It is understood the new owner of the Triabunna wharf on Tasmania’s east coast has arrived at an access arrangement with a tourism entrepreneur Graeme Wood to build a marina.
Tas Maritime Design bought the wharf in Oct and ideas to produce it into a deep-drinking water marina.
That proposal depended on access by means of the former Gunns woodchip mill, which has been owned by entrepreneur Graeme Wooden considering that 2011.
The ABC has been advised Tas Marine Building has been presented a licence to cross Mr Wood’s land, indicating the marina proposal can go ahead.
Glamorgan Spring Bay Council’s Mayor Michael Kent also thought a formal offer experienced been struck.
“I am delighted, from what I’ve heard Graeme [Wood] and Tom Wilcox [Tas Maritime Construction] have agreed on, as I recognize it, a circumstance exactly where Tas Maritime Building can utilise a pathway by way of Graeme Wood’s home, to assist in the improvement, which is developing a marina for the 40-foot yachts,” he mentioned.
“To me which is extremely, quite thrilling news.
“At the minute, it really is a rumour but I am tending to lean on the aspect of the truth it is proper.”
Tas Maine Construction’s Tom Wilcox has earlier said he would spend up to $ 6 million establishing a marina of up to 150 berths.
Mr Wooden is arranging a $ 50 million tourism growth on his internet site, which surrounds the wharf.
Mr Kent believed a improvement application would be set in soon.
“Graeme is going to discuss to council, as I realize, in January and place a DA in on some items that he intends to do,” he stated.
The Point out Federal government yesterday verified the wharf was bought for around $ three hundred,000.
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