Where new schools are being planned in Ipswich

Originally published on The Queensland Times IPSWICH is the fastest growing area in Queensland, but the state government says it is keeping up with demand for new classrooms in the boom suburbs. Education Minister Grace Grace was in the city on Tuesday to officially open new facilities at local schools and was asked whether Ipswich…

Springfield gets new 174-bed public hospital expansion

A new public hospital at Springfield which is planned to include an emergency department, intensive care unit and maternity services is set to be developed and co-located at the site of the Mater Private Hospital. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced on Monday that the current 95-bed private facility would be expanded, delivering 174 new public…

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…

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…

Brisbane’s appeal grows as investors return to the market

Originally published on Smart Property Investment Dwelling prices are expected to rise as investor activity continues to strengthen across the nation, with Brisbane touted as more appealing than its capital city counterparts, a recent report has revealed. After surviving a particularly low point in May last year, the residential property market is picking up pace…

Where new schools are being planned in Ipswich

Originally published on The Queensland Times IPSWICH schools will benefit from $42 million worth of funding as part of Labor’s huge $1 billion pledge for school infrastructure if Annastacia Palaszczuk’s government is returned. The biggest spend in the city will be $27 million for new classrooms at Bellbird Park State Secondary College and $9.3 million…

Springfield Seeks Development Partner for Brookwater Site

Originally published on The Urban Developer Maha Sinnathamby’s Springfield City Group is seeking a joint venture partnership to develop an infill residential project in Brookwater, about 25 kilometres south of Brisbane. The 133-141 and 143-163 Brookwater Drive property spans a 3.7-hectare site, located within the Brookwater Golf Course and residential estate. The land parcel is…

New $20 million roads to open up more land in growth area

Originally published on The Queensland Times in April 2020 THE State Government is investing $20 million to extend local road networks in the booming Ripley Valley. Funding through the Catalyst Infrastructure Program is being used to construct two new roads in the Ripley Valley priority development area. It will allow 8900 new homes to be…

7 investor mistakes to avoid

Originally posted on the Smart Property Investment in January 2020 Troy Gunasekera, national manager for Property Club, said 2020 is going to see many investors reap the benefits of an activity that occurred last year. “Firstly, interest rates are now at record lows and are expected to fall even further during 2020,” Mr Gunasekera said.…

Arlene Lewis

“THE WHOLE PROCESS WAS HASSLE FREE AND I AM CONFIDENT IN VERONIKA AND JESSICA’S ABILITY TO MANAGE MY PROPERTY ONGOING FOR ME.”   I have worked in the Housing industry for approximately 20 years and I was able to purchase my first investment property about two years ago. At that time I had excellent tenants…