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Docklands defies the financial gloom

27 Sep 2011

Docklands defies the financial gloom Image

Twenty tower cranes lining our skyline are a potentsymbol of Docklands’ defiance of the gloomy global economic climate.

Development in Docklands has never been better with more than $2 billion worth of commercial and residential construction currently underway.

And there are many other projects that will be coming out of the ground in coming months on all sides of Docklands.

As at September 12, about 335,000sqm gross floor area, which includes 1221 new dwellings, was underway.

VicUrban’s acting general manager for Docklands, Simon Wilson, said:  “Docklands is currently experiencing a development boom, with more construction activity currently underway than any other period in its 10-year history.”

Developments currently under construction include:

Development    Developer    Gross Floor Area    Dwellings
Kangan Batman TAFE – Stage 2, 2-
48 Harbour Esplanade    Kangan Institute    13,504sqm    0
North East Stadium Precinct:
Lacrosse, Stage 1 – 675 LaTrobe St    675 LaTrobe Street Pty Ltd – Charter Hall (Pan Urban Development Manager)    21,752sqm    312
Victoria Harbour:
Convesso, 8 Waterside Place    Lend Lease    28,549sqm    220
Victoria Harbour:
Serrata, 807-817 Bourke St    Lend Lease    15,252sqm    144
NewQuay:
Harbour One, 353-369 Docklands Drive    MAB Corporation    26,466sqm    310
Victoria Harbour:
Aurecon, 850-846 Collins St    Lend Lease    19,947sqm    0
Digital Harbour:  
Melbourne Water, 990 LaTrobe St     Digital Harbour    14,520sqm    0
Collins Square:  
4A Building, 745 Collins St    Walker Corporation    39,843sqm    0
Goods Shed South, 711 Collins St    Walker Corporation    11,031sqm    0
Collins Square: 4B, 719 Collins St    Walker Corporation    41,732sqm    0
South East Stadium Precinct:
NAB Stage 1, 700 Bourke St    Bourke Junction Nominees –
CBUS Property    63,120sqm    0
Yarra’s Edge: Tower 8    Mirvac    26,852sqm    201
Yarra’s Edge: Low Rise Stage 3    Mirvac    6061sqm    17
Yarra’s Edge: Low Rise Stage 4    Mirvac    6061sqm    17
Total    -    334,690sqm    1221

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