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August 09, 2018

Brisbane's Inner North

It’s no secret that Brisbane’s Inner-North has undergone massive changes in the last ten years, with everything from road and infrastructure expansions to the introduction of new entertainment and mixed-use precincts. Not to mention a decade of constant growth when it comes to property projects.

There is, of course, no holding back either, with another solid ten years ahead of growth, and more change than ever before. The demographics of the Inner-North has changed dramatically in the last decade, with the...

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August 09, 2018

Brisbane CBD

Howard Smith Wharves

The recent development application includes a boutique hotel, numerous refurbished heritage buildings, as well as a new observation deck with views of the Story Bridge and Brisbane River. Containing 164 suites, the hotel will also feature an expansive brewery, two unique indoor event spaces, abundant green spaces and picnic areas, a brand-new boutique hotel, overwater bar, bakery, coffee roastery and riverside restaurants. Opening in late 2018, Howard Smith Wharves will soon be Brisbane’s newest lifestyle and entertainment destination.

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August 09, 2018

Fortitude Valley

Valley Live

74 - 98 Montpelier Road

The Valley Live development will construct an assortment of office buildings set above an urban plaza offering food and beverage, retail and other spaces including cafés and restaurants across two levels and a fresh produce market. There are further plans to add a gym, cinema and further retail options.

$40 Million Live Entertainment Venue

Brisbane’s live entertainment landscape will dramatically change mid-2019 with the addition of a $40 million, refurbished, event, theatre and function space at 312...

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August 09, 2018

RNA Developments

The RNA Development is the largest of its kind in the country. Including an enormous 340,000m2 of new commercial, retail, and residential buildings there will also be a further 76,000m2 of new expansion on RNA retained land.

The project value is estimated at $2.9 billion inclusive of new residential, commercial, and retail development.

The project is expected to deliver more than $300 million each year in economic benefits and will create more than 2,000 jobs. Many sections of the redevelopment are expected...

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August 09, 2018

Brisbane Waterfront

A vision to convert Brisbane’s Eagle Street and surrounds into a first-class business and leisure destination, and to revitalise Brisbane’s dining hub, Dexus has put up a proposal to use the space as a mixed-use precinct, integrating two new towers on the Eagle Street Pier site. The space will include 1.5 hectares of public green shaded space, a wider and safer Riverwalk, and many dining options. With the option for a hotel, commercial and retail spaces the $1.4 billion proposal...

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August 09, 2018

Herston

The Herston Quarter in the city’s Inner-North is going to be redeveloped into a world-class health and wellbeing precinct while also showcasing the area's heritage.

A vision for the site has been developed that will not only boost the Herston Quarter’s health services including aged care, cutting-edge research, hospital care, and medical education but will also include retail, residential and public spaces. The Lady Lamington buildings will be renovated and used as student accommodation. 

The Queensland Government approved the Development Scheme in...

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August 09, 2018

Inner North Brisbane Infrastructure Developments

With the way major projects are looking for the Inner North of Brisbane in coming years, the focus for local, state and federal funding will be on infrastructure to back up the increased future developments. Everything from the rail network, airport, roads and more are set to increase public transport use, decrease travel times and generally make the region easier to get around in.

Rail

Brisbane’s rail network will see increased capacity through the construction of a new rail crossing over the...

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July 09, 2018

Infrastructure and the budget

The Queensland Labor Government’s $45.8 billion capital program represents the biggest infrastructure dedication since the 2011 flood recovery effort.

The program, which will deliver the essential infrastructure over the next four years, was designed to meet the demands of the rapidly-evolving state will also support tens of thousands of ongoing jobs every year.

With the State’s population recently reaching five million, the capital program will help to achieve an increased level of service needs for Queenslanders and drive amplified productivity and efficiency...

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July 09, 2018

Queensland Budget 2018-19

The Queensland Labor government describes this as a ‘Budget for The Future’ which will provide a $985.5 million capital program and$17.3 billion in operating funding. There will be major investments in public hospital and ambulance services, research and scientific services and community health services.

The focus of the Government’s latest budget is jobs for Queenslanders, continuing the trend of job growth which has seen over 150,000 jobs created in the last 3 years. There will be a $45.8 billion capital program over the next four...

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July 09, 2018

Jobs and Economy

Employment growth is expected to strengthen to 2.75% over the year to June quarter 2018, which is the strongest growth in over a decade.

Since 2015, Queensland has delivered a broad range of targeted programs to initiate small business growth and job creation. With over 153,000 new jobs shaped since January 2015, it is clear the economic plan is working.

Some of the incentives due to come into play this financial year include:

Advance Queensland - $650M

To create knowledge-based jobs of the future...

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