Approximately 50 kilometres southeast of Melbourne’s Central Business District, Laurier enjoys easy connections to the hustle and bustle of the city via the major arterials of the Princes Highway and Monash Freeway. The fast and frequent Pakenham train line stops at the local station, just 2.5 kilometres down the road. A reliable bus network is easily accessible, inviting residents to limit their reliance on cars.

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Surrounded by picturesque native habitat, Laurier sits at the heart of a rapidly expanding region in the South East Growth Corridor of Melbourne. Placed between the existing urban centres of Berwick and Beaconsfield, 10 minutes to the west, and Pakenham, 10 minutes to the east, this privileged locale grants residents access to everything these suburbs have to offer, while retaining a sense of secluded natural splendour.

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Viewed as a region promising high-growth and investment opportunity, Officer has already seen a double digit increase in housing values over the last five years. With a myriad of planned and current civic investments and infrastructure works underway, Officer is a coveted locale for astute property buyers.

Improved Roads

Major road projects to improve and expand the current transportation network are underway in the area. Stage two of the Monash Freeway Upgrade will make the journey between Warrigal and Cardinia Roads quicker, easier and safer. It adds 36 kilometres of new lanes to the Monash and Princes Freeways, significantly improving traffic flow. The project also includes the building of a shared walking and cycling path between Clyde Road, Berwick and the Princes Highway, Beaconsfield. Commencing in early 2020, this $1.08 billion arterial upgrade is projected for completion in 2022 and guarantees to expedite development plans within the Officer region.

Major centre of the south east

Plans for the development of a thriving Officer Town Centre identify the downtown zone as a major activity centre in Melbourne’s South East. It will form the future community heart of Officer, providing a quality, amenity-rich outcome. The town centre promises a vibrant main street with ample shopping, recreation, entertainment and community facilities. Devised with a transit orientated design, it will have full integration with the current railway station and bus lines. Laurier lies within an easy stroll of this budding urban sector, which is sure to attract visitors and residents alike to the bustling civic centre.