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Blog posts April 2021

10 Hottest Commercial Real Estate In Brisbane

Hello All,
I have not been a fan of investing in commercial real estate in the regional area because the yield is not much. However, over the years, I have been proven wrong. Many of my mates who invested in Brisbane are now making the most of their investment. I was surprised by this development, …

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Nightly hooning and street racing in Redlands has locals 'beside themselves'

On any given night, 40 to 80 vehicles gather for hooning and street racing in the area around Wellington Point Recreation Reserve in the Redlands, east of Brisbane.

Nearby resident Ben White described the situation as "pretty extreme".

"They are doing excessive speeds, over 100kph in a 50kph z…

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‘They deserve our help’ – Brisbane youth homelessness on the rise with 42 per cent of homeless under 25 years old

DEMAND for youth homelessness services is skyrocketing in Brisbane as providers report they are struggling to keep up with requests for help.

St Vincent de Paul national vice president Jacob Miller said escalating house prices, rising rents and the lack of social housing are pushing more and more…

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9 Tips For Moving House With Pets

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Moving is to a new house is always stressful and challenging but the process becomes even more difficult when you have pets. During a move it is common to not have time for cuddling or maintaining their usual routine but it can distress your pet and severely impact its mental health…

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Marquette Splashes $285m on Brisbane’s Gold Tower

Marquette Properties has splashed out $285 million to secure 10 Eagle Street in Brisbane's so-called “Golden Triangle”.

Marquette managing director Toby Lewis said the gold tower was one of the top 10 buildings in the CBD with an “excellent leasing history” and they had been anticipating its en…

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Toondah Harbour development east of Brisbane puts koala habitat at risk, community groups say as Priority Development Area provision questioned

Toondah Harbour in the Redlands, east of Brisbane, is a controversial priority development area (PDA) with the local community having campaigned against the impact on protected wetlands since 2013.

Key points:
There are now 34 PDAs across Queensland, adding up to some 82,572 hectares
At Toondah Har…

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Hello All,

Sometimes the best laid out plans of men can go awry. It happened to me when I was planning to make an investment in the commercial property sector. I was all set to buy a warehouse to be tenanted by a business when the pandemic hit the world. It was difficult to digest the repercussio…

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Popular Brisbane venue owner apologises for 'insensitive' image

A Brisbane cafe owner has apologised after posting a photo online appearing to praise staff members for an offensive order docket that singled out two customers.
Shay Hayston
Shay Hayston has apologised. (Facebook)
The image, which labelled the customers "two very annoying Asians", was originally po…

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Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race winner a 56-year-old handmade vessel named Wistari

It was the first time a local had won the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race in decades and to do it Scott Patrick literally sailed through a storm.

But when he hoisted the Courier Mail Cup last night, he thought only of his father, Noel.

Scott Patrick sails the Wistari yacht, date and location unkn…

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