Box Hill Central Redevelopment, Melbourne
Client: Vicinity Centres
Role: Project Management
Vicinity Centres is in the process of revitalising the heart of Box Hill with a $2b mixed use master plan, that will be delivered over a number of stages. The concept design for Stage 1 is now complete and planning applications have now been submitted for a commercial office building, residential tower, and new public spaces, with a total investment value of $662m. Key components of the Stage 1 development include:
Commercial Office Building
■ Total investment value of $377 million
■ 25 level building with 42,000 sqm of net lettable area and 200 car parks
■ Five Star Green Star and WELL Building Certification and a Property Council of Australia A grade rating.
■ Total investment value of $285 million
■ 366 apartments over 48 levels
■ 7,000 sqm of new office space and retail activating ground levels, and 271 car parks
New Public Space
■ $21 million investment in the creation of new and upgrade of existing public open space, including town square and amphitheatre-style steps
■ Conversion of more than 3,350 sqm of private land into publicly accessible space
Essence worked as an integrated part of the Vicinity development team providing development and project management support on the project for the preparation of the concept design and submission of the planning applications.