December 19th, 2019

Is this Brighton’s quietest building?

At Slate House, we want to show that apartment living does not mean compromising on quality or privacy.


December 19th, 2019

Setting a new standard of living in Brighton

Going against the grain of traditional residential developments in Brighton, Sophie Whittakers, development manager at Lucent, shares how Slate House is presented as a premium, sustainable offering with a higher degree of consideration for its occupants.

December 19th, 2019

Architectural design with a difference comes to Brighton

Quality, sustainability and community are what defines Austin Maynard Architects’ architectural vision for Slate House. Mark Austin, co- director at Austin Maynard Architects, draws on the company’s ethos and how this is mirrored in the Brighton-based development.


December 19th, 2019

Defining quality living with Projects by Buxton

Heath Thompson, director at Projects by Buxton, has many years of experience representing specialised developments and projects. As the appointed agent for Slate House, Heath shares his insights into what sets it apart.

November 26th, 2019

The Bayside Leader - The Way of the Future

Carbon neutral units proving popular.


November 11th, 2019

The Fifth State - Lucent expands its sustainable apartments from the inner city to Brighton

Melbourne-based developer Lucent is branching out and taking its sustainable brand of apartments to the growing owner-occupier family and downsizer market in Brighton, 12 kilometres south east of the CBD.

October 23rd, 2019

The sun shines on Brunswick East's new solar multi-residential project

Apartment living should not limit residents from accessing the benefits of solar energy, says Lucent


September 29th, 2019

Realestate.com.au - CSIRO: Melbourne hits minimum energy efficiency requirements, but plenty of room to grow

Melbourne’s new homes frequently fall short of ideal standards that would cut occupants’ bills, despite reaching the minimum national energy efficiency requirement.

September 24th, 2019

The Asean Developer - Development approval granted for Brighton’s first fossil fuel free apartments

The council permit allows for 14 apartments to be built on 1,392 square metre site.


September 19th, 2019

Urban.com.au - Lucent aim to encourage buyers to lead a zero-emission lifestyle with new Brighton development

Approval granted for Brighton’s first fossil fuel-free apartments, Slate House, which will consist of 14 residences, featuring two and three-bedroom homes.

September 18th, 2019

Property Observer - Development approval granted for fossil fuel free Brighton apartment project Slate House.

Melbourne-based developer Lucent has received development approval from council to build Brighton’s first fossil free apartment project, due to launch next month.


May 14th, 2019

Five minutes with Nightingale purchaser James Horton

Downsizer James Horton shares his experience of purchasing a Nightingale apartment and why transparency is key.

Mar 12th, 2019

Lucent’s Picks: 2019 Melbourne Design Week Program

As Melbourne Design Week commences, we have compiled some of our top highlights from this month’s program that are not to be missed.


Feb 5th, 2019

Lucent is proud to be supporting The Stewart Collective Fete

Lucent is proud to be supporting The Stewart Collective Fete, a one-day celebration of nature and neighbourhood taking place in Brunswick East.

Nov 16th, 2018

Lucent named ‘New Development Player of the Year’

Lucent is proud to announce that it has been named ‘New Development Player of the Year’ at the Annual REA Excellence Awards (AREAs).


Nov 16th, 2018

A better way to do development and bring community along

Deliberative development could go a long way to replacing the more typical adversarial approach, argues Panos Miltiadou, managing director of Lucent.

Oct 8th, 2018

Vertical community the future.

Developers need to take responsibility for the exponential growth of the inner northern suburbs, argues Panos Miltiadou, managing director of Lucent.


May 4th, 2018

William Carnegie project completion.

Following the acquisition of three neighbouring homes in the quiet treelined Mimosa Road in November 2015, we are very pleased to see William complete and tenanted. Marshall White Projects successfully sold out the development in mid June 2017.

February 2nd, 2018

Lt. Miller sold out and into construction.

As a unique offering to the northern suburbs market, Lt. Miller has experienced unprecedented interest and resultant success in completing 100% presales.


October 3rd, 2017

Nightingale seeks scale, licenses first housing project to commercial developer.

Nightingale housing, which cuts out traditional developers and limits investor profit margin to 15 per cent, has licensed its first development to a commercial developer as it tries to work out how to expand the scale to its affordable housing model.

April 27th, 2017

Lucent Investor Lunch.

On the 27th April we gathered 25 of our existing investors for a relaxed lunch at Entrecote to give them a business and project update.