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Why CBD South Is Melbourne Suburb To Watch

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Continually voted the world’s most liveable city, Melbourne is an international destination of a unique nature. A 24-hour capital alive with luxury retail, fashion, entertainment, dining, education, the arts and international sporting events – Melbourne is the place to be.

Just a few minutes south of the river lies CBD South, a well-established extension of Melbourne’s CBD – located still within Melbourne’s Capital City Zone. CBD South boasts a wealth of amenities at your fingertips, offering everything you need within a 15-minute drive.

An established neighbourhood, CBD South’s public transport network makes it simple to get where you need to be. The light rail runs from the beach to Southern Cross Station, meaning you’re always connected. Surrounded by bike paths, CBD South connects into Melbourne’s active cycling culture. From your daily commute to work to meeting your fitness goals, easily access the entire CBD, South Melbourne, The University of Melbourne – or take a break with a quick ride down to the beach.

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South Melbourne Lifestyle

Melbourne is home to some of the world’s most vibrant shopping and dining; from hidden bars and cafes to prestigious luxury brands, CBD South puts it all within reach. The Bay Street, Coventry Street and South Melbourne retail strips are within a short walk, as are Crown Casino, DFO South Wharf, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre and the renowned arts and theatre precinct; including Regent Theatre, NGV and the Arts Centre Melbourne. Also within walking distance is the South Melbourne Market. Brimming with fresh produce, the market is one of Melbourne’s most iconic beauties.

CBD South delivers convenient access to the whole of Melbourne’s CBD, from a green and leafy location. Head to Bourke Street Mall and Collins Street’s designer boutiques for all your shopping needs or discover an array of diverse flavours with dining options in Chinatown and Flinders Lane.

If sports and recreation are what you’re after, CBD South places you amongst it all. Venture across the bridge to Marvel Stadium and catch a game of AFL during the winter months. Also on offer is the Port Melbourne Yacht Club. For international sporting events, travel further east to Rod Laver Arena, AAMI Park and the MCG.

There is a wide range of educational facilities located close by, from top primary and high schools such as South Melbourne Primary School and Haileybury to word-class universities including RMIT, Victoria University (City Flinders campus) and the University of Melbourne. Internationally ranked as Australia’s top university, the University of Melbourne is set to add a brand new $1 billion campus close by, bringing over 1,000 additional academics and students to the area. Medical facilities can also be easily accessed, with Alfred Hospital, Royal Children’s Hospital, Royal Women’s Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital all located nearby.

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The New Johnson Street Park

The newest destination for CBD South is R.Iconic, a community-focused and highly functioning apartment building designed to last. Surrounded by low-rise residential and restricted height zones, with the light rail’s 10-hectare park running all the way to the beach, R.Iconic will be the only building with protected, endless views to the water and the city.

CBD South offers a sophisticated and unrivalled lifestyle, making R.Iconic a uniquely desirable place to live.

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