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Prime Property: Melbourne’s Best Suburbs

by on December 30, 2021 0
Melbourne is often recognized as one of the best cities to live | Source: Getty Images Frequently on the list of the world’s most livable cities, Melbourne has rightly earned a reputation as a culturally vibrant, exciting and beautiful place to live. Characterized by a thriving cafe culture and culinary scene, people of Melbourne... Read More

Gurner and Qualitas unveil $300m build-to-let tower in St Kilda

by on December 15, 2021 0
After completing a fundraising campaign, the Gurner-Qualitas partnership has a war chest of $1.2 billion to accelerate the construction of 1,700 apartments and finance the acquisition of other assets to be built in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. “With strong demand expected from institutional investors for high-quality built-to-let assets over the coming years, our goal... Read More

New life for Fitzroy Street

by on November 15, 2021 0
The second extension of the Renew program is in the form of a gallery and several new restaurants are opening in Fitzroy Street and the Victorian Pride Center (VPC), already a major landmark for locals and visitors, recently reopened after the locking. RFS’s new property, 77 Fitzroy Street, is easily recognizable as it has... Read More

Architecture was his life and his passion

by on October 31, 2021 0
In 1970 the firm moved to a pair of remodeled playhouses in Wallace Avenue, Toorak, where it continues to this day under the direction of Dale and Marjorie’s son, Dale junior. During this time, the practice undertook an enviable range of work nationwide that included office towers, hotels, motels, reception centers, shopping malls, ski... Read More

Vale J. Dale Fisher, 1931-2021

by on October 25, 2021 0
Born in Richmond on August 28, 1931, James Dale Fisher began studying architecture at the Royal Melbourne Technical College (now RMIT) and then finished the evening course at the Architecture Workshop of the University of Melbourne. Awarded with distinction in six subjects, he received his architectural degree in 1955. While still a student, he... Read More

Two St Kilda Road offices for sale

by on October 10, 2021 0
Pasino Investments paid Centuria $ 28.5 million for 607 St Kilda Road. Two St Kilda Road offices bought by separate parties a few months apart in 2012 hit the market this week. The furthest from town – China-backed Pasino Investments sells # 607 – an asset acquired for $ 28.5 million from Centuria, which... Read More

Victoria SCRAPS Her Most Hated – And Weirdest – Covid Rule On Outdoor Masks

by on October 8, 2021 0
Victoria’s most hated and bizarre Covid restriction ends at midnight Friday – the requirement to wear a face mask even while drinking beer or wine. Victoria’s director of health, Brett Sutton, described the change, made at Friday’s Covid briefing, as “small but significant” as the state prepares to allow more freedom outside. “At midnight... Read More

Melbourne is littered with dozens of Nazi stickers following anti-vaxxer protest

by on September 22, 2021 0
The rioters who turned Melbourne into a battleground left dozens of white supremacist stickers in their wake. A non-Protestant Melburnian was disgusted to find stickers in nearby Westgate Park the next morning, reading “Australia for the White Man”. “If you’ve got five minutes free and you’re close to Westgate Park, it’s absolutely littered with... Read More

Over 130 new locations participate in the 2021 Eat Drink Design Awards

by on September 7, 2021 0
Owners of new restaurants, cafes, bars and hotels across the country have defied the misery of COVID-19 lockdowns and towering economic uncertainties to invest millions of dollars in their design and furnishings. Completely unexpected result, the Eat Drink Design Awards 2021 registered an almost record number of admissions. “We were really, really impressed and... Read More

List of Victoria exhibition venues from 1000 venues including the Royal Botanic Garden and other Coles and Woolworths

by on September 2, 2021 0
Victoria’s list of exhibition venues has again swelled to over 1,000 venues and now includes the Royal Botanic Gardens, eleven Coles supermarkets and a dozen new Level 1 venues. As of Friday morning, there were 1,015 sites on the list, which comes a day after the state recorded its largest daily increase in COVID... Read More

Ex-Eve nightclub dedicated to a skyscraper

by on September 1, 2021 0
The proposed 42-storey tower. The Catalfamo family have teamed up with Gurner to replace a large, low-rise Southbank hostel – which once housed the Eve nightclub – with a tall apartment building. The proposed 42-story tower for the Urban Central site at 334-344 City Road would contain 400 apartments, a health and wellness center... Read More

Federal government seeks office in Melbourne

by on August 29, 2021 0
The federal government has quietly issued a major requirement to lease office space in Melbourne. The Commonwealth is looking for between 20,000 and 25,000 square meters of Category A space within a three-mile radius of the GPO, meaning Abbotsford, Cremorne, Footscray, St Kilda Road and South Yarra could be considered. However, given that a... Read More

Templestowe Area Guide | Templestowe Local Guide

by on August 4, 2021 0
While the sleepy town of Templestowe doesn’t get the glory of its better-known neighbors Eltham and Doncaster, there’s plenty to love about this suburb. Located 10 miles northeast of Melbourne’s CBD, Templestowe has many sprawling nature parks, as well as great cafes and family restaurants. What is Templestowe famous for? Westerfolds Park is in... Read More

Launch of The Standard Hotel in Australia

by on May 6, 2021 0
A number of hotel owners and operators continued to be confident in the country’s rebound in tourism, despite occupancy rates still well below 40%. Latest figures from STR analysts show Melbourne currently holds 36% occupancy with room revenue (revPAR) down 65% to $53 a night from a year ago. Despite this, global hospitality giant... Read More

Best CBD Melbourne Hotels With Parking

by on April 22, 2021 0
Atlantis Hotel, Melbourne 300 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia $ 85 Consult the offers Ibis Budget Melbourne Cbd 97-103 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia $ 95 Consult the offers Travelodge Melbourne Docklands Hotel 66 Aurora Lane, Melbourne, VIC 3008, Australia $ 109 Consult the offers Ibis Melbourne & Apartments Hotel 15-21 Therry... Read More