Former Flinkiers Footscray Site Sold to Residential Developer

Footscray stationA massive Footscray property – occupied for years by used car dealership Flinkiers – has sold for $5.25 million, and is expected to be developed into one of the inner-city suburb’s tallest buildings.

Fitzroys selling agent Julian Heatherich said a private developer has snapped up the 5,320 square metre development site, which fronts Hopkins, Whitehall and Warde streets, about five kilometres west of town and near the Maribyrnong River and West Melbourne suburb border.

The site is expected to make way for a 10-level mixed use building incorporating ground floor retail, and apartments and which would offer postcard CBD views over the river.

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