West Side Place Shortlisted for Urban Developer Awards 2024

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West Side Place, a visionary project aimed at revitalising Melbourne’s western CBD edge, has been recognised as a finalist in the prestigious Urban Developer Awards 2024. This accolade celebrates excellence in urban development across Australia and New Zealand, with West Side Place shortlisted in the highly competitive Development of the Year – Mixed Use category.

A Decade-Long Vision Realised

Over the span of a decade, West Side Place has transformed from a visionary concept into a thriving reality, embodying the essence of urban innovation and community integration. With a strategic focus on rejuvenating the western precinct of Melbourne’s CBD, the project stands as a testament to perseverance and commitment to excellence.

A Masterplan of Balance and Innovation

At the core of West Side Place lies a masterplan meticulously crafted to strike a harmonious balance between functionality and luxurious living. Anchored by two podiums, each adorned with two striking towers, the four tower development embraces a novel approach to urban design, emphasising the importance of community cohesion and green spaces.

A Flourishing Community Hub

Comprising 2900 apartments, 3000 sqm of retail space, and 570 hotel rooms, West Side Place has emerged as a vibrant community hub, catering to the diverse needs of residents and visitors alike. Its expansive footprint spans a city block, seamlessly interconnected by arcades and bustling laneways, fostering a dynamic and inclusive environment.

Central to the project’s ethos is the introduction of a new central green laneway, serving as a vibrant focal point for residents and visitors alike. Activated with ground-floor retail tenancies and hotel lobbies, this pedestrian-friendly thoroughfare fosters a sense of connectivity and vitality, enriching the fabric of the surrounding urban environment.

Landmarks of Distinction

At the heart of West Side Place lies the prestigious Ritz-Carlton, the epitome of luxury and sophistication. As the world’s most renowned hotel brand, its presence within the precinct adds a touch of elegance and exclusivity, further enhancing the allure of this iconic development.

As anticipation builds for the Urban Developer Awards Gala Night on July 31st at The Star Event Centre, Gold Coast, the recognition bestowed upon West Side Place underscores its status as a transformative urban masterpiece. Stay tuned as we await the announcement of the winners and continue to celebrate the legacy of West Side Place in shaping the future of Melbourne’s urban fabric.


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