Mark Viduka to Sell Williamstown Property, Melbourne

SOCCER legend Mark Viduka is selling an investment property near the Williamstown waterfront.

The 35-year old recently retired athlete – also known as Big Dukes and V-Bomber – can expect between $1.5 – $1.6 million for 79 Nelson Place, a tri-level, four bedroom townhouse (pictured, right), which is being auctioned next month.

Viduka, who is married and has three sons, recently retired from the sport, though there is growing speculation of a career return with the media or as a coach.

In February, he was awarded the prestigious Alex Tobin medal by the Australian players’ union, the PFA. Amongst his other achievements, was captaining national football team the Socceroos, and Australia, at the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

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Williamstown’s Gasometer Site Sells After Two Years

WILLIAMSTOWN’s contaminated gasometer site, south west of Melbourne, sold to a developer for a speculated $3.5 million before a scheduled auction, earlier this month.

The new owner is expected to undertake remediation works before marketing a residential project, likely after 2012 sources say.

The spectacularly located 3583 square metre site at 87 – 93 Stevedore Street, near Williamstown’s retail centre, and the waterfront, abuts an open-air car park and supermarket.

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Williamstown Gasometer to be Auctioned

AFTER failing to sell for more than a year, a massive Williamstown development site with a catch will be auctioned next month.

The former Williamstown gasometer site at 87 – 93 Stevedore Street is expected to attract interest from residential developers who would need to remediate the site and have it rezoned, before undertaking a redevelopment.

Measuring 3600 square metres, the property is expected to fetch some $3 million when it is put to auction at 2pm on Wednesday September 29, in a campaign being managed by Century 21 Wilson Pride Prahran’s David Lowenstein.

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Prominent Williamstown Retail Complex Sells For $10 Million

Williamstown propertyA PRIVATE investor has paid close to $10 million for a prominent Williamstown retail complex, at the corner of busy Ferguson Street and Douglas Parade.

Fitzroys selling agent Geoff Emmett confirmed the prominent site sold before a scheduled auction on Thursday.

Based on the complex’s annual rental income of $568,796, the asset sold on a yield of about 5.7 per cent.

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Some New Records Set in Melbourne’s West

INTEREST in the streets regarded as “the best in the west” appears to be rampant, with the record price of a Moonee Ponds home speculated to have been smashed twice in the last two weeks.

No sooner had builder Raffaele Aiello set a record, paying about $4.65 million for a home on ritzy Ardmillan Road, did Secret Agent get tipped off about an off-market $5.2 million deal, on Park Street and near the sprawling family home of ex North Melbourne VFL footballer Kerry Good.

Nelson Alexander’s Matthew Febey, who marketed Ardmillan Road, declined to comment on any deals when contacted by Secret Agent.

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Two Prominent Waterfront Properties Hit the Market in Williamstown

THE wind of chain continues to bluster through the peaceful suburb of Williamstown, with two of the western suburb’s most prominent sites, hitting the market this week.

The Anchorage Marina and restaurant, developed on land and a seabed leased but controlled from Parks Victoria, is currently the most prominent of the two sites.

It includes a near new and state-of-the-art 90-berth marina, associated boatsheds and offices, built on what was once the historic Parsons boatshed.

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