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Current Brisbane South developments under construction or due to be built in 2019

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Brisbane developments to watch in 2019 for southside
Kristy Muir, Southern Star
January 31, 2019 11:14am
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New developments are popping up everywhere across Brisbane’s southside — here are the ones to watch in 2019. From controversial townhouse projects to incredible redevelopments that will change the face of the area.

1. MANSFIELD TAVERN

Mansfield Tavern redevelopment plans have been lodged with Brisbane City Council. Picture: Cottee Parker Architects
Mansfield Tavern could soon be turned into a “destination” not unlike Fortitude Valley’s James St, if plans lodged to Brisbane City Council are approved.

The Wecker Road Markets will be a “community node and meeting place” that offers a unique centre that “improves connectivity and is highly permeable for pedestrians and cyclists”.

The centre is expected to be “more than merely a place to collect the weekly groceries” and will become a “destination” for Mansfield.


Mansfield Tavern redevelopment plans have been lodged with Brisbane City Council. Picture: Cottee Parker Architects
The development application for the 181 Wecker Rd site, which is 2.08ha, was submitted on behalf of Mansfield Investment Queensland Pty Ltd.

The development project is designed by architects Cottee Parker.

2. SCURR BROS’ SITE

1437 Logan Rd, Mt Gravatt. Photo: Kristy Muir
The landmark Scurr Bros’ site is set to get a major facelift that will bring new businesses to Mt Gravatt.

The 7417sq m property at 1437 Logan Rd will be transformed into a health and wellness-style centre by mid-2019.

The site was first owned by the Scurr family in the early 1900s and RP Data records show it was sold in 2001 for $3.45 million.

Current owner Pigozzo Group is keen to retain the building but give the structure and the carpark a freshen up.

3. “MONSTROUS” NATHAN DEVELOPMENT

Nathan residents are fighting a proposal for a massive townhouse/unit development in their quaint suburb. Photo: Kristy Muir
The fate of small southside community is in the hands of Brisbane City Council officers who will decide if a massive development, for as many as 750 dwellings, will go ahead.

Nathan residents have spent years fighting to stop land owners Southway Services Pty Ltd from changing the zoning of the site from industrial to residential and from building the “monstrosity” that will include apartments, townhouses and retirement precinct with heights of up to four-storeys.

If council were to approve the development application for 53 Fairlawn St it would double the population of the quiet suburb which is nestled into the Toohey Forest.

4. MT GRAVATT EAST TOWNHOUSE PROJECT

Mt Gravatt East residents are rallying to stop a proposed townhouse development. Photo: Kristy Muir
A community in Brisbane’s south will continue to wage war with a developer looking to build a 29-townhouse development.

A Development Application was lodged in December and signs were erected in early January to mark the start of the submissions period.

Letters for and against the proposed development, which encompasses 6 and 8 Nurran St and 64 and 68 Carrara St, Mt Gravatt East and create a pentagon-shaped area that is almost 7000sq m, can be made until February 4.

Furious residents are willing to continue their battle to stop the controversial development from destroying the character of their area, according to the Mount Gravatt East Townhouse Development Action Group, which is spearheading the campaign.

5. SUNNYBANK’S TRUDGIAN ST TOWNHOUSE/UNITS

Residents are rallying to fight a townhouse/unit development proposed for 1 Trudgian Street, Sunnybank. Photo: Kristy Muir
Sunnybank residents are rallying to oppose plans for a developer to build 24 townhouses and 20 units over five stages in the already busy Trudgian St.

The street is already bursting at the seams catering to locals and the traffic caused by Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School, which has a pick up/drop off zone on the same street, according to locals.


1 Trudgian Street, Sunnybank. Photo: Kristy Muir
Residents have told the Southern Star they were concerned about pedestrian and child safety, the increase of traffic and the size of the development.

6. CENTRAL FAIR SHOPPING CENTRE

48 Creek Rd, Mt Gravatt East. The site was formerly Central Fair Shopping Centre. Photo: Kristy Muir
A $100 million redevelopment is planned to turn an “eyesore” on Brisbane’s southside into a premier destination for shopping, dining and living.

The 48 Creek Rd, Mt Gravatt East site, which was once owned by Masters and home to Central Fair Shopping Centre, will be redeveloped by Spotlight Group Holdings.

A Development Application is expected to be lodged with Brisbane City Council in mid-2019.

Late last year joint owner and executive deputy chairman Zac Fried told the Southern Star in an exclusive interview his architects were drawing “inspiration” from Santana Row which was an upscale residential and commercial district of San Jose, California, in Silicon Valley.


48 Creek Rd, Mt Gravatt East. The site was formerly Central Fair Shopping Centre. Photo: Kristy Muir
Veteran real estate agent Michael Sunderland, from Karalis Real Estate, is very excited about his particular project.

He told the Southern Star Mt Gravatt was booming with residential and commercial opportunities which meant big things for the southside.


Karalis Real Estate at Mt Gravatt Central. Photo: Kristy Muir
“There is so much happening in Mt Gravatt and particular in Mt Gravatt Central,” he said.

“There are so many new developments and redevelopments popping up including the old Central Fair Shopping Centre/Masters site and the Scurr site.

“The redevelopment of the Masters site will be the absolute making of the area,” Mr Sunderland said.

“There are also apartment Development Applications popping up everywhere.

“Making it more affordable to live in this area.”

7. ROCHEDALE VILLAGE

An artist's impression of the Coles-anchored Rochedale Village on the corner of Gardner and Miles Platting Rds. The centre is under construction.
The Coles-anchored Rochedale Village on the corner of Gardner and Miles Platting Rds is under construction.

The 3.99ha site is a staged masterplan which includes a 4140sq m Coles store and a landscaped Town Square connecting the surrounding residential areas to the centre.

There are three stages proposed with the first stage underway. The Coles store is scheduled for opening in late-2019.


The Coles-anchored Rochedale Village on the corner of Gardner and Miles Platting Rds.
Coles State general manager Jerry Farrell said: “Coles is delighted to be investing in millions of dollars in the Rochedale community with the establishment of Rochedale Village.

“The new shopping destination is expected to generate more than 250 construction jobs and around 200 retail jobs once complete.

“The first stage of the Rochedale Village will include a full line Coles supermarket plus speciality retail, food outlets, a town square and community hall and medical centre.

8. ROSEBANK SQUARE

A development proposed for Rosebank Square, Salisbury. The proposal is for a childcare centre/shop and educational establishment. A number of residents are opposing it.
A development proposed for Rosebank Square, Salisbury. The proposal is for a childcare centre/shop and educational establishment.

In May, 2005 the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation of The Republic of China purchased the 1244m sq block of land for $660,000 and have used the shopfronts for their own purposed.

The Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation lodged plans to develop the site with Brisbane City Council on January 11, 2019.


A number of residents are opposing the development.
The proposal includes 36 parking spaces, a bookshop, office, meeting hall with a stage, seven classrooms, five internal child care rooms, kitchen facilities, general amenities and an outdoor play area.

There is also a proposed change of operation of Rosebank Square to a one-way street.

9. SUNNYBANK’S MARKET SQUARE

Market Square in Sunnybank.
The $40 million redevelopment of Market Square to create a four-storey shopping centre and multi-level carpark with 582 car spaces.

Construction started in June 2017 and should be completed by November 2019

Leasing opportunities are available through www.realcommercial.com.au which is boasting

“experience the culinary charm in the heart of Sunnybank”.


Market Square in Sunnybank.
More than 7,000 sqm of new light-filled and airconditioned space is available for lease over the four levels with a variety of tenancy styles available, including outdoor kiosks, food court, retail and commercial from 30sq m to 400sq m.

The ad reads “ideal for food and beverage, specialty grocery, retail, fashion, medical, health and wellbeing, professional services, beauty and more”.

While the centre is adjacent to Sunnybank Plaza and Sunny Park Shopping Centre community demand is high for all the above services.


Market Square in Sunnybank.
The redevelopment of the 2.26ha site is predicted to bring new retailers to the area and make Market Square more popular than ever.

Yong Real Estate’s Tom Zhang told the Southern Star the redevelopment would be a great addition to the area.

He said even during the construction phase, the centre has been bustling.

“The redevelopment is catering to the demand in the area,” Mr Zhang said.


Yong Real Estate's Tom Zhang outside Market Square in Sunnybank.
Mr Zhang said the dining precinct in Market Square would be a drawcard for the Sunnybank area.

The 341 Mains Rd site is owned by the Gum Hoy and Lai Ming Yuen Family Trust.

In June 2017, the Market Square site was valued at $10.5 million.

10. CORNERSTONE LIVING

Cornerstone Living in Sunnybank.
Cornerstone Living is a $650 million master planned community which is the largest suburban

renewal project undertaken in Queensland.

The neighbourhood is set across 10 ha and offers residents architecturally designed townhouses and apartments, 4200sq m central park, and a new shopping centre (coming soon). Cornerstone Living is well connected with trains, buses and highway nearby, and just 2km from the busy Sunnybank Plaza, 100m from St Thomas More College, and 2km from Griffith University.


Cornerstone Living in Sunnybank is Queensland's largest suburban renewal project.
Consolidated Properties Group executive chairman Don O’Rorke said the Cornerstone Living

community would continue to grow throughout 2019.

“Construction of our Park Terraces precinct, which comprises 23 parkfront townhomes and is

70 per cent sold, will be complete by October this year,” he said.

“We are also planning to release 28 house and land packages later this year to meet demand

from those looking for a traditional, turnkey home.

“We are working towards development approval for a boutique retail precinct and childcare

centre to further enhance the lifestyle Cornerstone Living residents enjoy.”
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The colours on the completed section of Market Square are hideous...
 
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An amazing bunch of projects but like Inala Sports and the very slow new Red Hill Cinemas, it is good to see former derelict sites being redeveloped out that way.
 

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An amazing bunch of projects but like Inala Sports and the very slow new Red Hill Cinemas, it is good to see former derelict sites being redeveloped out that way.
The Red Hill Cinemas would be developing a lot faster without Reading Cinemas dragging the Sourris' through the courts over it...
 

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Just noticed today the Bradken industrial site next to Runcorn Train Station is up for sale, advertising its potential for massive development.

Could potentially be an amazing TOD development that would completely change the face of that area
 

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RARE DEVELOPMENT SITE IN BRISBANE’S SOUTH TO BE SOLD
Huge domestic and overseas interest expected for Runcorn property, which has the potential to be transformed into a TOD
A rare and sizeable industrial offering with huge future opportunity, including the potential for a transit-oriented development (TOD), is expected to be highly sought after when it hits the market in June.

The 16.2 ha Runcorn property at Nathan Road, situated 20 minutes south of the Brisbane CBD, is owned by Bradken, a global foundry business serving the mining sector. The company has been manufacturing iron and steel parts for mining and construction equipment on the site for more than 60 years, having purchased it in 1955.

Mark Clifford and Christian Sandstrom of Knight Frank will take the property to market via an expressions of interest campaign next month.

Mr Clifford said it was expected the site would generate strong buyer interest from a wide range of developers, including both domestic and from overseas, looking at many different types of uses.

“This is an exciting opportunity full of potential for any developer, and many have actually been eyeing off the site for several years,” he said.

“While it is currently zoned for industrial use, as urban sprawl has occurred over the years it has become surrounded by residential properties and we believe it has potential for a variety of uses.

“Since it’s situated right next to the Runcorn train station, one of those potential uses is a transit-oriented development, which could comprise a mix of commercial, retail and residential space.

“The opportunity is huge for a TOD on this site, especially considering the focus on rail infrastructure in Queensland and improvements to connectivity. The train line that runs through the Runcorn station into Brisbane city feeds into the Cross River Rail, which is firmly on the Government’s agenda.”

Mr Sandstrom said it was rare for a site of this magnitude to come onto the market, especially in Brisbane’s southside precinct.

“There are no big tracts of land like this in that booming area, especially situated right next to a train line,” he said.

“Future development options for the site will take into consideration the needs of the residents in the surrounding catchment, which may incorporate retail, commercial office, residential, allied health, aged care and other community uses. Given the scale of the site we anticipate any future development will incorporate open space for recreational purposes.

“We believe the proposed change from a heavy industrial use to more compatible uses will be favourably supported by the local residents.”

Operations at the foundry are expected to cease by mid to late next year.

Another parcel of land at Mackay owned by Bradken will also be listed for sale, as the company reorganises its presence in Queensland.

Operations at the Runcorn foundry have been in decline since 2012 as a direct result of the mining downturn and high costs of manufacturing, which is why the property is being divested, according to Bradken’s Executive General Manager for Mobile Plant Brad Ward.

“Our products compete at a global scale and the high cost of manufacturing in Australia, means keeping these operations running is not sustainable,” Mr Ward said.

“Like all businesses, we have to continually look at how our operations can remain competitive. We compete in a global market and have to deliver value to our customers.”

Bradken’s Australian foundries in Ipswich and Wodonga, Dunedin in New Zealand and Xuzhou in China have the capacity and space to take on the work currently being completed at Runcorn and Mackay.

“We’re looking forward to seeing what this site can deliver for the people of Brisbane, but our focus now is on making sure we look after our people who are impacted by this change,” Mr Ward said.

“We value our people and the work they do. Our manufacturing staff at Runcorn and Mackay have excellent reputations for the quality of the product they produce and the safe way they go about their work.

“We are supporting them with the skills to cope with this change and transition to new roles, where they might be available within Bradken, and also externally.”

Bradken employs about 3000 people worldwide, with about 400 in Queensland. The Runcorn sale will impact about 150 jobs and Mackay about 5 jobs. Bradken will still have a presence in Queensland with foundry and machine shop operations at Ipswich and other offices at Innisfail, the Port of Brisbane and Northgate. Bradken will retain a presence in Mackay after the sale of its existing site there.

https://bradken.com/portfolio/development-plans-for-bradken-site/
 

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Disappointing to see any large manufacturing firms like this close, but the location is hardly suitable. Anyone who has been in the area will be able to confirm their is a distinct smell which floats from the plant, which was ok in the 50's but it's now surrounded by residential and parkland on all sides.

I hope that any large-scale TOD for this location also comes with a plan to deal with the level crossings which exist along that stretch of the rail line though.
 

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Redevelopment plans for former netball HQ at Moorooka

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Netball Queensland’s former HQ sold
MARCH 28, 2019
NETBALL Queensland’s long-term headquarters has been sold pending their relocation to a new purpose-built building in Nathan.

A private investor paid $2.202 million for their current HQ at 210-212 Beaudesert Rd in Moorooka.

Ray White Commercial’s John Dwyer, who sold the property with colleague Jason Hines, said it was offered vacant possession during the expressions of interest campaign which generated a number of inquiries from investors and owner-occupiers.

“Potential buyers really appreciated the opportunity that was on offer here, and that was highlighted by the fact we had more than 20 inquiries,” he said.


The long-term headquarters of Netball Queensland at 210-212 Beaudesert Rd, Moorooka.
“The property was originally purpose-built to house the Commonwealth Employment Service and was acquired by Netball Queensland as their HQ, where they stayed for some years.

“The investor plans on undertaking a major refurbishment before placing the property back on the market for lease.”

With 687sq m of net lettable area the property features 25 undercover car parks. According to CoreLogic it last changed hands in 2001 for $850,000.

The property is on the southern edge of the busy retail/commercial high street.

Mr Hines said the location of the asset alone was a major drawcard, and the flexibility of the site’s zoning opened up the potential for a variety of uses from standard office, medical centres and/or health and fitness groups

“The property is just 9km south west of Brisbane CBD, situated outbound on Beaudesert Rd, one of Brisbane’s major traffic thoroughfares,” he said.

“It also has excellent corporate exposure, as well as having council buses running past the front door.”
 

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A masterplan has apparently been proposed for the Bradken Foundary site at Runcorn. The site is up for sale through Knight Frank, who commissioned this masterplan.

A proposed masterplan for a Runcorn foundry reveals a mixed use precinct with homes, offices, retail parklands and entertainment hub

A Brisbane foundry that will close its doors in September after six decades in a southside suburb could be transformed into a new version of the Gasworks masterplanned community.

Chris Herde, The Courier-Mail
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July 10, 2019 11:30am

A SOUTHSIDE foundry that will cease operations after six decades on the same site is set to be transformed into a new cutting-edge community touted as the southern suburbs’ version of the Gasworks.

Global heavy engineering company Bradken will close its doors at the 16.22ha site at Runcorn in September.

The masterplan propasal for the transformation of the site — dubbed The Foundry in homage to its past — includes a mixed use precinct with homes, offices, retail parklands and an entertainment hub.

The site at 54A & 32 Bonemill Rd, with frontage to Nathan Rd, adjoins the Runcorn train station and will hit the market next week through Knight Frank’s Christian Sandstrom and Mark Clifford.
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A little bit of digging has found that The Foundry proposal has been created by Place Design Group.

https://placedesigngroup.com/projects/the-foundry-runcorn/
 

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Woolworths Supermarket, BWS, Office, Entertainment & Retail – Village Centre, Yeerongpilly Green


Supermarket, Office, Entertainment & Retail – Village Centre, Yeerongpilly Green
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A mixed use development application has been lodged for a Village Centre, located 255 King Arthur Terrace, Yeerongpilly.

Designed by BVN Architecture the proposal is for the Yeerongpilly Green Village Centre shopping centre, which includes a Woolworths supermarket, office, entertainment & retail tenancies. While the mix of land uses in the proposed development are not confirmed at this stage a variety of land uses are proposed to occupy the proposed tenancies and indoor/outdoor dining areas.

The propose building includes a built to boundary podium and office tower with a maximum building height of seven (7) storeys (32m in height). The site is within the Emerging Community zone and has road frontage to Queens Way, King Arthur Terrace & Fig Tree Street.

Proposed Land Uses
– childcare centre
– food and drink outlets
– health care services
– indoor sport and recreation
– shops
– veterinary services
– bars

The ground level retail tenancies are activated by a series of laneway and urban common space. A cinema is located on the Level 1 along with entertainment activities/gym, which is also proposed for Level 2. Five (5) levels of office space are positioned between levels 2 to 6 above the supermarket. The design layout of the building uses large voids, allowing natural ventilation and sunlight to enter the podium levels from on level 3.

Basement Level 1
– 230 car parking spaces

Basement Level 2
– 234 car parking spaces

Ground Floor
– Woolworths Supermarket (3,280sqm)
– Foyer airlock and trolley area
– Kiosks (131sqm)
– Retail Tenancy (577sqm)
– Retail Tenancy (261sqm)
– Retail Tenancy (163sqm)
– Retail Tenancy (217sqm)
– Retail Tenancy (165sqm)
– Retail/Dining Tenancy (751sqm)
– Dining Tenancy (322sqm)
– Dining Tenancy (472sqm)
– Pedestrian access and crossings

Level 1
– Entertainment/Gym (1,585sqm)
– Theatre (Cinema) (1,796sqm)

Level 2
– Entertainment/Gym (1060sqm)
– Office Space (1,060sqm)

Levels 3 – 6
– Office Space (1,264sqm)

Streetscape Activation
– Shopfronts are provided with fixed glazing and operable doors
– Subtropical interpretation of traditional high street tenancies
– Visual connection to activity within the retail centre
– Outdoor dining precinct located in the Village Heart Plaza
– Laneway/arcade entrances running from the Queen Street frontage
– Access to kiosks, dining and retail activities
– Landscaping to soften the environment is provided on the street frontage
– The streetscape design maximises pedestrian amenity and safety along streets.

The proposal provides 464 car park spaces (click n collect bays, people with disabilities, pram bays, van parking and motorcycle park) within the two basement levels. Vehicle access is provided to Queens Way, with a separate pedestrian access points also provided on Queens Way, King Arthur Terrace & Fig Tree Streets.

BVN design statement
“The proposed design for Yeerongpilly Green Village Centre has been refined over a period of 3 years, in response to Yeerongpilly Project Pty Ltd’s ambition to provide a mixed-use heart as part of a vibrant and diverse neighbourhood”.

“From inception, the brief has been to design a contemporary mixed-use development that responds to commercial development requirements while contributing to Brisbane’s architectural and public realm design. This is consistent with the outcomes sought by the Yeerongpilly Green Transit Oriented Neighbourhood Plan”.

“The project’s retail design philosophy is to make places with identity and atmosphere, supported by landscape, overhead daylighting and variable occupation that contribute to the extended network of indoor and outdoor public spaces. More than just a destination, the precinct offers alternative experiences that contribute to a broader city making effort.”

The shopping centre proposes 17,500sqm of gross floor area (GFA), with 60% site cover over the 10,290sqm site.

We encourage you to like the Your Neighbourhood Facebook page, to be updated on other projects or developments in Brisbane or surrounds.

The Application Information and References
– Date Lodged 22 November 2019
– Council Reference: A005334493
– Address: 255 King Arthur Terrace, Yeerongpilly
– Zone: Emerging Community
– Neighbourhood Plan: Yeerongpilly Transit Oriented Development
– Application Report: Urbis
– Design Drawings: BVN Architecture
– Landscape Drawings: Urbis
– Interactive Image: Google Aerial and Streetview

Source: Information, Drawings and Images
All article information is sourced and available for review from BCC pdonline or other referenced.
 

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Aren't Kaufland stores a big box format similar in size to a Costco? If so, that definitely would have ruled them out at Yeerongpilly Green, as it wouldn't fit with what Consolidated Property are creating there.
 

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I've had meetings with Kaufland a few years back and they were looking for about 8,000m2 so roughly the same as a Kmart or BigW. Requirements may have changed since meeting with them though.
 

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The Bradken Foundry at Runcorn has been sold to a Chinese-backed local development group. The plan is to lease it as an industrial site in the short term, while they progress plans to redevelop the site into a mixed use precinct.

Bradken’s Runcorn Foundry site sells for $26m with new owners planning state-of-art mixed-used precinct

The new owners of a Brisbane steel and metal manufacturing site, owned for years by a global engineering giant, are aiming to transform the property into a state-of-the-art mixed-use precinct including shops, homes, entertainment and medical facilities.

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GLOBAL heavy engineering giant Bradken’s Brisbane base for more than six decades has been sold and its new owners plan to transform the huge site into a state-of-the-art mixed-used precinct.

A Chinese-backed local development group paid $26 million for the 16.22ha site at 54A & 32 Bonemill Rd, Runcorn.

In the short-term the new owners will lease the property — dubbed The Foundry — to an industrial user while going through the rezoning and development approvals process with the Brisbane City Council.

In a high growth residential corridor, the brownfield site could be transformed into a mixed-use precinct with retail, commercial, residential, entertainment and medical facilities.

Knight Frank’s Christian Sandstrom, who struck the deal with Mark Clifford, said the campaign generated strong interest and eight offers from a diverse range of buyers.

“Interest in the site had been very strong even prior to the sale campaign, with both local and offshore buyers eyeing off the site for many years, with the intention of converting it from its current industrial use into a mixed-use development,” he said.

“It was a rare opportunity, being one of the last few remaining large brownfield sites close to public transport in Brisbane.

“The buyer intends to redevelop the site for a mixed-use scheme complementing the surrounding uses, subject to council approvals.”

Bradken had operated the foundry, which manufactured iron and steel parts for the mining and construction industry, since 1955.

It ceased operations in September last year. The company is owned by Hitachi Construction Machinery.

Mr Clifford said it was a prime redevelopment site opposite the Runcorn train station withy playing fields around it.

“A future redevelopment of the site will provide more housing, employment and facilities for residents of Brisbane’s south, while transforming Runcorn into a modern cosmopolitan hub,” he said.

“We work with many large clients who own or run industrial businesses to assist them in unlocking value in their property assets. The Runcorn site is a prime example of this. It’s an industrial property in a location with massive future potential for a higher and better use.”
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A new DA has been lodged for Market Square Sunnybank


6A LEWINA ST SUNNYBANK QLD 4109
341 MAINS RD SUNNYBANK QLD 4109

Application Details for A005371368

Details
Activity: Shopping Centre, Extension
Assessment Level: Code
Permit: DA - SPA - Material Change of Use (12280446)
Activity: Shopping Centre, Extension
Assessment Level: Code
Permit: DA - SPA - Material Change of Use (12280447)
Activity: Shopping Centre, Extension
Assessment Level: Code
Permit: DA - SPA - Material Change of Use (12280448)

^^The proposal will allow for an extra level of retail adding another storey to the existing building.
 

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Couriermail.com.au---> New Coles likely to be built at Ipswich Rd, Annerley

Why Coles could be the next tenant at Ipswich Rd, Annerley site
One of Brisbane’s busiest roads will get a new supermarket, retail and office complex on a site which has sat unused for over two years. FIND OUT WHERE IT’S GOING.

Thomas Morgan, Urban Affairs reporter, The Courier-Mail
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January 24, 2020 12:27pm

PLANS have been submitted for a new four-storey shopping complex along one of Brisbane’s busiest roads.

The new centre on the corner of Ipswich Rd and Aubigny St, Annerley would include space for a new supermarket, liquor store and offices.

Gyms, childcare in shopping strip’s three-storey rebuild

Proposed apartments slammed by locals as ‘a joke’

While there is no concrete confirmation of which supermarket will move into the complex, the development application drops some interesting hints.

“Coles is under-represented in the area,” the application states.

“Currently, customers and residents within the catchment area have restricted choice of supermarket brands.”

Renders also show the building will have a red facade, strikingly similar to Coles’ current colour scheme.

The location is 1.5km south of the recently refurbished Woolworths Annerley, also on Ipswich Rd, and 1.9km north of Woolworths Moorooka on Beaudesert Rd.

The site, which includes a pre-1946 character home, was previously used as car saleyards until 2017.

The design will preserve the historic home and will have 155 car parks and 28 bike spaces on site.


The site’s developer, Capital Transactions Pty Ltd, states construction will create 105 jobs and the finished supermarket and liquor store will have a further 150 ongoing jobs.

The supermarket is planned to be 3,641 sqm, although the developer notes “an undersupply of 7,200 sqm of retail floorspace in the trade catchment of the subject site.”
 

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That would have been a fantastic supermarket to have when I lived at Yeronga. There is a massive area in south Brisbane where Woolworths has a monopoly, with no Coles stores at all along Beaudesert Rd unless you travel across to Sunnybank, Pinelands, or Sunnybank Hills.
 
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