News this week that Japanese corporate giant Kirin Holdings will buy up shares in Lion Nathan it doesn’t yet own. So after having owners over the years that have included Kiwis and Alan Bond, Mr Fourex is now Japanese.
This iconic brewery on Milton Road really is a part of the Brisbane landscape. It does make you wonder though how many more years it might be before it’s brewing parents decide the land is too valuable to remain a manufacturing site. There could be some amazing redevelopment opportunities that retain the building’s character and prominence. Living in a brewery… more than a dream?!