Residential 1B-Rooming House

If you're looking for innovative and profit-focused Residential 1B designs in Melbourne, you've come to the right place.

Welcome to Xpress Building Design for Rooming Houses

We specialise in creating profit-focused designs for Rooming Houses under the Residential 1B classification. Our experienced team understands the unique requirements of Rooming House developments and is dedicated to maximising profitability while creating comfortable and appealing living spaces for tenants.


Residential 1B (Rooming House)

Residential 1B is a zoning classification that applies to properties designated for Rooming Houses. Rooming Houses offer individual rooms for rent to tenants, providing an affordable and flexible housing option. With the increasing demand for affordable housing solutions, Rooming Houses present an excellent investment opportunity for property owners.

Profit-Focused Designs for Residential 1B (Rooming Houses)

Our focus on profit-focused designs sets us apart. Here's how we can help you maximise the profitability of your Rooming House development:

Optimised Space Utilisation

We specialise in creating efficient room layouts that maximise the use of available space. Our designs carefully balance the number of rooms and common areas to achieve the optimal ratio for maximising rental income potential.

Functional Common Areas

We understand that well-designed common areas contribute to tenant satisfaction and attract higher rental yields. Our designs emphasise functional and inviting common areas, including shared kitchens, lounges, and outdoor spaces, that enhance the overall living experience.

Cost-Effective Solutions

We strive to create cost-effective designs without compromising on quality. Our team considers factors such as construction materials, energy efficiency, and maintenance requirements to develop designs that minimise ongoing expenses and increase your return on investment.

Market Demand Analysis

To ensure the success of your Rooming House, we conduct market demand analysis to identify target demographics and cater to their specific needs. Our designs are tailored to attract tenants, ensuring high occupancy rates and consistent rental income.

Compliance with Regulations

Rooming Houses are subject to specific regulations regarding safety, health, and amenity standards. We ensure that our designs comply with all relevant regulations to avoid any legal issues and ensure the well-being of your tenants.

Why Choose Residential 1B Designs?

Choosing Residential 1B Designs for your Rooming House project offers numerous advantages:


Expertise and Experience:

Our team has extensive experience in Rooming House design and development. We stay up to date with industry trends, regulations, and best practices, ensuring that our designs are innovative and compliant.

Profitability Focus:

We understand the importance of maximising profitability. Our designs are tailored to attract tenants, increase rental income, and deliver a strong return on investment.

Customised Solutions:

We recognise that every property is unique. Our designs are customised to your specific property and target market, ensuring a solution that meets your goals and preferences.



A residential 1B is a rooming house . This design can be configured in many ways but cannot exceed more that 300sqm and cannot have more than 12 occupants living in the dwelling.

Residential 1B rooming house can be achieved on many sites over Melbourne, in order to see if this can be put on your site Xpress Building Design offers a free service to review your site. We have achieved designs on as little as 400 sqm of land.

In most cases you do NOT need a planning permit application to do this pending on your land zone. Residential 1B’s rooming houses are assessed under the building regulations and if are designed in accordance with the building regulations a planning permit in most cases is not required.
Xpress Building Design has designed many residential 1B’s designs to suite our client’s needs, whether it’s a single story type or a double story type, we can cater a specific design that can suite your land. As part of our Residential 1B application we will take care of all aspects for you in getting a building permit. Our service is a complete package service from initial sketch stage all the way through to a building permit.
We are Melbourne's specialists in Residential 1B Design. We have created successful portfolios and numerous rooming house designs for our clients. We have mastered the required regulations for achieving a successful Residential 1B Development through the council approval process.

Contact Us Today

If you are looking to create profit-focused designs for your Residential 1B (Rooming House) project, contact Residential 1B Designs today. Our experienced team is ready to assist you in developing designs that maximiSe profitability while providing a comfortable living experience for your tenants.

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