A tenant is sought to position out a brand spanking new vision for the Wintergarden construction in central Geelong.
THE householders of Geelong’s historical Wintergarden wish to the former to devise for its longer term.
The heritage-listed construction at 51 McKillop St was at the start built as a congregational church and prefabricated iron construction on the other hand has had myriad uses along side as a brewery, distillery, army drill hall and most no longer too way back as a cafe and nursery.
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Geelong’s Wintergarden started life as a congregational church on the other hand has moreover been a brewery, distillery and military drill hall. The out of doors has been repainted since this image was taken.
On the other hand owner Grant Porter is taking a look for an important tenant to take over career of the two-storey landmark and get began a brand spanking new path for the advance, which has been space to slightly a large number of smaller tenants in recent years.
Mr Porter needs a tenant with a vision to occupy the ornate inside of the advance, along side its mezzanine ground added about 20 years prior to now.
A nursery and cafe was the most recent incarnation, on the other hand the sooner tenant had to close as a result of a private issue, owner Grant Porter said.
He prompt the Advertiser his vision is for the traditional property to be reborn as in all probability a craft brewery or a whisky bar following a method set thru other venues in Geelong and Melbourne converting the usual inside for a brand spanking new use.
Other concepts include manchester retailer Bed, Bathtub N Table’s The Works store at Hawthorn, where a cafe occupies a mezzanine space overlooking the primary retail ground.
Mr Porter said without equal primary tenant operated a cafe and nursery which was a just right fortune faster than the leaseholder had to close the business for private reasons.
A fully operational commercial kitchen is very important to the nice fortune of the advance, whether or not or no longer it’s as a cafe, bar or reception centre.
Maxwell Collins, Geelong agent Don Hough has offered a brand spanking new advertising and marketing marketing campaign to find a tenant to rent the website.
Mr Hough said the previous use of the advance as a space to plenty of small, like-minded firms might simply lend a hand the tenant to counterpoint the cost of working the property.
“It was a cafe/restaurant and had a few supplementary businesses around it, whether it’s crafts, photography, art and a nursery,” Mr Hough said.
“All those can certainly be put back into the property but the focus is probably on the hospitality side because it’s got a fully operational commercial kitchen.”
A spacious mezzanine space supplies foods for thought for leaseholders.
Mr Hough said hospitality might simply take the kind of a cafe or consuming position, a reception centre or catering.
“Over and above that you certainly could value add by having these other businesses aligned or linked in the building,” he said.
Mr Hough said the owner was seeking in arrange a tenant to take on all the construction.
“I can see pop-up shops, a nursery, florist, giftware or boutique, or art gallery or bookshop.”