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SMALL SECOND HOMES ARE THE NEW BLACK by Isobell Vescovi It’s no secret that housing demand has continued to increase in Victoria over the past decade, with ever-relatable memes and stark news reports continuing to remind us how desperate the situation has become. Naturally, many people (not just the young) are looking for alternatives to […]
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While the Mornington Peninsula is renowned for its coastal lifestyle and amenity, it’s distinctly lacking in one area: namely, accessible housing. Fortunately, a new project is set to open up this beachside community to high physical support participants – and UPco Associate Genevieve Kour was kind enough to share some of the details. The project […]
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Once a somewhat unsavoury Brunswick drinking hole, the Sarah Sands Hotel may have had a colourful past. But when UPco was engaged to be part of its latest evolution, we leapt at the opportunity. Senior Planner Angela Croome recaps the project, and reflects on why it was so interesting to be involved with. The project […]
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Founded in 1897, St Columba’s College in Essendon boasts stunning historical buildings that stand alongside newer expansions. Having cultivated a reputation for creating positive student experiences, the College wanted to make some upgrades to stay on top of modern (and post-COVID) demands, including a STEAM building and a full-sized sports court. We spoke with UPco […]
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