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Zoning change sparks action

26/06/2007 - 22:00

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The approval of amendment 458 is the latest development in the implementation of the Scarborough Environs Area Strategy, which was adopted by the City of Stirling in 2001 and aimed at transforming Scar-borough into a vibrant commercial, residential and to

Zoning change sparks action

The approval of amendment 458 is the latest development in the implementation of the Scarborough Environs Area Strategy, which was adopted by the City of Stirling in 2001 and aimed at transforming Scar-borough into a vibrant commercial, residential and tourism district.

It follows the gazettal of amendment 457 by the government in March 2006, allowing developments to a maximum of eight storeys within the amendment area west of West Coast Highway.

The SEAS also included the revamp of the foreshore area under the Scarborough Beach Urban Design Masterplan, completed in November 2006.

The zoning changes have given rise to a flurry of development proposals from property owners.

In addition to development proposals at the White Sands Tavern site, the BP service station site and the Contacio/Ocean Plaza site, and a number of other mixed residential and retail developments have been pegged for the area.

In the planning phase is the $200 million redevelopment of the iconic 18-storey Rendezvous Observation City hotel. Revealed last month by WA Business News, the project will convert the building into luxury apartments alongside a new, eight-storey five-star hotel also incorporating office space, retail and a cafe.

On the corner of Brighton Road and The Esplanade is Cape Bouvard’s $150 million CeVue Apartments, an eight-storey com-plex incorporating a total of 99 residential and short-stay apartments.   

Cape Bouvard is expected to accelerate its sales campaign shortly, with apartments starting from $1.1 million.

As previously reported in WA Business News, the Kakulas family has submitted a preliminary proposal to council for new retail outlets and possible residential development along the restaurant strip containing its Peters by the Sea eatery.

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