Entries by Lesley Bloor

Government Commits $351m to Gold Coast Light Rail

The Queensland state government has announced a $351 million commitment towards the next stage of the Gold Coast Light Rail that would connect the southern Gold Coast to the remainder of the line. Stage 3A will extend the existing route by seven kilometres from Broadbeach South to Burleigh Heads and includes eight new train stations….Read More→

New Coomera high school officially named

Education Minister Grace Grace has today announced ‘Foxwell State Secondary College’ as the official name of the new $64 million high school opening in Coomera in 2020. Ms Grace said the name had been decided following extensive consultation with the local community. “This state-of-the-art high school is located on Foxwell Road, which was named in…Read More→

How long can a fixed term lease run for?

With more and more Queenslanders renting for longer, there is growing interest in more secure and sustainable tenancies that meet the needs of both tenants and property owners. Data from the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) indicates the median length of tenancies for houses – which account for half of Queensland’s rented dwellings – has increased…Read More→

Queensland to rank among best state markets in 2019

Queensland’s housing markets are expected to rank among the best performing across Australia during 2019 as they have the key factors that drive growth – liveability, affordability, booming infrastructure and enhanced economic prospects. The Sunshine State leads the nation when it comes to confidence in residential property, as the gears shift from recovery to rising…Read More→

Booming Coomera to be home to residential community Camelot

Camelot in Coomera is the latest residential community in the heart of the booming Northern Gold Coast growth corridor suburb of Coomera. Location-wise, Camelot offers everything for growing families. The area is home to numerous primary and secondary schools, the Coomera Marine Precinct and a modern TAFE campus. Stage 1 of the billion dollar Coomera Town Centre…Read More→