Docklands & Southbank Property InformationOver the past 15 years the Victorian Government has made significant investment into fortifying Melbourne's position as the sporting and cultural capital of Australia. The southern bank of the Yarra River has been at the heart of this plan and is the central point for a wide range of art galleries, theaters, sporting arenas and large public spaces as well as the Melbourne Convention Centre and Crown Entertainment Complex.
Southbank is a premium residential address. Predominantly high rise apartments boasting spectacular views to the CBD across the Yarra River or south and east over the suburbs. This area was originally built up over the late 80's and 90's with medium rise towers but has recently undergone substantial development particularly in the luxury apartment style product. Residents live amongst a wide range of high end fashion boutiques and 5-star restaurants such as the internationally acclaimed Nobu, Rockpool and The Atlantic within the Crown Entertainment Complex, as well as cultural icons the Arts Centre, Hamer Hall, The State Theater and the National Gallery of Victoria. Southbank is particularly popular amongst the independent youth demographic.
South Wharf is a relatively new residential suburb within Melbourne. It boasts premium location, just 2 kilometers from the CBD. It is surrounded by high-end dining, shopping and entertainment and is a beautiful 10 minute walk from Federation Square. It offers one of Melbourne’s best views over the Yarra River with easy transport options in and out on a number of tram lines. Major landmarks include DFO, Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Center and Melbourne Maritime Museum.
Docklands is situated on the banks of the Yarra, and is a modern, newly developed suburb in Melbourne. It offers modern architecture, water views, parks and entertainment. Etihad Stadium, Harbourtown and the Icehouse are all in Docklands.