Why fresh start did wonders for these businesses

Source: The Queensland Times BY THE tender age of 22, Italian-born Claudio D’Andrea had moved to Australia, married the love of his life and opened a pizza shop. Two years after opening his business, the hugely popular Greater Springfield pizzeria is thriving and has been dubbed as one of the best pizza destinations in Brisbane.…

Population growth, Queensland, March quarter 2019

Source: Queensland Treasure Queensland estimated resident population as at 31 March 2019 was 5,076,512 released by the ABS publication Australian Demographic Statistics. Find more information here: Population growth, Queensland     

Population Growth Could Boost Residential Construction

Source: Your Investment Property  Australia’s stable population growth could breathe new life to flailing residential construction activity, according to an analysis by the Housing Industry Association. Latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show a 1.6% population growth during the three months to March, a steady improvement from the previous quarters. The population growth…

Council works on Ripley bridge ahead of schedule

Source: The Queensland Times THE old Ripley Rd timber bridge will be gone sooner than expected, with Ipswich City Council announcing the demolition is ahead of schedule. Works on the bridge, which dates back to 1945, were expected to be carried out over November after shutting in late April this year. The council identified the…

Developers rev up Logan project after state infrastructure deal

Source: Financial Review ASX-listed developer Peet Limited is set to release 1700 more housing lots in the Flagstone satellite city development in Logan as development accelerates in the area following a new $1.2 billion Queensland Government and Logan City Council infrastructure commitment. Logan, about 35 kilometres south of the Brisbane CBD, has long been one of…

$7 million infrastructure agreement signed for boom area

Source: The Queensland Times MORE roads and bridges will be built in the Ripley Valley Priority Development Area with the State Government overseeing the signing of a $7.1 million infrastructure agreement. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick said the Binnies Road West Catalyst Infrastructure Agreement for Ripley Valley will connect more…

Springfield City Group and Lendlease celebrate 20-year partnership

Source: The Courier Mail FIREWORKS have exploded over Springfield to mark the 20th anniversary of the collaboration between Lendlease and Springfield City Group. REPRESENTATIVES of Springfield City Group and Lendlease have come together to celebrate their 20-year partnership with an anniversary bash at Springfield Tower. Lendlease has invested around $1.3 billion toward the development, marketing…

Is Australia set to see more investors?

Source: Smart Property Investment  With housing now seen as the ultimate status of wealth, Australia is in for an outpour of new investors looking to add to their property portfolio, new research has found. According to a study conducted by the University of Sydney’s Professor Lisa Adkins, Australians are shifting their thinking on what it means…

Logan Village Yarrabilba Police Station’s ranks expected to grow to 14 in a matter of years

Source: Jimboomba Times WHAT was once a modest Logan Village Police Beat with two officers has been transformed into an upgraded police station with nine officers, including a Senior Sergeant officer-in-charge. Police Minister Mark Ryan and recently appointed Queensland Police Service Commissioner Katarina Carroll officially unveiled the Logan Village Yarrabilba Police Station on Tuesday, August…

Ripley residents expected to drive on new bridge in early 2020

Source: Ipswich First Ipswich City Council is on track to deliver a new Ripley Road bridge in early 2020. Infrastructure and Environment General Manager Charlie Dill said while there had been some delays in the procurement phase, a first quarter target is achievable. The demolition of the existing timber bridge is expected to take place…