Day: November 16, 2020

The Emerald Hotel: Site of South Melbourne pub for sale

The Emerald Hotel at 409-415 Clarendon Street, South Melbourne, is for sale.

The site of South Melbourne pub and horse racing institution The Emerald Hotel has hit the market for the first time in almost half a century.

But the listing of the Clarendon Street building doesn’t mean last drinks just yet — so soon after the watering hole reopened off the back of easing COVID-19 restrictions — with longtime publicans the Lewis family retaining a short-term lease.

The property had attracted early interest at about $6m, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group vice president Will Connolly said, with its reputation

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