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The most popular land developments in 2015

Date Released - January 7, 2016.

Article sourced from Realestate.com.au Those in search of land in 2015 were chasing the water, with eight out of 10 suburbs in a national list of most popular land developments on the outskirts of Queensland’s coastal centres. The only development in the top 10 outside the sunshine state was Stockland’s established Highlands community, in Melbourne’s northern city fringe suburb… Read more »

Tropical Heatwave for Pacific Cove

Date Released - January 4, 2016.

The first week of spring has brought with it some hot news for the Gold Coast property market. New statistics released by RP Data show that Gold Coast property sales have risen by 5% to 20,079 sales for the year ending 2015. This is the strongest increase for anywhere in Queensland. ‘The traditional spring selling… Read more »

Top 10 Most Wanted List for Master Planned Communities

Date Released - October 23, 2015.

Master planned communities (MPCs) have enjoyed increasing popularity in Australia since the 1950s. Based on a concept that originated in Los Angeles, MPCs are satellite communities outside of the CBD that are equipped with their own lifestyle amenities, such as shops, schools, restaurants and recreational parklands. Australia’s first MPC was “Castlecrag” in Sydney, designed in… Read more »

Jimboomba Woods – Best of the Best

Date Released - October 23, 2015.

The builders at the new Master Builders Queensland Jimboomba Woods Acreage Display Village, are celebrating the upcoming opening – but the buyers are getting the presents! Five of Queensland’s best builders are offering buyers, for a limited time only, five new home and acreage packages, all tailor designed to make the most of the unique… Read more »

Estate covenants, the silver lining

Date Released - October 12, 2015.

“Estate covenants are designed to ensure the high standard of our estates and work to protect buyers’ investments,” said QM Properties Covenant’s Manager Carolyn Schofield. Since the era of masterplanned residential estates, the concept of design guidelines or covenants, has grown to be an integral part of the package of modern developments. As one of the… Read more »

Mayor opens Jimboomba Woods acreage Display Village

Date Released - October 1, 2015.

Logan City Mayor Pam Parker opened the new display village at Jimboomba Woods last Friday (31st July 2015). The village, which is a joint venture for QM Properties and Queensland Master Builders Association (MBA) is Australia’s only acreage display. Featuring five homes by leading builders Metricon, Newstart, GJ Gardener, Oracle, and Stroud, the village is… Read more »

River Retreat: Legacy leads the way

Date Released - October 1, 2015.

Commuters living in the city’s South West have a lot to smile about with the opening of the Brisbane City Council’s new Legacy Way tunnel. The trade-off between living in close proximity to the city and larger lot living, has long been a dilemma faced by prospective buyers, but with the opening of the Legacy… Read more »

Maroochy Rivers Steams Ahead

Date Released - October 1, 2015.

QM Properties have added to their Sunshine Coast portfolio with the recent acquisition of Maroochy Rivers at Yandina, a development in the Coolum Hinterland. Colliers International marketed the development in November last year, which generated strong interest from other parties. “We had a lot of interest in Maroochy Rivers from the market, but QM properties… Read more »

Lakehouse Designs at Central Lakes

Date Released - June 1, 2015.

Proximity to Brisbane City is almost always at the top of the checklist for buyers in South East Queensland, but with such a fast moving market, an increasing number of Brisbanites are looking north of the city to realise their dream of owning their own home. Queensland property developers QM Properties are seeing a migration… Read more »

Forest Pines: Dual Living is the New Trend

Date Released - May 12, 2015.

The Sunshine Coast’s first dual living display home, located in QM Properties’ Forest Pines estate, was recently officially unveiled by Kevin Doodney, founder of the Future Housing Taskforce. Recognised within the industry as one of Australia’s most innovative and successful property specialists, Kevin has received 180 industry awards for his achievements, which include the concept and… Read more »