Global serviced apartment operator Oakwood, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore’s Mapletree Investments, will open its second Oakwood Hotel & Apartments in Australia.
According to the statement, the development, as part of Barnes Capital’s Spectra building, is located in Melbourne’s South East city of Dandenong and is expected to open in 2021.
Oakwood is committed to curating an innovative yet mindful lifestyle for our guests. We are privileged to enjoy Barnes Capital’s confidence in our ability to deliver the service excellence they expect for residents of Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Dandenong,” said Dean Schreiber, managing director, Asia Pacific, Oakwood. “Given Spectra’s contemporary architecture and interior design, we are excited to shift the paradigm for active and savvy residents in search of a cosmopolitan lifestyle. Its perfect location in central Dandenong gives new meaning to work life balance integrating professional, social and natural amenities within its vicinity.”
“Identified by the Metropolitan Planning Authority as a National Employment Cluster, Dandenong, and the greater area of Melbourne’s South East, continues to evolve as it grows to include a vibrant community for a younger demographic. We are confident that Oakwood’s expertise in residential living will not only support the overall precinct’s revitalisation plan but also bring alive Spectra’s vision of a new way of life in a real and very exciting way,” said Martyn Barnes, Managing Director at Barnes Capital. “We continue to be inspired by our city’s rich history and diverse cultural heritage and Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Dandenong at Spectra will redefine the way we work, live and play for a long time to come.”