Monash City Council Sells Former Aged Care Facility, Oakleigh South

MONASH City Council has sold a spectacularly located development site opposite the Huntingdale Golf Club to a developer for $3.76 million.

The 6712 square metre, Residential 1 zoned block at 1213 – 1217 Centre Road on the north-east corner of Huntingdale Road, in Oakleigh South, was until recently known as the Clarinda Centre For The Aged.

Next door to a former quarry, the site is expected to make way for a medium density apartment project, but was not sold with a permit.

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Minister Justin Madden Approves Controversial Development in Clayton

Justin MaddenAFTER a decade of debate, the Minister for Planning Justin Madden has gone against the local council and approved a major development, at a prominent junction in Melbourne’s south-east suburb of Clayton.

The decision paves the way for a low-rise shopping centre on the north-east corner of Dandenong and Blackburn roads to be demolished, and replaced with towers incorporating about 400 apartments, a hotel, a new shopping centre, and landscaped gardens.

About 10 per cent of units in the project will be set aside for affordable housing. Most of the remaining units will be targeted to students. Sources speculate the project will have an end value of about $270 million.

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