New details on ‘extensive redesign’ of old Masters site

Originally published on The Queensland Times EXCITEMENT is building with the former Masters store in Springfield, which has sat unused for five years, set to finally be resurrected. The three-hectare site is owned by property group Home Consortium, which acquired the assets of Masters Home Improvement in 2016 when it was shut down. The delay…

Mortgage levels continue the record-breaking streak

Originally published on Mortgage Business New loan commitments reached another record high in January, with new owner-occupier loans breaking the $22-billion mark for the first time. The figures come in the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) lending indicators data for January 2021, which shows that Australia continues to report record-breaking mortgage activity. New loan commitments (seasonally adjusted) rose by 10.5…

The ‘stars are aligned’ for first-time property investors

Originally published on Smart Property Investment With rents rising and vacancy rates dropping, the stars are aligning for property buyers, an expert has said. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has signalled that record-low interest rates are set to remain until 2024 at the earliest, bringing the cost of borrowing down to half of what…

Salvador and Samantha

We first heard of Glen many years ago through a family friend, but we felt that we would never be able to invest. One day we decided to give Glen a call and arrange a meeting so he could explain how investing works.Glen was thorough in his knowledge of the booming areas in Queensland, and…

Ipswich developments proposed, approved in 2020

Originally published on The Queensland Times AS the fastest growing region in Queensland, and one of the fastest growing in the country, new developments are popping up constantly across Ipswich. Here’s some of the more prominent commercial and industrial developments which were proposed to Ipswich City Council in 2020. Service station development in Chuwar A…

Servo first step in plans for huge future development

Originally published on The Queensland Times A NEW service station complex is proposed as the first step of a planned industrial and business development to service one of the state’s top growth hot spots. Swanbank Industrial Park Pty Ltd has submitted a development application to Ipswich City Council to construct the servo with three fast…

A ton of jobs on the menu as McDonald’s opens

Originally published on The Queensland Times GOOD news comes for job hunters as well as those just looking for fast food, with a new McDonald’s restaurant opening for business. The fast food giant on Thursday opened at Eden’s Crossing on the corner of Mount Juillerat Dr and Sunbird Dr, Redbank Plains. Promising to fill 100…

Domino’s store expands services to growing Redbank Plains

Originally published on The Queensland Times THE opportunity to better serve the Redbank Plains community with some piping hot pizza has resulted in a new store for the area. Located at Eden’s Crossing, the site is now the fifth location to be owned by multi-franchisees Morgan Wilkins and Thomas Walker. Monday proved a busy first…

$20M hydro-energy plant to boost local job market

Originally published on The Queensland Times SPRINGFIELD will soon become a frontrunner in hydrogen energy after it was revealed a new $20 million facility is set to be developed in the Queensland’s southeast. Developers Springfield City Group this week announced the ambitious plan, promising in return a $30 million annual revenue for the area and…

Project to generate 20,000 jobs, $12 billion into economy

Originally publish on The Queensland Times AN ambitious plan to kickstart the COVID-19 recovery by generating 20,000 new jobs and $12 billion into the economy over the next five years is the latest vision from billionaire Springfield developer Maha Sinnathamby. A 120ha ‘Knowledge and Innovation District’ in the booming region has been pitched to Scott…