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Lighten up, urges PCA

The Property Council of Australia wants an urgent review of planning rules that block developers and anchor tenants from displaying their branded signage on buildings. The call was sparked by Melbourne City Council’s ban on developer Fivex reinstailling signage on Read More

Riverview House – “Corner’s Kicking”

  Food hub, tower project takes off… The new look intersection of Elizabeth and Flinders streets is beginning to take shape with a rush of leases to food outlets just signed off for the corner’s Riverview House. Part of the Read More

Call to Keep City’s Bright Lights

MELBOURNE is in danger of losing its bright neon signs due to over-regulation, a city councillor has warned. Planning portfolio chairman Cr Nicholas Reece said that famous signs like Abbotsford’s Skipping Girl and the Nylex sign in Cremorne would struggle Read More

Melbourne to Celebrate Summer with ‘Pop-Up Park’ in CBD

The City of Melbourne is workshopping the idea of a temporary inner-city public space with the creation of a pop-up park on the eastern side of Elizabeth Street for pedestrians over summer. The 376 square metre space will feature trees, planter boxes, artificial turf, Read More

Melbourne Can’t Wait for Its New CBD Park

Plans for a permanent park at the intersection of Flinders and Elizabeth streets have been postponed until after a $40 million revamp of an office building on the corner has been completed. A temporary pop-up park will be rolled out Read More

Double Bay’s Resurgence Cemented with $600 Million of Development

DOUBLE Bay is about to be jump-started by $600 million of development which will see 277 new apartments built on eight key sites in the suburb’s heart. While dozens of businesses are set to be made homeless by the building Read More

Elizabeth Street to Get Pop-up Park Over Summer

The City of Melbourne will create a pop-up park on the eastern side of Elizabeth Street to provide a dynamic space for pedestrians over summer.  Lord Mayor Robert Doyle AC said the 375sqm pop-up park between Flinders Lane and Flinders Read More

Submission to North Sydney Council Regarding Draft Amendment to North Sydney Development Control Plan 2013 – Advertising and Signage

About Benmill Pty Ltd Benmill Pty Ltd makes this submission is in relation to the proposed Draft Amendment to North Sydney Development Control Plan 2013 – Advertising and Signage. Benmill Pty Ltd is the owner of 275 Alfred Street North, Read More

North Sydney Bayer Sign Up for Grabs after Budget Constraints Forced Pharma Company to Give Up Fights

North Sydney’s Bayer sign is up for lease, after almost 16 years sitting above a tower block on Alfred St in North Sydney. The sign, which will come down by October, has three sides, the front facing the harbour, as well as Read More

Fivex Conserves and Converts Newtown Post Office

Commercial property investor Fivex has refurbished one of Sydney’s 19th century buildings, The Newtown Post Office at 292 King Street, into a new $5 million commercial, retail and residential mixed use development. Fivex, led by Sydney developer Lesli Berger, has upgraded the Read More