Driver Bus Lines to Sell Glen Iris Headquarters of 70 Years

DRIVER Bus Lines, owned by the Driver family, will sell its prominent 1703 square metre Glen Iris Road site, which has been the company’s garage base for 70 years.

The site, next door to popular cafe the Glen Iris Milk Bar, and across the road from Ferndale Park, is roughly half way between two train lines: Alamein and Glen Waverley, making it ripe for residential redevelopment.

Any medium density project can exploit westerly parkland views too, over a walk track to Gardiners Creek and the Glen Iris wetlands.

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Celebrities Oppose Development of Third School Around Their Streets

CELEBRITIES Kate Ceberano and Gina Riley have opposed the development of a new Jewish School, on the former Regent Lodge site, in Elsternwick.

An application has been received by the Glen Eira Council to develop the 2,989 square metre site at 46 Regent Street into a three-level school, capable of accommodating 325 students.

Kate Ceberano, and Ms Riley’s husband, Rick McKenna told the Herald Sun traffic caused by the added school would cause chaos around the small suburban street.

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News Limited to Sell Blackburn’s Former Leader Newspaper Offices, Melbourne

NEWS LIMITED can expect to make about $12 million from the sale of an outgoing eastern suburbs office site, used for years by its Leader Newspaper staff.

The prominent 8,767 square metre site, on the corner of Whitehorse Road and the busy Railway Parade, in Blackburn, has a total road frontage of 162 metres.

One sixty Whitehorse Road could make way for several types of projects including medium and high density apartments, or offices, with ground floor retail.

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