Brisbane’s Apartment Surge May Spark Better Night Time Economy

If we follow the impact of Brisbane’s historic new apartment construction on city culture, there’s a good chance the Queensland capital could finally eliminate its ‘Dead After Dark’ persona. Will Brisbane be known in the future as a ‘Seven Day City’. According to Matthew Gross, National Property Research managing director, it’s a possibility. A Boost […]

Is Apartment Living the New Aussie Dream?

Can Guess what the fastest growing demographic in Australia is? Well it isn’t families with small children. It’s households with a single person who is looking for a fabulous apartment instead of a single family home. A few years ago, many of the growing demographic was families looking for detached homes with a yard for […]

Building Defects A Major Concern For Unit Owners

According to a recent survey, low-quality buildings and structural building defects have become a serious concern for Australian apartment owners. The survey which involved apartment living in strata-titled properties was conducted by Christopher Guilding, a professor at the Griffith Business School of Griffith University in Queensland. Based on the results of the survey, Professor Guilding […]

Newstead Facelift Brings Big Shift

Metro Property’s presence in inner city Brisbane is set to get a whole lot bigger with the company spending $40 million on a development site in Newstead. Metro plans to build 800 Units across four towers on the site on Ann St adjacent to the Waterloo Hotel in Newstead. This is one of the few […]

BRISBANE UNIT LIVING GROWING IN POPULARITY

Queensland’s love affair with real estate is swinging towards a growing affinity for Unit living with new figures showing the number of new projects has more than doubled in the past 3 years. This can be seen with the number of cranes in the skies of Brisbane inner city. Unit living in Brisbane is proving […]

Study Reveals Defective Building Materials Create Huge Problems for Apartment Owners

Recent survey results reveal problems so severe that they caused Christopher Guilding, a prominent professor at Griffith University in Queensland, to call for a government inquiry. The survey, which spanned several states, found that individuals who held strata title to the apartments in which they lived consistently considered building defects to be the issue of […]

Glut Of Units Is Forecast For Brisbane Inner City Suburbs

Property economists have predicted that Brisbane inner-city suburbs will ride out an Apartment market downturn, which is expected to hit next year. After the GFC there was a huge lack of Apartments being built so consequently the demand was greater than the supply of new Apartments. When conditions started to improve all the developers jumped […]

Brisbane’s Inner City Change

Inner city Brisbane suburbs have undergone a change as more Brisbane families embrace apartment living. It was once for the double earners and no kid bracket, but times have changed. The inner city suburbs have so much to offer now. Places like Teneriffe, New Farm , West End, Kelvin Grove and Bowen Hills are now […]

Inner City Brisbane Apartments Catche The Eye Of The Nation

Brisbane inner City has again become a hot spot for off the plan apartments with the Brisbane city’s heart making the national top 10 list of most online searches. The most popular Queensland New Apartment searches include 1. Brisbane 2. Wooloowin 3. Noosa 4. Kangaroo Point 5. Broadbeach 6. Everton Park 7. Hamilton 8. Highgate […]

Can New Units and Apartments have Building Defects?

If you are like many others who are interested in a new strata project, you understandably expect that a newly constructed property would be in excellent condition and free of many defects. After all, these are properties that should be built to code and that have not suffered through the effects of normal wear and […]