Kew’s Shalom Lodge to be Redeveloped as Esque Apartment Tower

FORMER aged care facility Shalom Lodge is the victim of the medium-density apartment boom taking place around Kew, about six kilometres east of town.

A historic building at 4 Willsmere Road that occupied the nursing home is being marketed as a ritzy apartment complex, Esque.

The 1350 square metre Kew site was offered for sale in July 2010 with a permit for a 12-unit development.  The site’s asking price was $2.98 million.

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Q-Cars Site at Kew Junction to Become 12-Level Apartment Complex

THE new owners of a prominent car yard near the busy Kew Junction (pictured, right) have wasted no time speeding through a new high-density proposal.

After selling to developers in late 2009, the 118 – 120 High Street site, which has been for years occupied by Q-Cars, will make way for a 12-level, 46 unit apartment tower with ground floor shops and 36 car park bays.

The Rothelowman designed tower – Clara Q – will be the Kew Junction’s tallest building, and will make the suburb easier to identify from other elevated parts of Melbourne with an eastern suburb outlook.

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