Developer Mirvac has submitted a development application for two new residential towers located at 60 Skyring Terrace, Newstead.
Known as ‘Shore’, the proposed two stage development comprise of a 26 and 22 storey tower with a four story podium and ground level retail.
- x129 one bedroom apartments
- x179 two bedroom apartments
- x25 three bedroom apartments.
- Total of 333 units across both towers. Stage 1 (184 apartments), stage 2 (150 apartments)
The development includes a new pedestrian retail cross block link from Skyring Tce to Festival Place.
Designed by Mirvac, the core conceptual ideas of the shore precinct architecture has derived from the characterised by its close historical relationship with the Shoreline of Brisbane River.
According to the development application, the design aims to be a visual extension of the ground level retail from neighbouring developments Gasworks, Skyring Apartments and Lucent.
The proposal has a strong presence and complements the existing Newstead developments while continuing to build the Shore Precinct identity. The proposal is an appropriate response providing a consistent typology and individually expressed design solutions to Newstead, the Brisbane City and surrounds.
– Development Application
Resident facilities are planned for on top of the level five podium which will include lawn and casual lounge/seating areas, communal dining area, gym and tree planting.
Rooftop pools as well as casual lounge areas, seating and tree planting are proposed for both tower’s rooftop decks.
This site is the last remaining plot of land on Festival Place which houses the developments of Unison, Skyring, Lucent and now Shore.
The application has received several online submissions opposing the development from residents of neighbouring buildings who are complaining about views, increased vehicle traffic, heights and setbacks.
The development application number of this project is A004657301.