Evolving Port

Port Melbourne and Fishermans Bend change. Houses are changed or demolished and new forms of housing take their place. Port Houses records some of these changes.

Friday, February 4, 2022

731-739 Flinders St, Docklands


2 February 2022

Construction has begun on the project, the first to begin in Melbourne since the pandemic began. 

12 January 2022

Icon Constructions has been appointed the builder for this project. Construction is due to begin early this year.

Carr architects will design the interiors, in a partnership with 1Hotel. 

30 March 2019


SH Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of Starwood Capital Group has partnered with developer Riverlee to open a 280 room 1 Hotel in the Fender Katsalidis approved development behind Goods Shed No 5.


'The group's focus is on serving organic food, monitoring and reducing energy use and its carbon footprint composting leftover food, and minimising plastic and paper use'

Construction is due to begin in 2020 and to be completed by 2022.

The $450m project includes restoration of the heritage crane, wharf, and goods shed and 3500 sm2 public park

(source: Simon Johanson Age 30 March 2019)

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