61 Mentmore Ave, RoseberySaporium

Project typeRetail & Commercial
Gross Realisationcirca $30 million
Construction CostsCirca $8 million


When Willow Frank were presented with the opportunity to advise on the optimum use of two existing early 1900′s warehouses the team was excited by the range of creative options for redevelopment. By partnering with the client from the very beginning of the project, Willow Frank has been able to provide total project lifecycle services. Starting with conceptual sketches, drawn-up by our director, an exciting and innovative concept was born.

Saporium is a lively retail space offering an engaging, varied experience, which brings consumers and producers under one roof enabling them to share their passion for great tasting Australian food and drink.

Services Provided
Outcomes generated

• Community Outcomes
• Cultural Outcomes
• Financial Outcomes
• Environmental/Green Outcomes
• Heritage Restoration

Challenges faced

• Determining retail tenant mix that stays on trend
• Creating strategic approach to obtain approvals for desired outcome in an Industrial Zone
• Simultaneously managing the re-zoning to Business Park which was gazetted mid project.