Selling points: The vicinity to Melbourne CBD, picturesque promenades and waterfront vistas, events and attractions, Etihad stadium, Marina berths, restaurants and public transport at your doorstep. Investors purchase in Docklands as they see potential for capital growth in an expanding suburb that is still growing.
Most sought after properties: A waterfront apartment with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 car spaces.
Most common properties: Apartments and Town Houses.
Top amenities: The Hub @ Docklands Community Facility, Child care facilities, Medibank Ice House, great shopping at Costco, Harbour Town and Sunday markets, Kangan Institute, Waterfront boat cruises, Beauty Health and fitness facilities, Etihad Stadium, community gardens at Victoria Harbour, a vibrant restaurant/café scene.
Local industry and businesses: Channel 7 Media, Customs House, IT/Finance businesses (eg. NAB, ANZ, AMP), Etihad Stadium, Retailers, City of Melbourne, Destination Docklands, Docklands Rotary.
Recent changes: Docklands growth comprises of new access roads, public amenities, accessible transport (trams, trains, tourist shuttle, water taxi, car, bike), more than 36 art installations, The Hub Community Centre, Park extensions, child care facilities, strong green initiative. Over the last 18 months plans for the future of Docklands has been in progress, with projects for Docklands comprising of community swimming pool, library, Jim Stynes pedestrian and cyclist bridge, school site, exhibition venue, an increase in community facilities, water ferries connecting residents and workers into Docklands.
Best streets: Docklands waterfront precinct areas.
Public transport: There are a number of transport options: Trams, Trains, Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle, Water charter boats, Car, bike via major bike routes that all run direct through Docklands.
Main arteries: Docklands take drivers to Footscray Road, Wurundjeri Way, Westgate Freeway, Bolte Bridge, Monash Freeway.