Mercer Street is uniquely and strategically positioned as a gateway into Geelong’s central business, retail, education and arts and cultural precincts.
Its close proximity to Geelong Railway Station, Deakin University and the new Convention Centre makes it an ideal ‘welcome corridor’ and meeting place for residents and visitors to our great city.
The precinct is expected to include:
- the City's new central workplace and one -stop-shop to access city services
- public spaces to be enjoyed by the community
- street level retail and commercial activity to enhance local amenity.
The total budget for the precinct is $91 million and will be largely funded through the sale of surplus City assets.
We aim to further showcase our credentials as a UNESCO City of Design by building an iconic, inclusive and welcoming civic precinct the Geelong community can be proud of.
Civic Precinct engagement is now open. See the News and Updates section of this page for more information.
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