Under council’s zoning and continued lack of action regarding the majority of our neighbourhood centres, these areas are challenging Bentleigh, Carnegie and even Elsternwick, for the ‘prize’ of high rise apartments. Murrumbeena continues to cop such applications. The most recent is below:

If this application is successful, it will feature an 8 storey building alongside a street zoned for 3 storeys and which still contains many dwellings of single and double storey. The longer council delays in implementing some decent controls for all of our neighbourhood centres, they are clear targets for over-development.