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  • The top 20 commercial property deals in Queensland in 2018

    TOP 20 DEALS FOR 201 1. 80 Ann St, Brisbane CBD, office — $418m ASX-listed developer Mirvac Group won the race to sign up Suncorp to anchor its premium 31-storey office tower and JLL also closed the deal with UK-based M & Real Estate to buy 50 per cent of … Read more

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  • 7 tips to help you become a commercial property investor

    With residential prices spiralling and gross residential rental returns in our capital cities averaging at below four percent, more and more private investors are choosing instead to invest in commercial property. There can be some significant advantages to commercial property investment, including: · The potential for higher yields · The stability … Read more

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  • The Investor

    Interstate migration to the Gold Coast from Australia’s highly-priced southern states is driving commercial real estate demand in Queensland’s beachside city, and major investors won’t be far behind. As a more affordable cost of living lures people and businesses away from Sydney and Melbourne, the resulting demand for A-Grade offices could prevail … Read more

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  • Work begins on new $12 million learning centre at Gold Coast high school

    CONSTRUCTION has begun on a $12.43 million multi-storey learning centre at Palm Beach-Currumbin State High School on the southern Gold Coast. Minister for Education Grace Grace said Broad Construction Services had been awarded the contract and have already started building the three-level 2020 Ready facility. It’s expected to take nine … Read more

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  • World’s first “ground-scraper” hotel opens in Shanghai

    The world’s first “ground-scraper” resort hotel — plunging 88 metres into an old quarry on the fringes of Shanghai —has opened its doors to the public, reports ABC News. Built into the sidewall of a decommissioned quarry, the 18-storey Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland two floors above ground and 16 below ground level, … Read more

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  • Brisbane enjoying $1.2b office boom

    Brisbane is enjoying a $1.2 billion transaction boom across major office assets in Q3 2018, as investors rush to capitalise on a thin supply pipeline and increased occupier demand, reports The Australian. International investors are well represented, with Singapore-based ARA Asset Management and US funds manager Heitman believed to be positioning … Read more

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  • The best hidden Instagram tricks

    In 2010, Instagram burst onto the web scene with a simple mission: To improve the quality of all our smartphone snaps. Since then, the photo-centric service has grown into a fully-fledged message and social network—and along the way, Facebook bought it up. Even if you’ve installed Instagram on your phone, you probably don’t … Read more

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  • Royole introduces the first foldable smartphone

    Yesterday, Royole beat Samsung and Huawei to the punch by releasing the first-ever commercially available smartphone-tablet hybrid. California-based start-up Royole may not be so little-known for much longer. The world has been on the edge of its seat waiting for Samsung or Huawei to unveil the world’s first foldable smartphone-tablet, but Royole has beaten to them to it by unveiling its own FlexPai. Similar to what Samsung … Read more

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