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Dual Occupancy

Building a dual occupancy or duplex home can unlock equity in your land or help build you a nest egg.

Dual Occupancy

Maximise your investment potential

Unlock your wealth with a dual occupancy development by Metricon. Our DualOcc Solutions team are specialists in multi-dwelling and ‘dual occ’ developments. We have the expert knowledge, proven track-record and experience you need to unlock your property's investment potential. As one of the largest volume builders in the market, Metricon's DualOcc Solutions team has been providing multi-dwelling solutions for customers since 2006. From unit developments to duplex projects, we're ready to maximise your property's potential.

Why choose Metricon?

Metricon's DualOcc Solutions team are experts in the multi-dwelling building process. Our team are with you every step of the way, from assisting with design choices, to handling town planning requirements. You'll also have the opportunity to visit our state of the art selection centre, Studio M, where you will be able to fully customise your colour and fixture selections.

If you’re looking for a build partner to make the most of your property's hidden wealth, it's time to talk to us.

Welcome to DualOcc Solutions PDF

Our difference

When you choose Metricon, we go above and beyond the role of a builder to become your development partner. You'll have the security of working with a market leading builder and benefit from our buying power. Add a lifetime structural guarantee# and an assurance program and you can feel secure and confident your project is in good hands!

Our specialist DualOcc Solutions team will help you every step of the way. From choosing facades, to exploring our extensive multi-dwelling design range, we ensure your building journey with Metricon is simple and stress-free.

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DualOcc Solutions Photo Book

Our Dual Occ designs

Metricon offers dual occupancy solutions that simplify and reduce the risk associated with dual occupancy development. Every block has its possibilities and limitations; however, our Dual Occ Solutions homes were designed in consultation with independent planners to ensure that they have the best chance of complying with local council planning regulations.

The Dual Occ Process

1. Getting started: Feasibility and quote

Our DualOcc Solutions specialists complete a detailed appraisal of your desired development checking for feasibility, recommending options and preparing a detailed quote for your chosen design.

2. Preliminary works and contracts presentation

When all plans, site costs and design alterations are itemised and confirmed, we'll present your preliminary contract.

View site costs PDF

3. Town planning application and outcome

Metricon will prepare your town planning drawings along with our independent planning specialists who will help guide you through each step of the planning process. 

4. Contract and build permit

Once your council's permit conditions have been met, simply sign your contract and Metricon will apply for a building permit for your project. If you need to demolish your old property, we are happy to recommend professionals who work with us regularly.

5. Site start

As building starts, we'll keep in touch with weekly progress reports and arrange inspections for you to view the progress. We’re always on hand to answer any questions you have.

End-to-end design solutions

Metricon offers end-to-end design solutions specifically tailored to multi-dwelling developments. All of our dual occupancy designs tick important boxes to ensure you get the property you want.

  • Our DualOcc Solutions home designs are designed to ensure they have the best chance of complying with local council planning regulations.
  • Speak to our sales team to view the range of colour schemes our expert interior design team have created to make the colour selection process as simple as possible.
  • If you wish to fully customise your colours and fixtures, our consultants will guide you through our extensive customisation options at our selection centre, Studio M.
More about Studio M

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