Building Design Altona

Local architectural design specialists

Welcome.  Barnes & Matina are here to bring your Altona residential property development projects to life.

As a Melbourne-based full-service residential architectural and building design practice, we offer comprehensive management of the entire property development process from start to finish, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience for you.

Our services include feasibility, concept & design development, town planning, interior design, construction documentation and project management. We specialise in new builds, knock down rebuilds, extensions and renovations, Dual occupancy developments and heritage projects.  Find out how we can transform your vision into reality and bring your project to life in the beautiful suburb of Altona.

Inform your investment decisions with the latest property market data, trends and demographic insights for Williamstown, Victoria 3016

Property Market Trends (2014-2024)

  • Median Property Prices: Over the past decade, the median price for houses in Altona has increased significantly, rising from around $700,000 in 2014 to approximately $1,130,000 in 2024. Similarly, unit prices have increased from about $450,000 to $691,000 during the same period​​.
  • Annual Growth Rates: Houses in Altona have experienced an average annual growth rate of around 6.11%, while units have grown at about 3.64% annually. This consistent growth reflects the rising demand and increasing property values in the area​​.
  • Sales Volume and Market Activity: In the past year, there were 106 house sales and 108 unit sales. On average, houses spent 35 days on the market, indicating a relatively quick turnover​​.

Rental Market Trends

  • Median Rent: The median rent for houses in Altona has increased from approximately $400 per week in 2014 to $570 per week in 2024. For units, the rent has risen from about $350 to $460 per week. This reflects the rising demand for rental properties in the suburb​​.
  • Rental Yield: Despite rising property prices, rental yields have remained attractive for investors, with current yields at about 2.75% for houses and 3.86% for units. This suggests a healthy rental market with good returns for property investors​​.

Demographic Insights

  • Population Growth: Altona has seen steady population growth over the past decade, increasing from 9,918 in 2011 to 10,769 in 2016. This growth is driven by its coastal location and proximity to Melbourne CBD, making it a desirable area for families and professionals​​.
  • Household Income: Median household incomes have risen, reflecting the suburb’s increasing affluence and the influx of higher-income residents. The median household income increased from $1,147 per week in 2011 to $1,412 per week in 2016​​.

Custom Design Services for Your Home

At Barnes & Matina, we pride ourselves on being the go-to local architectural designers for Altona and the surrounding Hobsons Bay area.

Our deep understanding of the local landscape and community needs allows us to create designs that not only meet but exceed your expectations.

From initial consultations to final touches, our team is committed to delivering exceptional results that enhance the charm and character of Altona.

Your Local Building Designers in Altona

Building a home is a significant undertaking, and not to be taken lightly.  Having a reliable partner will make all the difference.

Barnes & Matina provide an end-to-end design services for your Altona project. We feel it is our responsibility to ensure we align how you do you and the spaces you do it in.

Our team handles all aspects of the process.  From the moment you contact us we are listening to your vision.  With our expertise, you can rest assured that your project is in capable hands.

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Let's develop your vision

If you’re considering a dual occupancy or townhouse development, let Barnes & Matina be your guide. We’re committed to transforming your vision into reality, ensuring that your development project not only meets but surpasses your aspirations.

Call us today on +61 0410 624 921 or shoot us a message below.