Say hello to Brisbane’s new green heart: Victoria Park project masterplan revealed

Water play areas, a treehouse lookout and pedestrian and cycle bridges will be major features of the Victoria Park redevelopment, which will transform the one-time inner city golf course into a 64-hectare parkland. Brisbane City Council’s draft master plan for Victoria Park also includes dramatically increasing tree canopy cover from 10 per cent to 60 […]

Three decades of property trends dispel myths, offer hints of the future

While bad news about the property sector continues to rock the boats of investors and developers, lashing at their hulls with headlines about a Spring season downturn and ongoing lack of supply and labour, decades of data points to an imminent recovery. A CoreLogic study of 30 years of housing values offers some solace to […]

End of an era for owners as ‘world class accommodation’ in Montville hits market

A luxury lakeside retreat described by its own guests as “world class accommodation” is set to hit the market for about a cool $20million. Sitting on 45 acres overlooking Lake Baroon, Secrets on the Lake at Montville boasts 11 bespoke treehouses with exquisite hand-carved wood-work detailing, perched among the Blackall Range rainforest. The property also […]

Spyre Group Plots Slender Tower in Coast Expansion

South-east Queensland developer Spyre Group continues its hot streak in Burleigh Heads, filing plans for an 18-storey slender apartment tower in the locale.  The 46-apartment tower at 1871 Gold Coast Highway is around the corner from the developer’s $77-million Natura development, which broke ground earlier this year, and follows the record-breaking $20-million sale of the penthouse in the […]

Creating a Safer Lit Environment With Roadway Lights

We all want to live in a safer, more responsible world, and one of the steps we can take as a society to move toward that goal is to ensure that our roads are as safeguarded as possible against disasters. Not only would more well-lit roads minimize road traffic accidents, but this measure would make […]

How Important Is Marketing In Real Estate? Find Out Here

It’s no secret that marketing is essential for any business, real estate included. But what may be less obvious is just how important marketing is for real estate agents and brokers. To be successful in real estate, it’s essential to have a strong marketing strategy in place. So what are the key elements of a […]

Local Buyers Out of the Gates on Racecourse Redevelopment

Mirvac has raked in $70 million in apartment sales off the plan for its $135-million racecourse redevelopment. Mirvac has broken ground on its 14-storey Charlton House, a 113-apartment development in the centre of the historic Eagle Farm Racecourse. Mirvac general manager of residential in Queensland Warwick Bible said it was predominantly local buyers who had raced […]

New multimillion-dollar penthouses in beachside Oasis are selling fast

Dozens of luxury penthouses with soaring views — and impressive price tags — are set to provide a haven by the beach on the Sunshine Coast. The 56 newly released apartments have a starting price of $3.2m, and more than 80 per cent of them have been sold already, at Cube Development’s sought-after Oasis project. […]

Stronghold Grabs Office Assets in Emerging Business Precincts

Property funds manager Stronghold has acquired three commercial office assets in south-east Queensland totalling $66 million. The acquisitions include the purchase of 385 and 389 MacArthur Avenue in Hamilton Northshore in Brisbane’s inner north and a smaller asset at 10-2 Flinders Parade in North Lakes, midway between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. The MacArthur Avenue […]

Australian women are investing in property more than ever

Women are increasingly doing it for themselves when it comes to investing. While research five years ago found that only a third of investors were female. Back then, the average real estate investor was a married, wealthy, middle-aged man with a high income and full-time work; that’s now rapidly changing. “We’re seeing a lot more […]