UDIA Victoria Medium Density Development Award

Projects must have a coherent design with a relevant range of facilities within the development.

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This award recognises a developer who has demonstrated excellence in a medium density development.

Projects must be predominantly residential including small lot housing, villas, town houses, terrace homes, row housing, and apartment buildings and may incorporate commercial / retail components.

Important Information

  • The winner of this award may have the opportunity to represent Victoria in the UDIA National Awards.
  • You must hold a developer level UDIA Victoria membership in FY25 to enter your project into this category.
  • Entrants must ensure judges are able to walk through a completed dwelling during the site visit ensuring all necessary arrangements for this to occur.

Projects eligible for this award must:

  • have a dwelling density of a minimum of 30 dwellings per hectare
  • – be between 2 and 5 storeys in height (inclusive)
  • – be at practical completion.

Completion Criteria for UDIA Judging

To adequately judge an entry for the UDIA Awards Program, entrants must provide to the Judging Panel sufficient evidence of the completion of a significant part of the project.

For example, single stage projects must show 40% of the development completed and sold or available for sale. Multistage projects must have at least one full stage completed and sold or available for sale, and other stages under development.


PART 1: Project Information

  • Key project information
  • Executive Summary (max 300 words) – this highlights the features of the development with reference to the award category criteria

PART 2: Supporting Materials

  • Project plans and maps
  • Press Releases and publicity requirements
  • 10 images of the project
  • Up to 10 Project Consultants

Part 2: Category Criteria

  • Each award category features its own mix of the criteria along with their explanations which can be found below.
Built Form and Architecture30%
Planning and Integration30%
Market Acceptance and Success20%