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10.2.15

Will apartment living ever be preferred by families?

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By Kath Walters

Building apartments for families is not for the faint-hearted, but Melbourne developers, Marcus Lyon and Paul Bell, are taking on the challenge.

The project on Brunswick Group’s drawing board, inching its way through the approvals process, is a complex of 74 apartments, 12 of which have three-bedrooms. In the centre of the development is a 500-square-metre communal courtyard garden, where kids can play in the sunshine, and there are two community rooms that any of the residents can use.

The question is: will couples with children ever buy apartments?

Read more at HamesSharley.

 

 

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