Hawthorn Park

Excavation underway

May 15, 2019

Head contractor Hickory has provided a construction update. Demolition has been completed and extensive earthworks are currently underway, with Hawthorn Park’s anticipated completion date set for the third quarter of 2020.

Ground is broken

July 26, 2018

Hawthorn Park, Boroondara’s largest development, has broken ground.

Developer Dahua Group has selected builder Hickory as head contractor for the $300 million project.

Dahua Group’s Development Director, Hugh Lu says the ground breaking ceremony marks a significant milestone for Dahua, following clearing of the site in July of this year with an expected construction programme of 24-26 months.

William Huang, Managing Director of Dahua Melbourne told Urban.com.au “Dahua Group Melbourne are excited to begin construction on this premier flagship development for the city of Boroondara. The team are committed to delivering a community of exemplary design and location in a high quality, medium density project for a growing Melbourne population.”

The Melbourne - Singapore apartment connection

March 19, 2018

Melbourne and Singapore might not seem to have a lot in common at first glance.

But a wave of money from an increasingly sophisticated buyer base is coming to Australia’s property markets out of South-East Asia, which are giving some Melbourne developments a more Singaporean feel, especially when it comes to embracing greenery.

Read more about the story here.

Hawthorn East second most liveable suburb in Melbourne

March 6, 2018

A new report from global financial firm PwC has ranked Hawthorn East as one of Melbourne’s best suburbs to live in, second to neighbouring Richmond and followed by Hawthorn.

Hawthorn East also scored above average in the ‘Work category and highly in the ‘Play’ category.

The CityPulse report provides a national dataset that looks at Melbourne cities across three simple measures – live, work and play.

Read more about the story here.

Five steps to making your apartment appear bigger

January 16, 2018

Domo Collections founder and future Hawthorn Park resident Jane November took Vogue Living through her top tips to making an apartment appear bigger.

Here, Novembre shares her five top tips for styling an apartment — all aimed at maximising space while letting character shine through.

Read more on vogue.com.au

How to make a brand new apartment feel like a home

October 23, 2017

Franc and Jane Novembre, the husband and wife team behind luxury furniture retailer Domo, are no strangers to style.

The couple recently snapped up a penthouse apartment in the exciting new Hawthorn Park development and will be offering luxury furniture packages to fellow residents.

Read more on Realestate.com.au

Domo Collections owners Frank and Jane Novembre buy penthouse

September 12, 2017

The family behind a premium furniture group are about to put themselves in their clients shoes.

Domo Collections founders Jane and Frank Novembre have snapped up a luxurious off-the-plan penthouse in the Hawthorn Park development in Hawthorn east.

Read more on REA

Dahua Group's Green Lu Discusses Hawthorn Park

September 8, 2017

First covered on Urban Melbourne over a year ago, Dahua Group’s $300million Hawthorn Park development will be the largest development within the City of Boroondara LGA upon completion comprising four buildings on a 1.2ha site within walking distance of shopping, cafes and entertainment in Camberwell, Auburn Station and Swinburne University.

Read more on Urban Melbourne

‘Sky pool’ to crown Hawthorn East apartment development

July 28, 2017

A “SKY pool” suspended between two buildings is planned for a new Hawthorn East apartment development.

Lead architect on the Hawthorn Park project, Rothelowman’s Kim Lowman, said he believed the bridge-like 25m pool would be the first of its kind in Melbourne.

Read more in the Weekly Times

Developers turn to larger apartments to compete with townhouses

June 3, 2017

Developers are banking on family-sized apartments and features like internal lifts to entice downsizing baby boomers into suburban projects.

Read more in the SMH.