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PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

CostaFox Pockets Handsome Profit from Epping Subdivision

Developer CostaFox has secured a cool profit on a prime industrial land parcel in Epping north of Melbourne after purchasing the site for $9.5 million two years ago.

Author : TUD Journalist

Date : 2018-12-18

Publication : The Urban Developer

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PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

CostaFox sells Epping industrial site to Time & Place Commercial for more than $20 million

CostaFox has sold a 9.7 hectare industrial development site in Melbourne’s northern suburb of Epping for more than $20 million.

Author : Marc Pallisco

Date : 2018-12-17

Publication : Real Estate Source

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CORPORATE, ARCHITECTURE, INVEST, DESIGN, PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

CostaFox Plans 'High-End' Strata Office Tower in Cremorne

The former industrial Melbourne suburb of Cremorne is set to welcome its latest development, with boutique operator CostaFox lodging an application for a $60 million eight-storey strata office tower on Gordon Street.

Author : Ana Narvaez

Date : 2018-09-04

Publication : The Urban Developer

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PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

CostaFox Pushes Ahead with $100m Footscray Warehouse Project

Property developer CostaFox has received development approval for its $100 million warehouse unit project in West Footscray.

Author :

Date : 2018-05-01

Publication : The Urban Developer

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PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

CostaFox to Build A$100 Million Fractional Warehouse Project

Developer CostaFox has been licensed to develop a 143-item warehouse and warehouse-based concession project in West Footscray, in the inner west of Melbourne.

Author : An Shuang Chen Hao

Date : 2018-04-30

Publication : Sydney Today

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PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

CostaFox gets permit for $100m warehouse project in West Footscray

Developer CostaFox has received a permit to go ahead with a 145-office and warehouse strata unit project in Melbourne's West Footscray.

Author : Michael Bleby

Date : 2018-04-25

Publication : Australian Financial Review

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Reece to shift its headquarters to Zig Inge's Rosella Complex in Cremorne

In a historic move, listed plumbing supplies firm the Reece Group will shift its headquarters from the suburbs to Zig Inge’s new building on the historic Rosella complex in Cremorne.

Author : Nicole Lindsay

Date : 2018-03-21

Publication : The Age

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PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

High net worth investors offer $20m Cremorne site

Two wealthy Melbourne families are looking to cash in on surging land values in Cremorne – the tiny inner city suburb that has become a hub for technology and creative companies – by combining two office buildings and offering them as a $20 million-plus future development site.

Author : Larry Schlesinger

Date : 2018-03-19

Publication : Australian Financial Review

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PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

CostaFox snaps up hot Cremorne site for $12 million

Boutique developer CostaFox has paid $12 million for a Cremorne site offloaded by one of the hot precinct's key players. Property values in Cremorne's office precinct, dominated by creative and technology industries, have surged in the past two years

Author : Nicole Lindsay

Date : 2018-02-21

Publication : The Age

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CORPORATE, PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

Cremorne transaction continues spate of Inner Melbourne sales

Boutique Melbourne-based developer CostaFox has purchased a Cremorne development site in inner-Melbourne for $12 million. The 1180sq m site at 1-11 Gordon Street would be re-developed into a 5000-6000sq m office project.

Author :

Date : 2018-02-21

Publication : The Urban Developer

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ARCHITECTURE, INVEST, PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

CostaFox has tower plans for Lorimer Street site

Boutique developer CostaFox expects strong population growth to underpin a resurgence in Melbourne's apartment market and has lodged plans for a 40-story residential tower in Docklands to take advantage.

Author : Simon Johanson

Date : 2017-10-11

Publication : The Age

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ARCHITECTURE, INVEST, DESIGN, PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

Back on the Bend: Fox returns to Lorimer Street

Designed by Rothelowman, CostaFox's proposed tower comprises 396 apartments, along with a component of retail and commercial space. The ebullient Mr Fox does not dwell on his past endeavours in Fishermans Bend but is firmly focused on the future

Author : Nick Lenaghan

Date : 2017-10-11

Publication : Financial Review

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CORPORATE, DESIGN

Sydney Design Awards 2017

Our Bower Manly brand has been awarded a Silver at the Sydney Design Awards for Graphic Design - Identity and Branding.

Author : Tomorrow Agency

Date : 2017-08-15

Publication : 2017 Sydney Design Awards

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CORPORATE, INVEST, PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

Michael Fox on the prowl for development sites following $60m purchase spend

Michael Fox's new boutique development venture is "gathering momentum" after quietly buying five development sites for more than $60 million. In the process CostaFox, a joint venture between

Author : Simon Johanson

Date : 2017-08-05

Publication : The Age

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PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

West Footscray: As richer residents move in, can it keep its character?

Gentrification is threatening the eccentric character of West Footscray. The sleepy sidekick to Footscray is in flux. West Footscray, with a population around 10,000 is also known as Wefo (a tongue in cheek reference to Soho) which is also a Twitter hashtag. Social media posts show a pride in the place. Developers are planning more four storey

Author : Karen Michael

Date : 2017-05-03

Publication : Domain The Age

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INVEST, PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

New man caves are luxurious and bigger than most houses

Forget double garages, buyers now have an appetite for high-end, high-security storage facilities that come with a car wash and more space than a house. As land prices in Sydney and Melbourne surge further out of reach and new homes lack room to keep large items such as boats, cars or pool tables, downsizers and investors are snapping up off-the-plan storage

Author : Madeleine Wedesweiler

Date : 2017-03-05

Publication : Commercial Real Estate

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INVEST, PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

Prestige pads with soaring views, bespoke details break Australian price records

Lured by postcard views and a front-row seat to some of Australia’s most internationally renowned sights, buyers rare rushing to buy apartments with a new level of luxury.

Author : Michelle Singer

Date : 2016-12-21

Publication : Mansion Global

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PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

Bower Manly Construction Update

All piling works are now complete, and the builder is continuing bulk excavation and material removal from site. Last week saw the commencement of the capping beam to the northern and southern boundaries.

Author : CostaFox Developments

Date : 2016-12-21

Publication :

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CORPORATE, PROPERTY

Gender diversity in property

Last month I attended a research breakfast held by the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), an organisation for which I am on the board, and being part of a largely male-dominated industry, it really struck a chord with me. Australia is #1 in the world for female participation

Author : Michael Fox

Date : 2016-08-23

Publication : CostaFox Blog

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PROPERTY

Why off-the-plan buyers are flocking to the beach

Nowhere in the Sydney property market has there been more gentrification than in its prime beachside areas. Once, beach suburbs like Manly and Bondi were rough places, with high unemployment and a population making do with only the most basic of services and shops, says Justin Brown, chairman of residential projects at real estate marketers CBRE. Now they’re some of the best areas around, with top-quality apartment developments

Author : Sue Williams

Date : 2016-07-22

Publication : Domain

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Manly's most expensive units with NASA designed fridges

Locals have paid $9.5 million for an off-the-plan Manly apartment — a record for Bower St and the highest price per sq m for a unit in the suburb. The Bower, on the oceanfront, is a luxury six-apartment development launching today. Four of the units have sold already and the $9.5 million sale represents $33,807 per sq m which is a record for Manly.

Author : Kathryn Welling

Date : 2016-07-22

Publication : News Corp Australia Network

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PROPERTY, DEVELOPMENT

$33,800 Manly price per sqm record paid

An off-the-plan 300 sqm apartment at Manly on Sydney's northern beaches as been sold for $9.5 million at developer CostaFox's first project. The Bower Street apartment fetched $33,800 a square metre - the highest price paid for the suburb when sold to a local buyer. The previous Manly record was set in 2008 at $30,000 a square metre for the $12.2 million sale of an apartment at 133 North Steyne Road, Manly, according to the Australian Financial Review.

Author : Jonathan Chancellor

Date : 2016-07-20

Publication : Property Observer

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ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN

Koichi Takada and Mim Design's new Sydney apartments sell for record price

A new luxurious Sydney apartment has broken a sale price record and, according to the project’s interior designer, signals a change in the valuing of architectural detail in multi-residential projects. The 281sqm three-bedroom apartment at Bower Street, Manly was designed by Koichi Takada with interiors by Mim Design and sold for $9.5 million, the highest price paid for the suburb.

Author : Nicholas Rider

Date : 2016-07-20

Publication : Architecture & Design

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INVEST, PROPERTY

New apartment price record set in Manly at $33,807 a square metre

ydney real estate price records have tumbled again after a brand new apartment in Manly in Sydney's northern beaches sold for $9.5 million. The 281sq m three-bedroom apartment with sweeping Pacific Ocean views at developer CostaFox's first project at Bower Street fetched a record $33,807 a square metre - the highest price paid for the suburb.

Author : Su-Lin Tan

Date : 2016-07-20

Publication : Financial Review

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INVEST, PROPERTY

Sydney's trophy home market fast grinding to a halt

Sydney’s trophy home market is fast grinding to a halt as stock levels shrink to all-time lows and buyers are forced to negotiate on off-market deals. The number of high-end properties in the slightly more affordable prestige market throughout the eastern suburbs... find out more

Author : Lucy Macken, Ingrid Fuary-Wagner

Date : 2016-05-08

Publication : Domain Online

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DESIGN

Luxury apartments: Koichi Takada, Mim Design, Kerstin Thompson

As the popularity of prestige urban apartments grows, so does demand from wealthy owners for a bespoke home offering much more than a pared-back colour scheme and comfortable scatter cushions.

Author : Michelle Singer

Date : 2016-05-07

Publication : The Australian

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CORPORATE, DEVELOPMENT

Interview with CostaFox's Michael Fox

Michael Fox is a man on a mission. With his new development group, CostaFox, up and running he is busy building a new development team as well as a pipeline of quality developments that will stand out... find out more

Author : Staff Writer

Date : 2016-05-01

Publication : The Urban Developer

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INVEST, PROPERTY

Sydney luxury homes twice as affordable as Monaco, Hong Kong and London

Luxury residential property in Sydney is approximately twice as affordable as Monaco, Hong Kong and London, according to Knight Frank’s latest report, the Australian Prime Residential Property Market Insight – April 2016. A study undertaken each year with the results... find out more

Author : Staff Writer

Date : 2016-04-20

Publication : The Urban Developer

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CORPORATE, DEVELOPMENT

Fox teams with Costa to tackle Sydney's top end

FORMER Little Projects managing director Michael Fox (pictured) has teamed up with one of the Costa brothers to pursue a new property venture. Fox and Costa Asset Management (CAM) head Robert Costa launched development firm CostaFox ... find out more

Author : Karen Rickert

Date : 2016-03-18

Publication : Business News Australia

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CORPORATE, DEVELOPMENT

Former Little Projects CEO targets industrial developments

While ex-Toll boss Paul Little is busy selling major development sites, his former Little Projects partner Michael Fox is snapping others up. Just days after it was revealed Little was offloading a prime South Wharf site with permits to build two residential towers with 940 apartments, former Little Projects CEO Fox has emerged as a growing player in the industrial and residential property spaces... find out more

Author : Adrian Ballantyne

Date : 2016-03-15

Publication : realcommercial.com.au

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CORPORATE, DEVELOPMENT

Ex-Little Projects CEO Michael Fox emerges with new JV CostaFox

Michael Fox, the co-founder and former chief executive of Little Projects is buying development sites whilst his ex-business partner, and one-time chief executive of Toll, Paul Little, is selling. Since leaving Little in November last year, Mr Fox has started his own development outfit, CostaFox... find out more

Author : Su-Lin Tan

Date : 2016-03-10

Publication : The Financial Review

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INVEST, PROPERTY

Domain property guide 2016: Surge in demand for northern beaches property

Looking for somewhere to rent on the northern beaches? Join the queue. While much of Sydney faces increased vacancy rates and falling rents, the odds are favouring landlords north of the Spit Bridge. Max Walls International sales director... find out more

Author : Kate Farrelly

Date : 2016-02-28

Publication : Domain Online

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CORPORATE

Cultivating success

Robert Costa is one bloke who’s across the importance of new business investment in agriculture, and in Geelong. And about the business of attracting that investment to Geelong. Which might seem a little odd, given talk of the family offloading their giant $1 billion empire... find out more

Author : Noel Murphy

Date : 2014-10-28

Publication : The Weekly Review

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ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN, PROPERTY

UDIA Awards - Michael Fox

The UDIA VIC 2014 Awards were announced last week, with Little Projects coming away with two of the UDIA’s most prestigious awards. Little Projects won awards for Tip Top Brunswick East and ILK South Yarra at last Friday’s Award luncheon... find out more

Author :

Date : 2014-09-11

Publication : apartmentdevelopments.com.au

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How Michael Fox built one of Melbourne's largest property developers

Real estate runs through Michael Fox’s veins. The 47-year-old Melburnian started his career managing residential properties, working his way into commercial sales before

Author : Eloise Keating

Date : 2014-06-04

Publication : Property Observer

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CORPORATE

Costa empire ripe for the picking

AUSTRALIA’S largest grower and distributor of fruit and vegetables, the $1 billion Costa Group, will be sold in 2½ years’ time to the highest bidder. Why? Well, it has a lot to do with the fact that the chairman and patriarch... find out more

Author : Alan Kohler

Date : 2014-05-16

Publication : The Australian

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PROPERTY

Price pays off for Little Projects

As head of one of Melbourne's fastest growing property developer, Michael Fox knows a little knowledge is not always such a dangerous thing. After only three years in operation, Little Projects has become one of Melbourne's most successful... find out more

Author : Sarah Danckert

Date : 2013-01-31

Publication : The Australian

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CORPORATE, PROPERTY

Talk with Developer Michael Fox

In this month’s Developer Profile series, Michael Fox, Managing Director of Melbourne-based Little Property Group talks with TheUrbanDeveloper.com’s Georgie Cameron. Little Property Group was founded in 2010 by Chairman, Paul Little and Managing Director, Michael Fox and has since become one of Melbourne’s largest property developers with close to $1 billion... find out more

Author : Georgie Cameron

Date : 2012-09-25

Publication : urbandeveloper.com