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West Village's historic Ice Cream Factory now offering boutique office suites and co-working spaces
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West Village’s historic Ice Cream Factory now offering boutique office suites and co-working spaces

Brisbane is home to a number of iconic buildings that boast a rich history and amongst this family of architectural gems is West Village's Peters Ice Cream Factory. Built in 1928, the historic landmark continues to stand out against the modern lines of our thriving city – and for good reason. In a win for small businesses, this bespoke heritage address is now offering 2021 opportunities for boutique office suites and flexible working spaces. more

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World's greenest residential building proposed for South Brisbane
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World’s greenest residential building proposed for South Brisbane

Prolific Brisbane-based developers Aria Property Group has submitted a development application for a 30-storey residential tower that claims to be the world's greenest residential building. The development, known as Urban Forest, has drawn comparison to the world-famous Bosco Verticale in Italy, Nanjing Green Towers in China, Kampung Admiralty in Singapore and PARKROYAL on Pickering also in Singapore, and is set to accomodate more than 1,000 trees and 20,000 plants. more

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Karaoke stages, waterfalls and Turkish bathhouses – five baller Queensland pads that you can call yours
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Karaoke stages, waterfalls and Turkish bathhouses – five baller Queensland pads that you can call yours

We’ve all fantasised of living in a huge mansion with enough rooms to get lost in. In reality, however, our budgets are a little (lot) more modest – though it doesn’t hurt to dream. With a little help from a certain search engine, we can have a sneak peek at extravagant addresses that just scream luxury. We're not talking your standard six-bedroom, five-bathroom mansions here – we're talking straight-up 80s-drug-dealer yes-I-have-my-own-helicopter ridiculousness – and there are SEVERAL (well, at least five) of these mansions currently on the market in Queensland. So if you've got a spare $8 (or $45) million lying around, time to get out the cheque book and live your Tony Montana dreams. If not, it might be time to arrange that sugar daddy. more

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Go off-grid in your very own tiny holiday house just 2.5-hours out of Brisbane
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Go off-grid in your very own tiny holiday house just 2.5-hours out of Brisbane

We've been stuck in isolation inside our homes for what feels like forever but now, restrictions have eased and Queenslanders are free to travel within Queensland – hurrah! If the thought of trading four walls for rolling green hills and untouched wilderness (with limited-to-no mobile reception) sounds like an excellent idea right about now, In2thewild's tiny holidays offer a refreshing break from civilisation and could be just what the doctor ordered. The company's latest tiny house, Norah, is ideally situated on a property 2.5-hours out of Brisbane and is their first off-grid offering in Queensland. more


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Post-pandemic positivity – Scenic Rim set to flourish thanks to major Hazelwood Estate eco-tourism redevelopment
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Post-pandemic positivity – Scenic Rim set to flourish thanks to major Hazelwood Estate eco-tourism redevelopment

The Gold Coast hinterland and the greater Scenic Rim region are set to receive a post-pandemic boost with a major eco-tourism project to come to life in the rolling hills of Beechmont in 2021. Established polo venue and wagyu-cattle farm Hazelwood Estate, which spans 75 acres of lush hinterland, will undergo a multi-million-dollar expansion to incorporate a new accomodation offering, a luxury day spa and a paddock-to-plate dining establishment. more

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Wynnum Plaza shopping centre set for multi-million dollar upgrade
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Wynnum Plaza shopping centre set for multi-million dollar upgrade

Brisbane's bayside could be set for a major facelift if an application for a multi-million dollar redevelopment of Wynnum Plaza shopping centre is successful. The development application has been submitted by Shayher Group to Brisbane City Council for a large-scale integrated mixed-use development that will comprise new shops, casual-dining precincts, a cinema and eight new apartment buildings.  more

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Lamington Markets set to revitalise Lutwyche Road with integrated mixed-use development
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Lamington Markets set to revitalise Lutwyche Road with integrated mixed-use development

Hold on to your hats Brisbane – this one is going to be big! Ambitious plans have been submitted to council to redevelop the Inner North Busway site on Lutwyche Road into a large-scale transit-oriented mixed-use development and marketplace known as Lamington Markets. The proposed project will incorporate a fresh food hall, a variety of retail spaces such as a hotel/microbrewery, boutique cinema complete with candy bar and event space, urban-farm restaurant, a stand-alone three-storey office building, short-term accommodation, health services and two residential apartment buildings. more

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Home and nature collide at West Village's new luxury residence Arcadia North Gallery
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Home and nature collide at West Village’s new luxury residence Arcadia North Gallery

For a house or apartment to really feel like a home, it needs to offer a feeling of comfort, security and tranquility. The design of any abode should have this mandate at its core, but Arcadia at West Village may be the first collection of residences that executes that ethos to near perfection. Inspired and shaped by the concept of nature and home seamlessly blending, these limited-release residences look to set a new standard in luxury living, where every home acts as a peaceful inner-city oasis. more

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Howard Smith Wharves' stunning Art Series Hotel, The Fantauzzo, opens its doors
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Howard Smith Wharves’ stunning Art Series Hotel, The Fantauzzo, opens its doors

You know the drill by now – as soon as we mention anything related to Howard Smith Wharves, it’s well worth sitting up and paying attention. Last year we dropped the news that the rapidly growing riverside hotspot was going to become home to a brand-new Art Series Hotel, named for celebrated contemporary artist Vincent Fantauzzo. Well, folks, the time has come to welcome these luxurious new digs to the neighbourhood – The Fantauzzo has officially opened its doors to its first guests as of yesterday, Tuesday March 26. more