Council sell off Bellambi land

WOLLONGONG City Council has agreed to authorise the sale of a lot on the corner of Watts Lane and Bellambi Lane, Bellambi.
The lot, zoned light Industrial, currently houses three industrial warehouses, one of which is partially leased to the Northern Stars Swimming School.
The remaining warehouses are either vacant or being used by Council to temporarily store materials.
Deputy Lord Mayor Chris Connor said Council has received a number of offers from parties keen to purchase the site, even though it has not been actively marketing it for sale.
“Given this strong interest, we felt that the best course of action was to place the lot for sale on the open market by public auction, to ensure that we get the best price and ultimately the best value for the community, for it,” Cr Connor said.
Council rates will become payable on the site upon completion of the sale. The net proceeds from the sale will be used by Council for current budget commitments.
The sale will enable the site to be further developed and may provide opportunities for small businesses to set up in this area as part of an industrial business park.

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.


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