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. This will soon be joined by a full-line Woolworths supermarket, fish market, fruit and vegetable grocers and specialty food stores.

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.

Opening in September 2018, a brand new Hoyts Cinema complex is set to be the showpiece of the new entertainment hub.

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.

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 Bopha Devi; take a trip to the Mediterranean at Renzo’s or Medici; 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.