Hudson Pacific Group Reaps $11.45 Million From Essendon Bulky Goods Centre

A BULKY goods centre with redevelopment potential in Bomber-land has sold for $11.45 million.

Hudson Pacific Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hudson Investment Group, has offloaded the 15,309 square metre 299 Pascoe Vale Road site, which includes four bulky goods showrooms returning almost $940,000 per annum in rent.

The site abuts rail tracks between the Glenbervie and Strathmore train stations, on the Broadmeadows line.

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Double Storey Complex in Toorak Road, South Yarra, Sells For $6.7 Million

307 - 315 Toorak Road, South YarraA DISTINCTIVE Tudor style complex in Toorak Road, South Yarra, with five ground floor shops and an upstairs office, has sold for $6.7 million.

Based on the assets annual rent of $296,021, the 638 square metre building sold on a low yield of 4.4 per cent.

Knight Frank’s Marcus Quinn and Paul Henley sold the asset at 307 – 315 Toorak Road.

Mr Quinn said the property offers the new owner plenty of value-adding potential, covering just 50 per cent of the 1000 square metre land area.

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FoodWorks to Open Gourmet Outlet at Base of ELM Complex, South Melbourne

INDEPENDENT supermarket group FoodWorks has purchased retail space at the ground floor of a $160 million apartment tower, being developed on the former HSV-7studio site in South Melbourne.

FoodWorks has paid $1.75 million for the 420 square metre retail space at the bottom of the Elm complex, which it plans to open as a gourmet outlet.

Construction of the 22-level Elm tower started last March, and is due for completion in December 2010. FoodWorks expects to open its doors by September.

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