A development application has been submitted by Panettiere Developments for a large 22 storey mixed-use development located at 75 Longland Street, Newstead.
Known as ‘Oro’, the primary use of the proposed development is 16 levels of residential apartments, followed by 5 levels of short term accommodation, 2 levels of commercial space as well as ancilliary commercial and residential facilities.
Designed by Urban Solutions Architects, the tower features a high degree of street activation with seven retail tenancies in total facing Stratton, Longland and Kyabra Streets.
The building would also feature a bi-directional driveway and will provide a new connection through the site from Longland Street to Stratton Street.
The project features a notibly long rooftop pool which would span 65 metres across the majority of the length of the building with 2x50m lap lanes, children’s wading pool, fire pit, in-pool seating areas, outdoor showers, x2 heated spas as well as sun lounges, umbrellas and landscaped gardens around the edges of the pool.
The rooftop deck on level 20 features a hotel pool bar / kitchen and dining, teppanyaki area, steam room, sauna, large gym, treatment room, bbq area and green turfed space.
Residents and tenants of the apartments will have access to communal open space facilities on the rooftop, whilst the pool bar / kitchenette will operate as a ‘hotel’ use open to the public.
One level below the rooftop is a mixed-use level which includes residential lounge and private dining space, cinema, function facility with bar as well as a 329m2 business centre / co-working office.
- Building Height: 22 Storeys, RL76.70m AHD
- Ground Floor Tenancies: 712.7m2
- Mezzanine and Podium Levels: 5,222.07m2
- Level 19 Office: 336m2
- Level 19 Function Facility: 360.5m2
- Hotel: 130m2
- Multiple Dwelling / Short Term Accommodation
– 1 Bedroom: 20 Units
– 2 Bedroom: 50 Units
– 3 Bedroom: 15 Units
- Apartment Dwellings (239 total):
– 1 Bedroom: 8 Units
– 2 Bedroom: 96 Units
– 3 Bedroom: 48 Units
– 4 Bedroom: 2 Units
- Total of 417 car parking spaces including:
– 319 resident spaces
– 2 manager spaces
– 36 visitor spaces (including 2 PWD spaces)
– 12 retail spaces
– 48 commercial spaces
- Total of 354 bicycle parking spaces including:
– 244 resident spaces
– 72 visitor spaces
– 38 employee spaces
- Landscaping: Total 1,256.6m2 (38.1% of site area)
- Communal Open Space: Total 1,200m2 (36.3% of site area)
- Landscape architect: Form
According to the development application, efficiency and sustainability will be utilised in the technical features of the building (i.e. air conditioning, choice of lift, choice of fittings) in addition to the provision of bicycle parking, end of trip facilities, electric car charging bays, water tanks and solar panels on the rooftop.
Panettiere Developments, who is the developer behind another residential building in Newstead known as Nero, purchased the large industrial site for around $13.2 million back in 2018.
The subject site currently contains a two storey commercial / industrial building that will be demolished to make way for the proposed development.
Tell us what you think about this development below in the comment box. The development application for this project, available to view on Brisbane City Council’s Planning & Development Online is A005590884.