A NEW gelateria will soon be gracing Geelong’s CBD with Augustus Gelatery securing a prime site.
The company behind the mouth-watering gelato and ice cream are setting up shop at 41 Gheringhap St after purchasing the site for close to the asking price of $1.2 million.
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Gartland Property, Geelong agent Adam Farrell said Augustus Gelatery were opening up 10 stores throughout Victoria but this would be Geelong’s only store.
“They will be utilising the front half of the space and will be refurbishing the back half for office space or potentially a wine bar or food store,” Mr Farrell said.
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The 369sq m property has rear access to Downes Place and is only metres from the rejuvenated west end of Little Malop St.
Mr Farrell said the buyers were attracted to the opportunity in Geelong and diversity in the Little Malop St precinct.
The property had previously been home to Brystan Audio.