Surrounded by the best of Melbourne

Located on Docklands Drive, Escala offers a prime street address nestled within a quiet residential area.

Stretching for one kilometre along the northern shore of Victoria Harbour, NewQuay is a peaceful oasis on the edge of Melbourne’s central business district. Featuring panoramic water views with the backdrop of the city skyline, this well-established precinct enjoys fresh sea air, lush parklands and a bustling waterfront promenade.

Within a three-kilometre radius of Escala, residents have easy access to Melbourne’s most celebrated cultural and sporting facilities as well as primary and secondary schools, prestigious universities and training institutes and an array of dining, retail and entertainment.

NewQuay is within a short walking and cycling distance of the CBD, with public transport options including the free City Circle tram at the door. Less than one kilometre away is CityLink, connecting residents to greater Melbourne by car.

A Skybus terminal on Docklands Drive means NewQuay is only 20 minutes and two sets of traffic lights from Melbourne Airport, making international travel and weekend getaways easy.

Life at NewQuay

Every day at NewQuay is different. Imagine beginning each morning with a relaxing breakfast on the balcony soaking up the morning sun, a workout, a quick run or a walk with the dog along the waterside promenade. With surrounding parks, sculptures and art installations, the landscape is always inspiring.

From fresh food and groceries through to the highest end of haute couture, it’s all on Escala’s doorstep.

The District Docklands shopping centre boasts more than 50 retailers offering fashion, homewares, toys and entertainment. Opening October 2018 will be an 8-screen HOYTS featuring the latest cinema technology. Construction of the District Docklands food precinct, THE MARKET has commenced paving the way for an internationally-inspired marketplace, boasting twenty-five specialty retailers. THE MARKET will include a Woolworths supermarket, complimented by Dan Murphy’s, a large scale Asian Grocer and Priceline Pharmacy plus, the addition of a Medical Centre. Melburnians will have the opportunity to visit a fresh food precinct that includes butchers, delis, bakers, coffee roasters and cafes, from mid-2019 when THE MARKET officially opens.

Less than a kilometre away is Melbourne’s celebrated hub of fresh produce, the Queen Victoria Market, with hundreds of boutique delicatessens, market stalls, and street food vans.

For the height of fashion, the Paris end of Collins Street is dotted with international brands and concept stores, while Melbourne Central and Emporium Melbourne shopping centres offer all the major fashion labels.

NewQuay is connected to the best entertainment, shopping and dining Melbourne has to offer.

Venturing into the CBD, the streets and laneways offer daily discoveries from the bustling Asian restaurants and grocers of Chinatown, to Degraves Street with its European café culture, and to the renowned street art of Hosier Lane. The city is home to theatres, galleries, bars, and concert halls, giving residents a full cultural experience.

Opening October 2018 at the neighbouring District Docklands shopping centre will be an 8-screen HOYTS featuring the latest cinema technology with first to Melbourne restaurant Asian Hawker style 8Eight Street that will anchor the entertainment precinct.

The thriving Docklands dining scene caters to all tastes and budgets, set beside Victoria Harbour with a backdrop of spectacular city views. Explore the tastes of Asia at Gold Leaf or Almina; take a trip to the Mediterranean at Renzo’s or Oscars; or experience the best of modern Australian.

Living at Escala while studying offers a wide range of world-class options.

Less then 2km north is the University of Melbourne, Australia’s most celebrated educational institution. The main campus of RMIT is also close by within the heart of the city, while Kaplan Business School and Kangan Institute technical school are right on Escala’s doorstep.

As well as highly regarded primary and secondary schools nearby NewQuay is soon to have its own school, with the first Docklands Primary School to be established less than 100 metres from Escala.