Flinders Street Development Site Sells After Auction

A PROBLEMATIC city development site with a permit sold after auction on Thursday for an as-yet undisclosed price.

The 556 – 560 Flinders Street property, at the north-west corner of Downie Street, has been earmarked over the years for a variety of developments, of varying heights.

At one stage a scheme was prepared for a 33-level commercial tower with 25-levels of strata office suites. Another proposal would have seen 101 apartments squeezed onto the 291 square metre block, opposite the new Northbank Place complex, between Spencer and King streets.

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