Planning

Arden Station completed - Melbourne Metro Tunnel project

Arden Station completed ahead Melbourne Metro Tunnel opening

January 15th, 2024 - Sean Car

In a significant development for Melbourne’s public transport system, Arden Station, the inaugural stop in the expansive Metro Tunnel project, has been completed and is now ready for testing.

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Campus style village under way in Kensington

December 12th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Construction of a “village precinct” comprising a landscaped courtyard, an outdoor pool, and retail shops is well under way as part of a build-to-rent project in Kensington.

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Student accommodation to be redeveloped after five years

December 12th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

The City of Melbourne has endorsed a plan to knock down and redevelop a North Melbourne student accommodation complex despite a 12-storey building having been built five years ago.

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Council review finds lack of social and affordable housing a “major planning issue”

December 12th, 2023 - David Schout

A once-per-term City of Melbourne review has pinpointed key areas of concern, and questioned the time now taken for planning scheme amendments to be approved.

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West Melbourne site on offer for $11 million

December 11th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

A prominent triple-fronted site in West Melbourne, which has a planning permit for a six-storey mixed-use development, is up for sale, with an asking price of $11 million.

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“No one will be left behind”: how government’s social housing model could play out at public housing towers

November 15th, 2023 - Sean Car

Could the state government’s “ground-lease” social housing model, as seen in recent developments such as those in Prahran, provide the formula for what’s to come at the 44 soon-to-be-demolished public housing towers across Melbourne?

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Trio of buildings with affordable housing approved for West Melbourne

November 15th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

The City of Melbourne has endorsed an $80 million mixed-use development plan in West Melbourne that would include offices, food and drink venues, apartments, and affordable housing.

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New industrial precinct launches at historic flour mill site in West Melbourne

November 15th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

A century-old flour mill in West Melbourne has been turned into a $130 million industrial precinct featuring a mix of commercial offices, creative workspaces, and warehouses.

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West Gate Tunnel moving ahead

November 15th, 2023 - North West City News

Deep underground and high in the air, two major milestones were reached on the West Gate Tunnel Project in November.

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Melbourne University conducts a field trip with residents in the Arden precinct

November 15th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

University of Melbourne students recently joined North and West Melbourne residents to conduct a tour of the Arden precinct to discuss what the future of the area would look like as it undergoes significant development during the next 30 years.

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