The Central Business District (CBD) is Melbourne’s business and financial hub.
The perfect blend of old and new, Melbourne’s vibrant and dynamic city centre is a cultural wonderland! Comprising of thriving restaurants, cafes, bars, retailers, extensive parklands, stadiums, world-class universities, stunning architecture and hidden delights!
The CBD is characterised by spacious, tree-lined streets, many with tram lines running along them. The retail precinct includes Melbourne Central Shopping Centre complete with its own underground railway station, Bourke Street Mall, Swanston Street Mall and Collins Street. Notable landmarks within the CBD include China Town, Federation Square which stands adjacent to Flinders Street Station, the iconic Queen Victoria Market, Olympic and Melbourne Park, both of which host a variety of sporting and entertainment events such as the Australian Open Tennis Championships.
Young professionals and local/international students are drawn to the CBD due to its proximity to leisure facilities, culture, transport, universites and major businesses.
Apartment living is the name of the game in Melbourne’s CBD – it’s just a matter of picking the style you like.
With strong, continual employment growth, the CBD is forecast to be Australia’s largest commercial and residential centre by the year 2050.