Australia, known for its cinematic landscapes, ranging from the red outback sands to the spectacular view of built up skyscrapers, is one of the two most popular countries for Hongkongers to move to.When one thinks of Australia, beautiful landscapes of lush nature and sophisticated cities springs to mind. Scenic landscapes aside, Australia, is also best known for its quality of life.
Its second-largest city, Melbourne has received a perfect score of 100 for its world-class infrastructure in the 2013 EIU Livability Report and for 7 years running, Melbourne has been named the most livable city by The Economist. On top of the quality of living, other key reasons for Melbourne’s popularity among Hongkongers include low crime rate, cheaper real estate and rule of law protecting assets, according to The Australian Financial Review.
That aside, Melbourne is no stranger to Hong Kong property investors. It was ranked as the top city to invest in, amongst other cities in the whole of Asia Pacific by the Emerging Trends in Real Estate Asia Pacific 2019 report compiled by the Urban Land Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Life in the Heart of Melbourne
With narrow lanes concealing highly acclaimed restaurants, bars and street art, Southbank is Melbourne’s dynamic and cosmopolitan inner-city. It is located just slightly south of Melbourne’s Central Business District, along the beautiful Yarra River and the famed Crown Casino.
Just imagine strolling down one of the many quaint lanes along the river, one can simply pop into a trendy cafe or any of the highly acclaimed restaurants and bars along the lanes. It’s no wonder why people live here – there’s no reason not to with Rockpool restaurant, warehouse cafes and some of the best coffee carts in the city at your doorstep.
Wake up in the morning and you will find people striding along the beautiful lanes or cycling along the footpaths. For the nature advocates, the Botanic Gardens is just a few minutes’ walk away. For the art and culture fanatics, there are more art galleries and museums than you can ever imagine. Whether you are after fantastic cafes to unwind or beautiful spaces for cycling or casual walks, there is something for everyone here at Southbank.
With the vibrant living environment and endless activities, the only question is, why wouldn’t you want to live here?
The best of both worlds
Commonly referred to as Inner-City, residents of Southbank enjoy the best of both worlds. You’re right on the river bank, close to entertainment and work in the CBD. For that reason, there is little need to get out at all.
Take students for example, hop on a tram and get to University of Melbourne in minutes, With the tram service, it makes it easy to travel everywhere by public transport or even by walking. The mix of creative businesses and industry as well as being close to Crown Casino, makes Southbank home to students, businessmen and even tourists looking to explore South Melbourne and Crown Casino.
Own an Iconic Home in famed Melbourne
Built for the highest luxury, Australia 108 is developed by Singapore property developer, World Class Global. Designed by multi-disciplinary international architecture firm, Fender Katsalidis, and award-winning interior designers, Carr Design and Hirsch Bedner Associates, the project is set to be Melbourne’s iconic landmark. Standing at 101 levels tall, Australia 108 is the highest residential building in the southern hemisphere, offering unparalleled views of the city, bay and gardens.
Head downstairs and you will find yourself just 7 minutes’ walk away from Crown Casino and within minutes to the CBD. Duck into any of the creative laneways in Southbank, and you will find everything you need.
Coming home to Australia 108 also means returning home to a full range of top-notch facilities designed for luxurious living and comfort. Within the development, residents get to enjoy superior amenities including infinity pools, gym, sky garden, lounges, cinema, golf simulator and many more at clubs on levels 11, 70 & 71.
Designed with residents in mind, the interior of the development has been created to bring apartment design to the realm of five-star hotel living, with luxurious fittings such as Carrara marble, limestone and stone bathtubs and bespoke joinery.
Australia 108 is where an opulent lifestyle above the clouds awaits, one that encapsulates what it truly means to be living in the heart of Melbourne.
Today, dream has become reality. The sky homes are now ready for immediate occupancy. For investors who wish to find out more on Australia 108, register your interest and secure the opportunity to own a piece of the Melbourne’s icon. Look out for an exclusive invitation to the Showcase Event coming soon to Singapore!