Veriu’s latest Punthill property in Melbourne is slated to open in Sunshine in late 2024 with the new 90-apartment hotel located adjacent to Sunshine Station as part of the Sunshine Precinct Masterplan.
Upon completion, the landmark project will transform the Station into a transport ‘superhub’ linking Melbourne Airport with both the CBD and regional Victoria, making the decision to open the hotel there a logical one, says Veriu Group CEO Zed Sanjana.
“Strategically we’ve always sought to grow the Punthill portfolio by opening in locations supported by major sources of corporate room night demand,” he said.
“While Sunshine has historically been undersupplied in terms of quality extended stay accommodation, its existing transportation links with Melbourne’s CBD, the Suburban Rail Loop and the regional rail network, are set to be strengthened even further once the Melbourne Airport Rail service is up and running.
“That’s going to put Sunshine right at the epicentre of the city’s thriving western region, offering enhanced prospects for employment, investment and overall liveability. At the same time, the State Government’s significant investment in infrastructure and amenities in Melbourne’s west is also expected to deliver an increase in tourism.
“That means that the new hotel will be ideally positioned to fulfil the needs of both domestic and international travellers wanting quality, self-contained accommodation in what will ultimately become one of Melbourne’s busiest precincts outside the CBD.”
The new apartment hotel will offer access to comprehensive conference and meeting facilities.