Bendigo Car Park Compound Approved

IT’s the kind of development you’d expect to see approved in King Street, in the city.

But instead, in downtown Bendigo, plans are afoot to build a multi-level, 420-bay car park and office building at one of the city’s busier intersections.

The City of Greater Bendigo council this week approved a $15 million redevelopment of what is currently an open-air car park bound by Edward, Queen and King streets.

The redevelopment will include a 1500 square metre office, pre-committed to government agency State Trustees, which also has naming rights.

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Palms Motel Footscray Sells For $3.2 Million

THE Footscray motel which was until recently to have become Melbourne’s next commission flat complex, has sold to an investor for $3.2 million, and is expected to be re-opened as a hospitality business.

On a 2985 square metre block at the corner of Geelong Road and Catherine Street, the former Palms Motel is near Victoria University, central Footscray and the Maribyrnong River.

The Department of Human Services which is increasingly leasing hotel and motel rooms and facilities to satisfy its growing public housing waiting list, had co-ordinated a lease for the Palms Hotel.

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