Jane Street, West End Residential Towers | Proposed Development

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A development application for two residential towers containing a total of 145 apartments at Jane Street, West End has been submitted.

Aria Property Group has submitted a proposal to develop two 12-storey dwellings located at 105-117 Jane Street across Davies Park and overlooking the Brisbane River. Designed by Rothelowman, the two towers will have one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartment units, along with two ground-floor retail tenancies.

Artist impression of the proposed development


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The development will be completed in two stages. Stage 1 will comprise part of the podium, access driveway , and building 1. Stage, on the other hand, will comprise the rest of the podium and building 2.

Artist impression of the proposed development


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The building will feature a facade decorated with flowering trees, complimenting the existing park. The rooftop, on the other hand, will deliver a resort-style experience with dining and recreation facilities located adjacent to areas or along the natural creek areas.


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The rooftop level of each tower will have communal and private spaces. The communal area will have an overall area of 1,128 square metres with a pool, outdoor gym, and hidden sun lounge.

Community Response

Locals have expressed concerns, however, about the environmental impact of the residential development. Cr Jonathan Sri, The Gabba Ward, said that despite the towers being zoned for 12-storeys, they look and feel like 15 or 16 storey towers. The towers’ car park will also accommodate a total of 182 cars which will generate more traffic on the already congested Jane Street.


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“A lot of residents are very concerned that these towers will block out the sun on this northern side of Davies Park, which would be extremely detrimental to the community garden,” Cr Jonathan Sri said in his Facebook post.

“My personal view is that for the site at 107 to 117 Jane Street, a height limit of 6 to 8 storeys would be more appropriate (particularly when you consider that this end of Jane St can’t handle much more traffic). Campbell Newman’s South Brisbane Riverside Neighbourhood Plan (which was introduced a couple of years ago and which the State Government still hasn’t removed) allows 12 storeys. The two towers that the developers have proposed are technically only 12 storeys, but some levels are twice the height of a normal residential storey, which means in practice the height of these buildings is more like a 15 or 16-storey tower.

I think 6 to 8 storeys is a better compromise for this part of West End, because it would cause a lot less shadowing of the park and because 8-storey buildings are closer to the heights of the tallest trees in this area (whereas 12 storey towers tend to dominate the natural treeline and are not human-scale),” Cr Sri said.

Cr Sri is encouraging local residents to make their submissions about their concerns about the development project under DA A005008930.

105-117 Jane Street, West End