Eq. Tower topped-out, in December 2016
|Alternative names||EQ Tower|
|Location||127-141 A Beckett Street, Melbourne, Australia |
|Construction started||February 2015|
|Roof||202.7 m (665 ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Main contractor||Brookfield Multiplex|
|Number of rooms||633|
The skyscraper is developed by ICD Property group in conjunction with Sino-Ocean Land and designed by architect Elenberg Fraser. Launched in 2013, the project received approval by the then-Planning Minister Matthew Guy in February, 2014. Designed to accommodate 633 apartment dwellings, the residential skyscraper reaches a height of 202.7 metres (665 feet) and comprises 63 floors.
Construction on Eq. commenced in February 2015, before topping-out in October 2016. The project was scheduled to be completed by June 2017, but it had been completed a month early in May of that year. Thus, it is one of the tallest buildings in Melbourne.
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