnians rediscovered their desire for inner city living during the 1990's, Cremorne was thrust into the spotlight as a highly desirable locale to work and live. 381 Cremorne - an Urban Melbourne Video...

Like it? Love it! 381 Cremorne apartments

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Urban Melbourne loves to highlight certain projects that strike a chord with our ethos; that is quality, higher density developments that are exceptionally located within Melbourne's urban environment, and 381 Cremorne fits the bill. A restrained yet quality development with nearby amenity, retail and transport offerings, Cremorne itself offers one of the highest walk scores of any Melbourne locality at 89. Externally 381 Cremorne sees a fully...

The Creme de la Creme - Cremorne2025

Last week saw the release of the State Government's strategy for Melbourne's future growth through to 2050, simply called ' Plan Melbourne .' The plan identifies key areas for future growth in the form of National Employment Clusters, Activity Centres (Metropolitan and Regional) and various Urban Renewal Projects at the CBD's doorstep. One such project is East Richmond Station/Cremorne, originally mooted in the now defunct Melbourne 2030 plan,...
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Development & Planning

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 12:00
The swirl of development activity in Footscray has found another gear as new projects are submitted for approval, or are on the verge of beginning construction. Two separate planning applications have been advertised by Maribyrnong City Council; their subsequent addition to the Urban Melbourne Project Database has seen the overall number of apartment developments within Footscray in development swell to 40.

Policy, Culture & Opinion

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:00
The marriage of old and new can be a difficult process, particularly when the existing structure has intrinsic heritage value. In previous times Fitzroy's 237 Napier Street served as the home of furniture manufacturer C.F. Rojo and Sons. Taking root during 1887, Christobel Rojo oversaw operations though over time the site would become home to furniture manufacturer Thonet.

Visual Melbourne

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 07:00
The former site of John Batman's home, Batman's Hill is entering the final stages of its redevelopment. Collins Square's final tower has begun its skyward ascent, as has Lendlease's Melbourne Quarter Commercial and Residential precinct already. Melbourne Quarter's first stage is at construction and involves a new 12-storey home for consultancy firm Arup along with a skypark.

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Transport & Design

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 11:00
Infrastructure Victoria unveiled a new round of research into its larger programme of work dealing with managing transport demand. The authority contracted Arup and KPMG to produce the Melbourne Activity Based Model (MABM) and while it is new, it is considered fit for purpose in the strategic context.

Sustainability & Environment

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 12:00
Cbus Property's office development for Medibank at 720 Bourke Street in Docklands recently became the first Australian existing property to receive a WELL Certification, Gold Shell and Core rating. The WELL rating goes beyond sustainable building features with a greater focus on the health and well-being of a building's occupants.