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Premier Tower
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Premier Tower in 2021
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General information
Status Under construction
Location 134–160 Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Groundbreaking 2017
Estimated completion Late 2021
Cost AUD$350 million
Roof 245.9 m (807 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 78 plus 2 underground
Design and construction
Architect Elenberg Fraser
Developer Fragrance Group
Other information
Number of rooms 660 apartments
Number of suites 160 hotel suites

Premier Tower is mixed-use skyscraper currently under construction on the corner of Bourke Street and Spencer Street, in Melbourne, Australia.

Designed by Elenberg Fraser, plans for a 294-metre (965 ft) tall building with 90-storeys were initially proposed in 2014; however, in order not to cast a shadow on the Yarra River to the south, both the height and the number of levels of the project were reduced in later plans, which were submitted to the Department of Planning. In May 2015, Planning Minister Richard Wynne approved the development, which now consists of a 245.9–metre high residential and hotel skyscraper of 78 levels. When built, Premier Tower will become one of the tallest buildings in Melbourne. According to Elenberg Fraser, the design of the building was in part inspired by the music video of "Ghost" by Beyoncé.

Early construction on the project commenced in January 2017. The skyscraper is developed by the Fragrance Group, and will cost AUD$350 million to construct.

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