Prima Pearl

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Prima Pearl
Prima Pearl January 2015 5.jpg
Prima Pearl in January 2015
General information
Status Complete
Location 35 Queensbridge Square, Melbourne, Victoria (Australia)
Opening 2014
Management PDG Facilities Management
Roof 254 m (833 ft)[1]
Technical details
Floor count 72[1][2]
Floor area 102,000 m2 (1,100,000 sq ft)[3]
Design and construction
Architect Disegno Australia
Developer PDG Corporation and Schiavello
Main contractor Brookfield Multiplex

Prima Pearl developed by PDG Corporation and Schiavello (also known as Pearl Tower and Prima Tower[2]) is a recently constructed residential skyscraper in the Southbank precinct of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The building comprises 667 apartments, across 72 levels. On June 30, 2014, Prima Pearl was topped out. It became the second tallest building in Melbourne and Australia to roof after the Eureka Tower. It is now the fourth tallest building in Melbourne and the fifth tallest building in Australia. It is also the third residential building to be constructed in Australia to stand over 250 metres in height after the Q1 and Eureka.[1][4][5][6]


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  1. ^ a b c Hopkins, Philip (15 August 2012). "Pearl of a tower heading skyward". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Prima Pearl Tower – Emporis". Emporis. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Prima Pearl Concept Design for Public Spaces". Bates Smart. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Southbank's new "pearler" of a place". Docklands News. 27 August 2012. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  5. ^ Prince, Madeline (13 September 2012). "Construction begins on Pearl tower of Southbank". Architecture & Design. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Works underway on Melbourne's 4th tallest building". Owners Corporation Management. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 

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