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Local retailers are being marginalised

Local brands are being pushed to the outer by cashed up foreign retailers, according to a new report by CBRE. In its Market View, Quarter 1, 2015 the real estate company reports an influx of luxury foreign brands into the “Paris end” of Collins St over the past year and predicts the trend will continue.

Super stops ‘not so super’

As Yarra Trams seeks permission to remove the last “safety zone” style stops from Collins St, not everyone is happy. The Collins St Precinct Group (CSPG) opposes the move, saying super stops impede emergency vehicles, discriminate against the disabled and don’t actually speed up tram movements. Yarra Trams plans to remove stops at Queen, William

A slice of history

Time is running out to purchase the magnificent COLLINS  The Story of Australia’s Premier Street coffee-table book. First printed in 2005 and since reprinted by popular demand, the book traces the colourful history of Collins St and its characters. It contains amazing details on the wonderful buildings, hotels, retailers, clubs, the medical faculty, transport, art

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