Older and larger logistics centres in Brisbane’s competitive warehouse market are being forced to undergo extensive refurbishments in order to contend against competitively priced new builds in emerging areas.Colliers International’s director of industrial Anthony White says there is an increasing trend for institutional owners to invest heavily in refurbishing their existing portfolios in order to increase their properties’ market relevance.“These owners are looking to attract new tenants to their buildings following existing tenants vacating, sometimes after leases which are on a term of 20 years or more,” White says.Read the full story on Commercial NewsMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor9 hours ago
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The property features a tennis court and resort-style pool.The almost 800sq m home has all the trappings of the good life including a theatre room, library, games room, resort-style pool and tennis court, plus a separate pool house that can double as a self-contained guesthouse for visitors. The Baskerville’s home in Bridgeman Downs settled last week. Picture: SuppliedA HAMPTONS-style home sold in Brisbane’s north has fetched a suburb record price of $4.96 million for its very patient homeowners. Earl Baskerville in a file photo at his gardens in Bridgeman Downs. Picture: Peter WallisThe Retreat Street property in up-market Bridgeman Downs was owned by Brisbane businessman Earl Baskerville, a printing industry entrepreneur whose home was touted as “Brisbane’s answer to the prestigious US East Coast enclave of the Hamptons”.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor6 hours ago The home had been on and off the market since 2012.The suburb house price record for Bridgeman Downs was $4.5m previously, and the new sale price of $4.96 million was updated on property site CoreLogic over the weekend. The home has four bedrooms.The Baskervilles have been very patient with the sale of this home, with 1.01 hectare estate having been on the market since 2012.Agent Sarah Hackett of Place listed it as “a palatial award winning estate on 2.5 acres of elevated, landscaped gardens with an architecturally-significant design by Richard Foley”. The pool house doubles as a self-contained guesthouse.The home also has in-built audio, security, three phase power, ducted air conditioning, vacuumaid, Dynalite Home Management System, irrigation and a three bay shed.
56 Nathan Tce, YeerongpillyJasper and Alicia Bienke bought their home at 56 Nathan Tce, Yeerongpilly two years ago and set about undertaking a major renovation.Mr Bienke said they had planned to stay in the home with their two children, but circumstances had changed and they were now planning to sell.The renovation work included the addition of bedrooms, a new bathroom and kitchen and an extension out the back of the home.The gardens were also extensively renovated. 56 Nathan Terrace Yeerongpilly“It had good bones but it just needed to be brought into this century,’’ Mr Bienke said.He said the kitchen was one of his favourite parts of the home as it opened straight out onto the balcony via bi-fold doors.“We sort of went over the top and put a massive big stone island bench in it.’’The home is on an 815sq m block.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019 56 Nathan Tce, YeerongpillyThe four bedrooms are on the upper level of the home as well as a study and two new bathrooms.The main bedroom has a walk-in robe and an ensuite. This bedroom opens to the rear deck.There is ducted air conditioning in the living areas.The home has wide timber floorboards and high ceilings.On the lower level of the home is an area which would be suitable for a teenagers’ retreat or older parents. It has two-built in guest rooms, a new bathroom, laundry and kitchenette. There is bamboo flooring throughout this area.Another feature of the home is a media room. 56 Nathan Tce, YeerongpillyThere is remote gated entry, a remote double-car garage and driveway space to house up to four extra vehicles.The home is within walking distance to park lands and the river.It is also close to public transport and hospitals.
A million-dollar view. 2/102 Jefferson Lane, Palm Beach sold at auction for $1.250 million.MOMENTUM from the Gold Coast’s biggest auction event has carried over with multiple million-dollar properties selling under the hammer in a separate run of auctions.Realestate.com.au has released its latest data of properties that sold at auction in the lead-up to the week ending Saturday, 3 February. Location, location, location. The townhouse is on an exclusive street.A kitchen, living zone and a bedroom with private courtyard are on the ground floor, and the upper level offers main living and dining rooms, a sunny alfresco deck, new stone kitchen with breakfast bar and a parents’ retreat.The highest auction transaction reported so far was the sale of a five-bedroom, four-bathroom Jacobs Well home for $1.6 million. 26607/2 Ephraim Island, Paradise Point sold at auction for $1.250 millionIt wasn’t just houses selling under the hammer — 26607/2 Ephraim Island, Paradise Point sold for $1.250 million. The corner apartment features views of the Broadwater, an L-shaped balcony, and modern finishes including a CBUS home system. A huge crowd turned out for “The Event” hosted by Ray White Surfers Paradise with 131 properties going to auction. Auctioneer Andrew Bell at work. Picture Glenn HampsonIt follows the success of Ray White Surfers Paradise Group’s legendary annual The Event auction held last weekend at RACV Royal Pines Resort in Benowa. The Event is widely regarded as an indicator of the Gold Coast’s real estate economy.RWSP CEO Andrew Bell said the success of the auction showed confidence.A mix of more than 170 registered local and interstate buyers engaged in a bidding frenzy, resulting in $35.4 million worth of deals confirmed at the time of going to press — a figure likely to climb further as sales are finalised over coming weeks. The waterfront property has a pool and pontoon.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa20 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoThe property listing was described as “a golden opportunity to buy well below replacement cost”.Located in Calypso Bay Estate, the 742sq m house features a pontoon, separate media room and formal lounge with gas fireplace. The Palm Beach villa sold under the hammer on Saturday.A four-bedroom, three-bathroom townhouse on prestigious Jefferson Lane, Palm Beach changed hands for $1.350 million. “Despite grey skies and rain, a crowd of about 50 saw five bidders battle it out until a couple from Geelong, Victoria won with the highest bid of $1,350,000 — well above the owners reserve,” said auctioneer Mitch Palmer, principal of Ray White Mermaid Waters.The highly-sought after location offers postcard views of the Pacific Ocean, while the residence is split over two levels. 57 Limetree Pde, Runaway Bay went under the hammer for $1.345 million. The “family apartment” is modern and spacious.The fully furnished, 233 sq metre apartment was described as “ideal for a family” with access to facilities including three swimming pools, shopping, a gym, day spa and marina.According to realestate.com.au there were 303 listings scheduled across Queensland last week. Preliminary results show a 48 per cent clearance rate out of 180 results available. The Coast’s auction clearance rate has been steadily tracking upwards from a low of about 30 per cent towards the tail end of 2017. It’s been recently repainted. 4 Abel Tasman Place, Hollywell sold for $1.325 million.While two houses were set to go to auction in Hollywell, one sold prior to auction, leaving an older-style four-bedroom, three-bathroom property on the market ahead of auction day.4 Abel Tasman Place sold successfully under the hammer for $1.325 million. The three-storey concrete residence is the only tri-level property on the street, allowing for views of surrounding canals, the Broadwater and Stradbroke Island to be captured with no interruption. The bathroom features are a stand-out.The sprawling home’s luxury finish is all about the smaller details with rain showers, free standing baths, frameless glass screens featured throughout from the bathrooms to the infinity pool, and dimmable LED lighting. Waterfront residences were hot property, with a recently repainted Runaway Bay house on 18.5 metres of water front selling for $1.345 under the hammer. 37 Marina Pde, Jacobs Well sold for $1.6 million.
The award-winning 14 Sandyoke Court, Mudgeeraba proved popular with potential buyers. Picture: realestate.com.auIn the dining space and living room is a tall limestone wall with an integrated fireplace. There are double height ceilings, travertine floor tiles and an enclosed outdoor dining and lounge area.There is a heated 20 metre lap pool, which sits below the roof line. The home is beautiful inside and out. This is the home more potential buyers looked at on line this week than any other.THIS luxury Southport home attracted more potential buyers than any other house in Australia this week.And with such high demand comes a big price tag, with the home at 1a Yacht St, listed for offers of more than $9.5 million.The five-bedroom, Hamptons style house, which has views to Surfers Paradise was the most viewed on realestate.com.au this week. With views like this, no wonder, 1a Yacht St, Southport was so popular.The 880sq m home has roof shingles shipped in from the Hamptons, and American Oak floorboards.On the downstairs level is a guest suite with a walk-in robe, ensuite with bath and its own lounge room. 1a Yacht St, Southport.The property has a floating pontoon which can accommodate a 65ft craft and a sandy strip of beach. In the same family for 73 years, this Kedron home is finally being offered for sale. Picture: realestate.com.auIt is a pre-war triple gable home on a 607sq m block of land. Both the bedrooms, one in the sleep-out have airconditioning.It is listed through Nathan Johnson of LJ Hooker – Stafford. Beautiful Hampton’s styling throughout.The downstairs family room has a built-in gas fireplace.The waterfront house has a large dining room which leads out through bi-folds to a built-in barbecue, and undercover area. There is a swimming pool and artificial grass area as well. More from newsNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by Parks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus20 hours ago1a Yacht St, Southport.It is listed through Sam Guo and Julia Kuo of Ray White Broadbeach / Mermaid Waters.The second most viewed listing in Australia this week was also in Queensland.The four-bedroom house at 14 Sandyoke Court, Mudgeeraba is listed for $3.695 million. The award-winning home is in the Jabiru Estate. It has textured pivot screens, timber accents, and stonework. 28 First St, Camp Hill also appealed to potential buyers. Picture: realestate.com.auFour of the five bedrooms are on the upper level including the main bedroom which has a private front balcony.It is listed through James Curtain and Warren Walsh of Place – Bulimba.At Buderim on the Sunshine Coast was Queensland’s fourth most viewed property this week.The five-bedroom house at 5 Xanadu Grove, is listed for $1.295 million plus buyers.It has multiple living zones, a parents’ retreat, and large decks overlooking the lagoon pool, and fenced yard with a rainforest backdrop. Peaceful surrounds at 5 Xanadu Grove, Buderim. Picture: realestate.com.auThe main bedroom ensuite has a spa, dual vanities and a walk-in robe. There are Italian porcelain tiles and new carpets throughout the home. No need to worry about being sunburnt, it has a 20 metre heated pool under the roofline. Picture: realestate.com.auIt won the 2017 Master Builders Queensland Gold Coast award for a residential build and the Ron McMaster Memorial Award for Excellence in Craftsmanship.It is listed through Katrina Walsh of Harcourts Coastal – Broadbeach.It was to suburban Camp Hill for the third most viewed listing in Queensland this week.The five-bedroom home, at 28 First, St Camp Hill, on 566sq m, has oak flooring. Upstairs is an open plan family area with the kitchen, study nook and dining and living area.This area opens onto a covered outdoor area and the pool area. The property at Buderim is really like a resort. Picture: realestate.com.auIt is listed through Jamie Holbrook of Property Today – Sunshine Coast.The fifth most viewed property this week was a house at 26 Castle St, Kedron.The two-bedroom home is listed for offers of more than $599,000 and is for sale for the first time in 73 years.
Entertain on your waterfront deck.“The home is a sanctuary, a fun family home, a truly iconic property, an abundant outdoor lifestyle with environmental surroundings like nothing else this close to any two cities,” she said. “You will discover dolphins, dugong and turtles around your jetty and shy golden wallaby playing nearby.”And if that’s not enough, there is also 22km of beach to explore.Colleen Brunt and Amir Mian of Amir Main Prestige Property Agents are marketing the 724sq m property at $2.28 million. The kitchen opens up to the outdoor deck. Welcome to luxury – 12 Casuarina Drive, South Stradbroke Island.WELCOME to your private island sanctuary.Kathryn and Trevor Coomber say their South Stradbroke Island home is like nothing else in the world and are reluctantly putting it on the market. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa17 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoThere’s even a library.No expense was spared in the design and build with natural elements including hardwood timber, stonework, marble, granite and copper used throughout the house.The outdoor area overlooking the water is a sight to behold — complete with coconut palms imported all the way from Far North Queensland. Entertain in style.When designing their house, they enlisted their friend and renowned Noosa designer Paul Clout to incorporate “tropical Queensland style with a resort feel”.“The design brief for this white sandy beach frontage land, was to offer a luxury oasis and escape from traffic, noise, hustle and bustle of the mainland,” she said.“Every inch of the home has been thought through in great detail paying homage to the environment it is surrounded by. No expense was spared in the design.There is a separate “pod” at one end of the home with its own staircase while a large self contained suite is at the other end — also with private staircase. Other features include a fireplace, cinema, library, study, wine cellar and cold room. The kitchen has Gaggenau and Miele appliances as well as a cappuccino machine, butler’s pantry and commercial grade ice maker. There is no shortage of space to relax and unwind.The couple bought the land 11 years ago after falling in love with the island.“The agent we bought our land from had long discovered the hidden secrets of the island and took us to spend time at his home here,” Mrs Coomber said. “We piled into his 4WD and headed through a gorgeous rainforest for mere minutes, opening out to 22km of uninhabited pristine beach. After all this time I still pinch myself at the sights, sounds and sheer joy of it.” Relax by the pool.The heated pool and spa feature glass mosaic tiles and a hand-sculpted feature wall with sandstone and granite sourced from Mount Warning.“The heated spa with wet edge is the perfect place to relax when returning from a campfire at the waters edge with friends at day’s end,” she said. “There’s a secret twinkle when the sun hits the water — we popped 14kt gold tiles in just for fun.” One of the bedrooms.