The legal practice continues to work with Australia's foremost developers, building future communities, with leading planning partner David Passarella advising Amber on the development, ‘Cunningham Place' at 35 Corio Street, Geelong, that will transform the city waterfront.

Once developed, the precinct will house a 5,000 sqm conference facility with a 650-seat auditorium, supermarket, 168-room hotel, restaurants, co-working office space and residential apartments.

Led by partner David Passarella, head of Colin Biggers & Paisley's Melbourne planning infrastructure and environment group, the project involved acting for Amber and representing its interests before the Advisory Committee for the Greater Geelong Planning Scheme Amendment C431, and providing strategic planning advice for the planning permit application in the lead up to the development approval by the Minister for Planning.

Commenting on the project, David said: 

"We were delighted to work with Geoff Brady, Rachael Brady and Jevan Clay and the broader Amber team on this landmark development in one of Victoria's fastest growing corridors. We enjoy working with and supporting developers to deliver quality projects across the eastern seaboard, and with our experienced property and construction teams, provide an end-to-end solution to developers as they plan, create and build communities."

Jevan Clay, Chief Operations Officer of Amber Property Group, said ‘Cunningham Place' will be one of the largest private developments in Geelong.

"Geelong as a city has been gaining momentum as an investment hub in recent years. It's both exciting and rewarding to deliver large-scale development that will transform Geelong and support the local economy and community."

This follows the announcement of several other significant achievements for the Melbourne property and planning infrastructure and environment teams, including a $280M build-to-rent project for Pellicano, a $170M residential hotel for DCF Property, and numerous other large scale mixed use projects in Melbourne's CBD.

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