Victorian Planning Minister Approves $271 Million Expansion of SP Ausnet Facility, Brunswick East

ONE of Brunswick East’s biggest developments will take place behind wire gates, after planning minister Matthew Guy approved a $271 million expansion of SP Ausnet’s Brunswick Terminal Station, at the T-intersection of Glenlyon Road and King Street.

The application for the site, which abuts the Merri Creek and is near the suburb border of Fitzroy North and Northcote, was to have been decided by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal after the Moreland City Council rejected the proposal last November.

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Caydon Reportedly Behind $16 Million Brunswick Development Site Purchase, Melbourne

LOCAL builder Caydon has purchased another major development site, this time in Brunswick East, and at the suburb border of Carlton North and Fitzroy North.

The Collingwood based developer is understood to have paid about $16 million for a one hectare disused factory at 21 – 27 Brunswick Road, near the corner of Nicholson Street where it is completing another project.

Caydon is reportedly planning to redevelop the old factory site into a $120 million village of apartment towers, shops and offices.

At that value, the project will be even bigger than the controversial Tip Tip factory redevelopment around the corner, being undertaken by Toll boss Paul Little’s building arm, Little Project Development.

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