Author: Antonella Posterino

GEELONG’S busiest commercial strip stands to benefit as potentially thousands of people return to work at the old Ford site over the next few years, a leading real estate agent says. Darcy Jarman agent Tim Darcy said the Ford site’s new owners Pelligra’s plans to create...

Local interest has dominated at a trio of commercial property auctions around Geelong. The three properties in Geelong, South Geelong and Grovedale were auctioned last week and found buyers at or shortly after the auctions. A Geelong investor has paid $1.09 million for a warehouse and showroom...

A GLOBAL technology firm’s local base was the key feature of a Geelong CBD building that’s been sold after a bold pre-auction raid by a local family. The two-storey office complex at 44-46 Lt Ryrie St, Geelong, has been home to the local branch of NCR, a US-based global leader in consumer transaction...

IT held the secrets of local freemasons for 75 years, now see inside the incredible 21st century conversion of Geelong’s Freemason’s Hall. The heritage-protected three-storey building built in 1926 at 79 Gheringhap Street was converted for use as an office complex after Geelong Unity and Prudence Lodge sold...

COULD there be a commercial investment opportunity in the Geelong region that presents an easier way to make money? The Oakley concept store at Torquay’s Surf City Plaza has been described as a bulletproof investment opportunity and it’s not hard to see why. The landmark store at Shop 7, 61 Geelong Rd, opposite Rip Curl’s Torquay...

THE Geelong home of a boat builder that’s turned out craft that have secured 75 per cent of Aussie rowing’s Olympic medals since 1992 has found new owners in a quick sale. A Geelong investment group secured the factory of boat builder Sykes for about $6 million, industry sources said. The 12,140sq m...

THE Torquay headquarters of global surf giant Boardriders has been sold in a confidential deal struck this week. A consortium of Geelong private investors cashed out of the 1.95ha Baines Cres property after the US-owned surf giant announced plans to relocate its head office to the Gold Coast. Boardriders’ $1.6 million annual lease on the purpose-built facility runs...