Building Design Newport

Local architectural design specialists

Welcome.  Barnes & Matina are here to bring your Newport 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 Newport.

Inform your investment decisions with the latest property market insights for Newport, Victoria

Property Market Trends (2014-2024)

  • Median Property Prices: Over the past decade, the median price for houses in Newport has increased significantly, from approximately $750,000 in 2014 to around $1,250,000 in 2024. Similarly, unit prices have risen from about $450,000 to $700,000 during the same period.
  • Annual Growth Rates: Houses in Newport have experienced an average annual growth rate of approximately 6.5%, while units have grown at around 5% annually. This reflects the steady demand and increasing value of properties in the area.
  • Sales Volume and Market Activity: The sales volumes have remained relatively stable with minor fluctuations, with around 100-150 house sales per year. The average days on market for properties have generally decreased, indicating a competitive market.

Rental Market Trends

  • Median Rent: The median rent for houses in Newport has increased from about $450 per week in 2014 to $700 per week in 2024. For units, the rent has gone up from approximately $350 to $550 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 3% for houses and 4% for units.

Demographic Insights

  • Population Growth: Newport has seen steady population growth over the past decade, driven by its appeal to young professionals and families. This growth has supported the increase in property values and rental demand.
  • Household Income: Median household incomes have risen, reflecting the suburb’s increasing affluence and the influx of higher-income residents.

Custom Design Services for Your Home

At Barnes & Matina, we pride ourselves on being the go-to local architectural designers for Newport 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 Newport.

Your Local Building Designers in Newport

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 Newport 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.