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Townsville property market confidence flooded on national affordability crisis

Townsville property market in national context The Townsville property market has enjoyed better days when building approvals and existing dwelling transactions and median house prices were much higher than they are now. However, North Queensland’s peak marketing and political lobby organsation has said confidence is returning to the Townsville property market because

North Queensland property powerbroker launches stern critism of Palaszczuk government

North Queensland property identity holds no prisoners North Queensland property industry identity and outgoing North Queensland Cowboys Chairman, Lawrence Lancini has launch a bevy of criticism at the Palaszczuk Labor government over its handling of the regional Queensland economy. Consistent with the analytical assessment by this publication over the past decade, Mr

Master Builders Chief Economist forecasts weaker commercial construction

Master Builders outlook on commercial construction  Master Builders Australia are forecasting that construction activity in the commercial building sector will soften in the next few years, but not all aspects of commercial construction projects are facing tough headwinds in a challenging economic environment. Master Builders’ Chief Economist, Shane Garrett said “Commercial building

Home building starts slump under State government regulations

Home Building Slump Home building starts have slumped across the construction sector driven by State government stamp duty policy impacting foreign investors, tighter credit conditions and regulations, the Chief Economist for Master Builders Australia, Shane Garret reported. There is no immediate end in sight to the new home building slump but a

North Queensland building approvals plummet

Idalia - Front aspect of 15 Edgewater Terrace sold by McGrath Estate Agents for $1Million

North Queensland building industry North Queensland building approvals have plummeted in the Townsville region as the head of Master Builders Queensland plead with the Labor State government to bring back the $20,000 First Home Buyers Grant Boost. Master Builders Deputy CEO, Paul Bidwell said; “Something had to be done about the worsening

Townsville North Queensland landmark lookout upgrade approved for drilling

Townsville North Queensland Castle Hill Lookout

Townsville Castle Hill lookout upgrade Townsville North Queensland’s iconic Castle Hill lookout has been given approval by the Townsville City Council to be upgraded in order to accommodate the growing number of tourists and locals using the historical landmark. In the local council’s announcement, Infrastructure Committee Chair Cr Mark Molachino said the

Townsville water security project springs a leak between Mayor and industry leaders – Exclusive.

townsville water security - Mayor Cr Jenny Hill applying pressure to Council executive to deliver water pipeline on time

Mayor and A/CEO in hot water of Townsville water security project The $225 million Townsville water security project principally managed by the Infrastructure and Planning department of the Townsville City Council (TCC) has been delayed even before the project gets started. The Mayor Cr Jenny Hill speaking at the Townsville Water Security

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