The Stockwell Property Group has taken a significant stride in shaping the skyline of South Brisbane, unveiling plans for a 30-storey residential tower at 175 Melbourne Street. This development application signals their latest venture in the coveted northern pocket of South Brisbane, adding a striking 30-level structure to the cityscape.
Nestled on a 1,490 sqm site at the intersection of Melbourne Street and Edmondstone Street, the development site boasts a strategic connection to the Melbourne Street mixed-use precinct and adjoins residential zones to the south. The property falls under the PC1, Principal Centre (City Centre) zoning and strategically positions itself between the West End precinct and the bustling Melbourne St Boulevard, flanked by the cultural and arts precinct. The planning has for the project has been lodged by RPS Group on behalf of the developers.
Crafted by Mode Design Corp, the proposed tower promises an array of upscale living spaces, perched atop a three-level parking podium and a ground-level commercial tenancy. Residents are set to enjoy a host of amenities, including a rooftop garden with a 17-meter swimming pool and spa, a function room with an outdoor terrace, a gym, a yoga lawn, and a dog park. The development plan includes 240 parking spaces and 164 bicycle spaces.
Stockwell, a family-run development firm spearheaded by former Olympic swimming champion Mark Stockwell, envisions this project as a meticulously curated haven for owner-occupiers. Among the 130 apartments, the majority will feature four to five bedrooms, with only 27 two-bedroom and 25 three-bedroom units. The development plan outlines 52 four-bedroom apartments and 26 five-bedroom apartments.
The project will unfold in two stages, with the first phase encompassing the basement, podium, and tower up to level 20. The second stage will witness the completion of levels 21 to 30. The apartments, thoughtfully designed by Mode Design Corp, will boast expansive floor plans, each offering captivating views of Brisbane’s urban panorama.
A 132 sqm commercial tenancy on the ground floor is slated to provide an active frontage parallel to Melbourne Street, with pedestrian access via the south corner of Melbourne Street and Edmondstone Street. The site’s proximity to Fish Lane’s vibrant retail and dining precinct and its linkage to Victoria Bridge, leading to Queen Street Mall, enhances its appeal.
Stockwell Property Group has established itself as a familiar presence in this prime central South Brisbane location, concurrently navigating the construction phase of the Croft and Cremorne project on Fish Lane in collaboration with Hutchinson’s Builders. This new project is also benefited by the hugely successful West Village precinct, which sits 300m walk way, giving buyers access to a huge commercial amenity area.
As the cityscape evolves, Stockwell Property Group remains at the forefront of shaping South Brisbane’s skyline with its visionary and meticulously planned developments. The development application plans can be found here.
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