September 28, 2022

Australia’s first 1 Hotel under construction in Melbourne

Icon CEO, Evan Byrne, explained it as a “landmark” job for Melbourne.

The project will be constructed by Icon, backed by Japanese-owned Kajima, and is forecast to provide a total of 1,023 full-time building jobs and approximately 680 tasks on conclusion.

Seafarers external

Building and construction at Seafarers is anticipated to be finished by mid-2024.

” The groundbreaking event is an exciting milestone for the advancement and were looking forward to bringing this world-class location to life,” Byrne stated.

Because October, there has actually been $30 million in sales and appointments for houses at Seafarers.

Melbournes Northbank precinct will invite Australias very first 1 Hotel and Houses from SH Hotels and Resorts as part of a $550 million project by Riverlee.

The 18-storey development will comprise 120 high-end hotel-branded homes atop 277 visitor rooms.

The 1 Hotel brand centres around “ecoluxury” tourism, targeting those trying to find high-end lifestyle and who value sustainable design and architecture.

Seafarers lobby

Riverlee advancement director, David Lee, said the construction signifies confidence in both the high-end owner-occupier apartment or condo market and hotel sectors.

” After a challenging 2 years for everyone, we are proud to have actually reached this phase as we continue to promote the regional economy through continuous job development, tourism and real estate.”


The hotel company presently has eight properties across North America, and one in Haitang Bay, Sanya (APAC) with more to open in London, Paris and Crete. It will be Melbournes very first worldwide hotel-branded houses.

” Seafarers will be a place for all Melburnians and visitors to delight in as a brand-new riverfront destination that brings Northbank to life,” he said.

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