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GREEK AUSTRALIANS IN THEIR IMAGE: Dr Con Castan

by on March 13, 2022 0
Greek City Times is proud to present a weekly historical snapshotfrom the archives of the national project “In Their Own Image: Greek Australians”by photographer Effy Alexakis and historian Leonard Janiszewski. DR CON CASTAN Since the 1960s, the study of Greek-Australian literature has developed steadily. One of those who carried out his academic investigation during... Read More

Rare historic mansion in listed South Yarra

by on March 3, 2022 0
Let’s cut to the chase. The sublime, sophisticated, whimsical, yet beautifully rock-solid vision that is 62 Park Street, South Yarra, is one of the loveliest places we’ve seen in some time. Come here to Askew House for the exquisite stonework, stay for… well, everything else. The property has been renovated by interior designer Julie... Read More

Geelong Private Medical Center resold

by on February 28, 2022 0
The Geelong property contains 4937 square meters of land area and 174 parking lots. A Chinese syndicate has sold the Geelong Private Medical Center held for five years. The four-story asset, 73-79 Little Ryrie Street, sources say is trading with a Melbourne investor for just over $30 million, reflecting a market yield of less... Read More

Enough personnel, PM, show leadership

by on February 14, 2022 0
A cycle to savorWill Wagner’s Ring cycle be staged in Bendigo? Bring it on! The Adelaide Rings of 1998 and 2004 worked so well because the city was large enough to capture the spirit of the event (relevant museum exhibitions, lectures, dining in cafes and restaurants adjacent to the theater etc.) and yet small... Read More

Skipping Girl complex sold to developer

by on December 21, 2021 0
Skipping Girl Place occupies a 2,971 square meter block on the banks of the Yarra River. Little Audrey – also known as the Vinegar Skipping Girl Sign – will be attached to a taller tower as part of longer-term plans from its new owner, Orled Properties. The National Trust-listed exhibit and the three-story building... Read More

Barwon rushes to the tower of St Kilda Road

by on December 8, 2021 0
The St Kilda Road office contains 7,207 square meters over 12 floors. Barwon Investment Partners has acquired 607 St Kilda Road for its Healthcare Property Fund (HPF). The price – C $ 75 million – exceeds expectations by about 10%, valuing each square meter of building area at more than $ 10,100. It also... Read More

An additional $ 241 million for the redevelopment of the arts district

by on November 16, 2021 0
Redevelopment plans for Melbourne’s Southbank Arts District continue at a steady pace, with the Victorian government this week announcing an additional investment of $ 241 million for major upgrades to the Melbourne Arts Center. The additional funding so far brings the Andrews government’s total investment in the redevelopment of the compound to $ 1.7... Read More

Alfred rents the entire St Kilda Rd building

by on November 2, 2021 0
Alfred Health rented an entire office on seven levels adjoining his Prahran hospital. The eight-year commitment to 541 St Kilda Road (pictured, top) – 8,247 square meters and 126 parking lots – fills the rental recently vacated by Seek. Kenny Thorburn of Thorburn Commercial and Ben McKendry of Cushman & Wakefield represented the owners... Read More

Vale J. Dale Fisher, 1931-2021

by on October 25, 2021 0
Born in Richmond on August 28, 1931, James Dale Fisher began studying architecture at the Royal Melbourne Technical College (now RMIT) and then finished the evening course at the Architecture Workshop of the University of Melbourne. Awarded with distinction in six subjects, he received his architectural degree in 1955. While still a student, he... Read More

Two dead in frenzy of shooting at Monash University

by on October 19, 2021 0
Loading One of the injured, a 30-year-old man with abdominal injuries, was in critical condition at Alfred Hospital last night after being airlifted from the university. Four other people, including Dr Gordon-Brown, were also taken to hospital with gunshot wounds. A woman was shot in the jaw and others suffered multiple injuries, including a... Read More

Two St Kilda Road offices for sale

by on October 10, 2021 0
Pasino Investments paid Centuria $ 28.5 million for 607 St Kilda Road. Two St Kilda Road offices bought by separate parties a few months apart in 2012 hit the market this week. The furthest from town – China-backed Pasino Investments sells # 607 – an asset acquired for $ 28.5 million from Centuria, which... Read More

Four architectural firms selected to design Melbourne’s new NGV Contemporary

by on September 19, 2021 0
Four major architectural and multidisciplinary design teams have been shortlisted to take the next step of the NGV Contemporary Design Competition, bringing the project – “Australia’s largest cultural infrastructure project ever” – one step closer to construction. The Victorian government announced today that John Wardle Architects, Field, Angelo Candalepas and Associates and Open Weave... Read More

Covid-19 Victoria: the state will see 18,000 cases of Covid in a few weeks and 800 people in hospital

by on September 9, 2021 0
Entire Victorian families test positive for Covid before a member even knows they are infected with the virus. Concerned health officials blame the discovery as the reason the state’s rapidly spreading Delta epidemic is on track to reach 18,000 active cases in a matter of weeks. “We find cases where entire households are positive... Read More

Victoria’s exhibition venues include the Alfred Hospital Waiting Room, KFC Thomastown, and Chemist Warehouse Hoppers Crossing

by on September 7, 2021 0
The new locations added to Victoria’s exhibition site list are primarily Level 1 sites and include a KFC, a chemists warehouse, and a hospital waiting room. As of Wednesday morning, there were a total of 953 locations and 16 new level 1 locations were added overnight. Anyone who has visited these sites at the... Read More

List of Victoria exhibition venues from 1000 venues including the Royal Botanic Garden and other Coles and Woolworths

by on September 2, 2021 0
Victoria’s list of exhibition venues has again swelled to over 1,000 venues and now includes the Royal Botanic Gardens, eleven Coles supermarkets and a dozen new Level 1 venues. As of Friday morning, there were 1,015 sites on the list, which comes a day after the state recorded its largest daily increase in COVID... Read More

DOZENS of new Vic COVID-19 exposure sites added after 100 cases that were NOT isolated, including Woolworths and Coles

by on September 1, 2021 0
There are dozens of new COVID-19 exposure sites in Victoria a day after it was revealed that only 20 of the 120 new cases were isolated for their infectious period. Victorian Prime Minister Daniel Andrews on Wednesday unveiled the state’s plan to slowly ease restrictions when a first-dose vaccination target of 70% is met.... Read More

Federal government seeks office in Melbourne

by on August 29, 2021 0
The federal government has quietly issued a major requirement to lease office space in Melbourne. The Commonwealth is looking for between 20,000 and 25,000 square meters of Category A space within a three-mile radius of the GPO, meaning Abbotsford, Cremorne, Footscray, St Kilda Road and South Yarra could be considered. However, given that a... Read More

Victorian COVID-19 cases see Coles and Aldi supermarkets listed as exhibition sites as town wakes up to tighter lockdown

by on August 16, 2021 0
The number of COVID-19 exposure sites in Victoria is approaching 550 after four supermarkets, several public toilets and a 7-Eleven were added overnight. Notably, buyers from a Coles supermarket in south Melbourne and an Aldi in the north of the city have been identified as close contacts of a confirmed case and are to... Read More

Hotel plans unveiled for Melbourne Gothic Church

by on July 5, 2021 0
Melbourne-based developer Tim Gurner has stepped up efforts in the hotel industry, planning plans for his second boutique hotel in central Melbourne. In its latest purchase, the developer acquired a historic old bluestone church and former Sunday school hall site at 145-151 High Street in Prahran. The sites, acquired off the market for an... Read More