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City of MaribyrnongPopulation forecast

South East Precinct

Residential development

Residential development forecasts assume the number of dwellings in South East Precinct will increase by an average of 70 dwellings per annum to 7,964 in 2041.

The addition of dwellings to the housing stock is a major driver of population growth in an area, providing opportunities for households to relocate from other areas or new households to form locally (such as young people leaving the family home or separations/divorces).

Residential development can take various forms depending on the availability of land. These include new housing estates on greenfield sites, subdivision in existing residential neighbourhoods (often called infill development), conversion of industrial lands to residential lands, and densification of housing by building up.

.id's forecasters worked with Council planners to understand the likely development activity in each small area. This forms the development assumptions for the forecasts. This table shows the quantity of new development assumed in each small area in South East Precinct. Select each small area to see detailed assumptions.

List of forecast land developments and infill assumptions:

2017 dwelling additions are based on building approvals, lagged by 12-18 months. From 2016 onwards:

  • Zinnia Apartments - 39 dwellings (2017)
  • 66 Wilson Street - 14 dwellings (2018)
  • The Yarra - 24 dwellings (2018)
  • Frankie Apartments - 120 dwellings (2018)
  • Elysian Apartments - 18 dwellings (2019)
  • The Somerville - 34 dwellings (2019)
  • 77-81 Somerville Road - 14 dwellings (2019)
  • 108-112 Cowper Street Footscray - 59 dwellings (2020)
  • 59-67 Buckley Street - 44 dwellings (2020)
  • 198 Hyde Street - 13 dwellings (2020)
  • 2 Banool Avenue - 100 dwellings (2022)
  • 130 Gamon Street - 11 dwellings (2023)
  • Proximity Site - Former Bus Station - 400 dwellings (2023-2026)
  • Small sites - 17 dwellings
  • Moderate level of infill (13-16 dwellings per annum)
  • Moderate-high level of activity centre (20-28 dwellings per annum)
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