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Avalon Airport set to be established as international airport

Geelong Advertiser

Thursday 01 Feb 2018

AVALON Airport is set to go international.The Geelong Advertiser understands an international terminal will be established on the Lara site with the support of the state and federal government.

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Demolition complete

Thursday 01 Feb 2018

Demolition complete at The Mercer!

Here’s an exclusive sneak peek of our early progress.

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Melbourne apartment boom hits Geelong

The Australian Financial Review

Monday 15 Jan 2018

Melbourne's inner city apartment and townhouse boom is making its way down the M1 motorway to Geelong, Where a number of projects have launched recently and - according to project marketers - are selling well.

Among them is The Mercer, a 15-Storey cascading tower overlooking Corio Bay where three-quarters of the 121 apartments have sold to local professionals, downsizers and investors.

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Geelong and Ballarat among 2018 Victorian property hot spots

Herald Sun

Wednesday 03 Jan 2018

VICTORIA’S largest regional cities have been flagged as property hot spots in 2018 as buyers are increasingly priced out of Melbourne.

Geelong and Ballarat have been tipped to build on strong 2017 growth this year by real estate experts.

Geelong was one of the nation’s strongest performing regional markets last year, with property values boosted by 9.7 per cent, according to CoreLogic.

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New $10m Port Phillip vessel launched for Portarlington-Docklands service

Herald Sun

Wednesday 20 Dec 2017

A NEW Port Phillip ferry with a cafe, bike storage and free Wi-Fi has been unveiled by high-profile Melbourne businessman Paul Little.

The $10 million Bellarine Express was completed by Incat boat builders in Hobart last week and was officially launched at Docklands.

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A new skyline and a new era for Geelong

Sold On Geelong

Thursday 03 Aug 2017

The city is gearing up for an influx of 80,000 people with some timely projects, NAVARONE FARRELL writes

CRANES and rigging high across Geelong’s CBD and waterfront are heralding not just a new skyline for the city, but also a new era. Geelong is changing like nothing seen in the past 70 years, not since the post-war migrant and industry boom.

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CBD Class of Its Own

Geelong Advertiser

Tuesday 06 Jun 2017

A New Primary school, children's centre, multi-purpose community hub and several artistic spaces are on the cards for central Geelong.

The list of public facilities is laid out in a report that examines the infrastructure needs of a Geelong CBD population that is expected to soar eightfold in the next decade.

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Geelong + SurfCoast Living

winter 2017

Sculpted in stunning rising tiers and providing panoramic city and bay views. The Mercer apartments are destined to become an icon of Geelong's Western Beach precinct.

Western Beach has long been Geelong's best-kept secret but the cat's now out of the bag and this inner-urban harbourside precinct of bay, cliff, yachts and parks is fast becoming the most sought-after address in town.

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The Mercer goes on show

SurfCoast Times

Thursday 25 May 2017

The Mercer display suite opening event was a huge success, welcoming non-stop visitors over the weekend.

Property hunters were impressed by the expansive display area showcasing the 31 architecturally designed apartment floor plans, including a scale model of the project, and walk-throgh, touch-and-feel kitchen and bathroom replicas.

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Suite show by The Mercer

SurfCoast Times

Thursday 18 May 2017

The display suite for Western Beach Geelong's $45 million The Mercer will officially open this Saturday.

The 15-Storey apartment project marks a new breed of inner-urban harbourside living and will be a major landmark in the changing face of Geelong.

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Dig about Western Beach and you'll find a charming treasure trove.

Domain Geelong

Thursday 11 May 2017

A lovel old Liardet painting shows Geelong from Western Beach back when Aborigines camped along The Esplanade. It dates to the 1840s and the tribesfolk seem a bit bemused by the changes to their bayside.

There have been lots of changes since, of course. A good few more are happening now as investors plunge into the thick of all things inner-west. it's a nice old part of the world among the bayside peppercorns and palms, so it's not surpring people are cottoning on.

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Million Sales Boom

Geelong Advertiser

Monday 20 Mar 2017

One Property sells almost $600k above reserve

The booming Geelong property market just got even better with four properties selling above $1 million at auction, including one for nearly $600,000 over reserve.

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House prices to surge

Geelong Advertiser

Saturday 11 Mar 2017

Geelong's median house price could hit $600,000 in three years as first-home buyers and ivestors fight for stock, a financial expert predicts.

Allen Wargent Property Advisory co-founder Pete Wargent said increased demand for property created by the first homeowners' grant could push median prices up by $170,000 to around $600,000 by 2020, rivalling Melbourne's median sales price today.

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