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Property and development activity

Property Market Indicators

Key property market indicators can be found at the profile section of the City of Melbourne Economic Profile.

Development Activity Monitor

The City of Melbourne's Development Activity Monitor project is designed to monitor major new commercial and residential property development in the City of Melbourne municipality. The outputs can inform short to medium-term supply forecasts in the commercial and residential markets.

This data provides our current understanding of major development sites that are recently completed, under construction, planned or mooted in all of the 13 small areas (based on official place names and suburbs) of the city.

For a map of small areas within the City of Melbourne municipal border, view small area and block maps.

Key property market areas covered are:

  • residential dwellings 
  • student apartments
  • student beds
  • institutional accommodation beds 
  • hotel rooms
  • serviced apartments
  • hostel rooms
  • child care centre places
  • office floor space
  • retail floor space
  • industrial floor space
  • storage floor space
  • educational floor space
  • hospital / clinic floor space
  • indoor entertainment / recreational floor space
  • public display floor space
  • community use floor space.  

Development Activity Monitor – May 2015  


  • City of Melbourne, Planning Permits, Building Permits, Occupancy Permits, Demolition Permits, Planning register online, Supplementary Valuations, Census of Land Use and Employment, Docklands Coordination Committee, Future Melbourne Committee, Council Committee and Document Management System
  • Places Victoria 
  • Cityscope Online
  • Property Council of Australia, Australian Office Market Report 
  • LandMark White
  • Savills
  • Oliver Hume
  • Knight Frank
  • Media articles
  • Internet.