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Contract won to build 65-storey Melbourne residential tower

Malaysian property developer SP Setia has appointed a builder for its new 65-storey residential tower in Melbourne’s CBD.

Malaysian property developer SP Setia has appointed a builder for its new 65-storey residential tower in Melbourne’s CBD.

Probuild will deliver the 210-metre-high development at 111 A’Beckett Street, designed by Elenberg Fraser.

The project, named UNO, will occupy 1741 square metres and will incorporate the existing heritage building’s facade, along with ground floor retail and a childcare centre.

Upon completion, the development will have a lobby, concierge, private dining area, bar, entertainment space and media room.

Additionally, residential facilities will include a yoga studio, therapy room, gym, steam room, sauna, spa, swimming pool and outdoor cinema.

UNO will be the fourth residential project where Probuild has worked with Elenberg Fraser.

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Probuild’s Group Managing Director, Luke Stambolis, said the company was proud to be appointed by SP Setia, following its other projects in Melbourne.

“SP Setia and Elenberg Fraser have always created projects of distinction through timeless, considered design and UNO will be no different, with highly considered apartments and world-class residential amenities,” he said.

“This appointment is testament to the faith SP Setia has in Probuild’s extensive expertise in residential construction, as well as our commitment to safety and delivering Melbourne’s best quality apartments.”

SP Setia’s Australian CEO, Choong Kai Wai, said he is excited to see the UNO vision come to life.

“I’m incredibly proud of our team in Australia to get to this point in the development of UNO, which will truly be a new landmark for Melbourne’s skyline,” he said.

“We look forward to progressing our new relationship with Probuild, a builder who is committed to safety and delivering high quality residential apartments.”

Choong said the central location of UNO Melbourne set it apart from SP Setia’s other projects.

“In addition to its exceptional residential amenity, UNO occupies a prime CBD footprint, within walking distance of the best Melbourne has to offer, including sought-after buyer criteria, such as the Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne Central and RMIT University,” he said.

Colliers International has been appointed to sell the apartments.

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