Real estate development continues in Woolloongabba as market adjusts

May 17, 2018 by  

The area once colloquially known by first settlers as One Mile Swamp for its many boggy waterholes is now considered by some as a residential development hotspot.

Officially renamed [Read more]

Woolloongabba transformed into a development hotspot

April 24, 2018 by  

Based on information from the Brisbane Heritage Trails, the current Woolloongabba used to have a few boggy waterholes and was known as One Mile Swamp prior to 1870.

Today, the suburb has [Read more]

Research shows Woolloongabba houses to be good for ‘rentvesting’

March 12, 2018 by  

A recent real estate study has found the best suburbs for the strategy of ‘rentvesting’ in Brisbane, and Woolloongabba came out favourably.

Rentvesting is an [Read more]

Vacant Woolloongabba office building gets new owner

February 10, 2018 by  

A 630-square metre vacant office building in Woolloongabba has recently gone through a change in ownership.

The office building at [Read more]

Woolloongabba a big hitter in parking clampdown

January 12, 2018 by  

A crackdown on parking infringements has resulted in a 40% increase in tickets issued to Brisbane drivers.

During the 2016/2017 financial year, around [Read more]

Woolloongabba joins in late night dining scene

December 10, 2017 by  

Although it used to be more difficult to find suitable places for late night dining in southeast Queensland, the trend of having meals after 9:00 pm is now becoming increasingly popular in [Read more]

Pincadia now open in Woolloongabba heritage building

November 13, 2017 by  

An interesting new addition has been introduced to the iconic Moreton Rubber Works building in Woolloongabba, which is said to have been vacant for [Read more]

First residents move into Woolloongabba’s new luxury apartment

October 16, 2017 by  

Woolloongabba couple Joe and Sara Marchitto are among the first residents who have moved into their new apartment at One South City at South City Square. The couple purchased a three-bedroom, two-bathroom unit within Stage 1 of [Read more]

Woolloongabba developments to improve cyclist safety

September 17, 2017 by  

A $11m separated bikeway is to be constructed in Woolloongabba.

The projects is said to [Read more]

Event puts Brisbane fashion on world stage

August 24, 2017 by  

While Woolloongabba residents are close to all the action, Queensland fashion will reach a greater audience with the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival’s (MBFF) latest initiative to stream all runway shows live on Facebook.

The live stream, which will be produced jointly with Brisbane City Council, will allow audiences from around the globe to check out the fashion first hand.

“The live stream will embrace a new dimension of technology that is being utilised by some of the world’s top fashion brands,”

said TV presenter, model and actress Courtney Thorpe who will be hosting the presentations.

“MBFF is the most iconic event on Brisbane’s fashion calendars, so to be part of its return this year is such an honour,”

she said.

Each night the fashion festival’s live stream is set to present an in-depth fashion experience which will include access to exclusive areas.

Courtney said she will also take audiences backstage to witness makeup and hair directions for the shows by professional team members for both Schwarzkopf and Napoleon Perdis.

The VIP Runway Lounge which hosts sponsors, media and celebrities will be incorporated into the live stream for viewers.

Tickets have already sold out to the event to be held from August 27 to 31 at Old Government House.

Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk praised the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival which he said raises awareness of Brisbane’s fashion capabilities in which is considered a growth industry.

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