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Hampton Projects launches 24-level luxury strata office tower in Melbourne

A new era in strata offices is set to dawn on the Melbourne CBD with the launch of Hampton Projects’ state-of-the-art workplace, Bastion. 

Situated in the heart of Melbourne’s sophisticated midtown, Bastion at 563 Little Lonsdale Street, offers 24 levels of luxurious whole floor offices with club-style amenities in the sought after Legal and Flagstaff Precincts. 

“We designed a building we wanted to work in,” said Hampton Projects founding Director’s Matthew Gazzard and David Smythe. 

Hampton Projects has appointed Colliers’ Anthony Kirwan, George Davies, Alexander Leggo and Oliver Hay to sell down the building with whole floor office titles ranging from 87sqm-272sqm. 

“Bastion presents a rare opportunity to purchase an exclusive, whole floor strata office in one of the city's most stylish neighbourhoods,” Mr Kirwan said.

“The immediate area has become a luxury destination for world-class dining and entertainment, sought after by legal firms and discerning businesses seeking boutique office space with unrivalled amenity.

Created in collaboration with renowned DKO Architecture, Bastion has been designed to strike a balance between its prime corner location, heritage warehouse-style façade and a striking glass tower.

“The visionary design represents the businesses that will occupy it – innovative, premium and destined for great things,” Mr Hay said. “Each workspace is flooded with natural light and has flexible and efficient floor plates that can be partitioned or tailored to a company’s individual needs.”

“There have only been two purpose built, single use strata office buildings delivered in the Melbourne CBD over the past 20 years, being ‘2Q Tower’ delivered in 2007 by Macquarie Bank and ’41 X' delivered in 2014 by The Australian Institute of Architects,” Mr Kirwan said. “Capital values in both buildings have now more than doubled.”

Each floorplate at Bastion benefits from three sides of natural light and will be serviced by a ground floor café, secure bicycle storage, club-style luxury end-of-trip facilities and an exclusive rooftop terrace. 

The building offers direct access to Flagstaff Gardens, is located 200m from Flagstaff Train Station and 350m from Southern Cross Train Station. 

“There are only six strata titled buildings in the legal precinct which provide whole floor offices, all of which were constructed before the mid-1990’s and don’t provide amenities such as end of trip facilities or an activated rooftop for staff and tenants to enjoy,” Mr Kirwan said.

“Given this lack of supply in conjunction with the record low interest rate environment and design and build quality of Bastion, we believe this project represents an outstanding opportunity for Owner Occupier and Investors, alike”.

Hampton Projects are commencing the sales campaign this week through Colliers with a targeted completion date of 2022.

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Anthony Kirwan

Associate Director, Melbourne City Sales | Investment Services


Anthony is an Associate Director within Colliers Melbourne City Sales Team and a leading commercial real estate agent within the Melbourne CBD & City Fringe property markets.

An experienced property professional in the strategic advice, marketing and sale of commercial real estate, Anthony has a particular focus on office, retail and development site assets in the CBD and City Fringe. He represents a broad range of clients including major developers, SME’s, family offices and high net worth private investors, both local and offshore.

Anthony has established a dominant market share across the strata office and retail sectors for a number of consecutive years by offering knowledgeable advice and successful outcomes for his clients.

Bringing experience and excellent standards, Anthony leads the National Strata Platform that is unique to Colliers, a demonstration of his trusted advisor status to his clients.

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George Davies

Manager, Melbourne City Sales | Investment Services


George joined Colliers in 2017, working alongside National Directors Daniel Wolman and Oliver Hay, assisting with the sale and marketing of many high-profile Melbourne CBD buildings. 

George now specialises in the Melbourne CBD Strata Office market and is heavily involved in Colliers National Premium Investments Practice Group.

With strong analytical skills and a personable approach, George has quickly established himself as a trusted advisor, always delivering value and a memorable experience to his clients. He prides himself on spending time to understand the clients position and motives and tailoring a strategy to achieve the desired outcome. 



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Alexander Leggo

Executive | Melbourne City Sales


Alex is an Executive within the Colliers Melbourne City Sales team, specialising in office, retail assets and land sites in the  Melbourne CBD and City Fringe. Since entering the industry, Alex has established his experience in commercial property transactions across Melbourne, working alongside key operators on high profile campaigns and providing support in analyst, sales and marketing roles. Alex holds a Major in Economics and a Masters of Property Degree at Melbourne University and has quickly proven himself a personable and trusted advisor who adopts a proactive approach to maximise value for his clients.

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Oliver Hay

National Director, Melbourne City Sales | Investment Services


Oliver is an experienced National Director with a demonstrated history of working in the Real Estate industry. Skilled in negotiation, customer service and real estate transactions, Oliver is a strong operating professional who has received numerous accolades throughout his career. Oliver’s strong client relationships are proof of his success and his drive to achieve the best possible outcome for all clients is unmatched. With a focus in the City of Melbourne, Oliver has transacted some of Melbourne’s largest and most significant deals and continues to play a major role in breaking market records.

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