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Why this couple entered a ballot to buy their first home

When Will Anderson and Emma Sawrey began the search for an attainable home in inner Melbourne, an opportunity arose to side-step the competitive property market by entering a ballot to live in a community-focused development.

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Abbie talks ‘the culture of living closer together’

Abbie Freestone, our Head of Community at Assemble, recently spoke with Andrew Wood for his ‘Talking Apartments’ podcast about the Assemble Model and ‘the culture of living closer together’. To listen, visit the link below and “as you will hear, she lives and breathes urban communities”.

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Resilient, Connected Communities

“Assemble works for the betterment of our residents’ lives, which in the property development industry, is pretty unique.” says Assemble’s Managing Director, Kris Daff.

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How do we build the next generation of affordable housing?

Kris Daff, Assemble’s Managing Director, joined Rob McGauran (MGS Architects), Kate Breen (Affordable Development Outcomes) and Cate Grant (resident at Murundaka Cohousing Community​) to discuss the very urgent and complex issue of providing the next generation with affordable housing in Melbourne.

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International Women’s Day at Assemble

At Assemble we‘re lucky to work with an incredible team of hardworking women who inspire us daily. On International Women’s Day 2019 we asked all our female colleagues ‘What advice would you give to your younger self?’. “Be yourself, trust your gut & find a professional mentor (who is female) –many of my role-models growing

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Assemble at the 2019 Corporate Triathlon

Assemble joined Make Ventures to brave the sweltering heat in Melbourne to participate in the 2019 Corporate Triathlon, with two teams in the fun relay event. Many thanks to our team mascot Yoda, who cheered us on and joined us on the podium for a team photo!

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Elissa speaks at UDIA Victoria’s Outlook Young Professionals Committee

Assemble’s very own Elissa Loh-Brown spoke at the UDIA Victoria‘s Outlook Young Professionals Committee event along with speakers from ArchiStar.ai and Neighbourlytics. The evening looked at how we can enhance the way we live and work through better transport, smarter architecture and new solutions for creating vibrant communities.     

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Future neighbours of 393 Macaulay Rd come together!

We held our ‘Meet your Neighbours’ drinks for the future residents of 393 Macaulay Rd at the Hardimans Hotel in Kensington. Our future residents came along to meet one another for the first time since signing-up in December 2018 and we can’t believe what an incredible group of people will soon be calling 393 Macaulay Rd home!

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8 things you’d never expect as a renter

Renting doesn’t have to mean endless wrangles with the landlord over a faulty tap, wondering when your rent will go up or whether your landlord plans to sell.

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