first_imgMirvac’s residential apartment development Ascot Green next to Eagle Farm racecourse.Mirvac general manager of residential in Queensland Warwick Bible said Ascot Green’s strong buyer appeal would almost certainly increase now that construction had officially started.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor8 hours ago“Demand to live in the well-established suburb of Ascot is already high and we expect this to continue as construction on Ascot House ramps up and the vision for Ascot Green as a residential masterplan starts to come to life,” Mr Bible said. “Civil works including external road works, site preparation and basement excavation are now well underway, and the foundations commenced in December 2016.” Ascot is a very in demand area with reporting an average of 754 online visits per property listing compared to a Queensland average of 268 per property.Works have been approved for public parklands, bike paths, open green spaces and plans for public art to be exhibited in the communal outdoor areas. LtoR: Brisbane Racing Club chairman Neville Bell, Lord Mayor Graham Quirk and Mirvac general manager of residential in Queensland, Warwick Bible celebrate the start of construction on Ascot Green at Eagle Farm Racecourse.SALES are off and racing and the sod has officially been turned in stage one of the $950 million Ascot Green development at Eagle Farm Racecourse.With the official soil throwing taking place last week for the nine-storey Ascot House, the first residential tower out of the gates, sales are racing along with more than 60 per cent sold since its launch in July last year.Tower two, 12-storey Tulloch House is set to soon be released to the public with a one-bedroom apartment starting at $460,000. Mirvac’s residential apartment development Ascot Green next to Eagle Farm racecourse.Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said the residential development and overall revitalisation of the Eagle Farm precinct would help put the area on the map as a premier recreation and residential destination in Brisbane.“It is an exciting time for Brisbane, as construction commences on this landmark development which will provide approximately 1,000 trackside apartments as well as retail and commercial buildings that tie in with the area’s rich heritage,” Mr Quirk said.Brisbane Racing Club Chairman, Neville Bell, said there were plans in place for premium retail facilities and building of a new childcare centre was currently underway. “We’ve recently submitted a development application for a new shopping precinct in the area which would include eleven specialty retail stores and a major supermarket, further bolstering the area’s appeal,” Mr Bell said.“In addition, we currently have a new childcare centre on Lancaster Road under construction, and we are taking expressions of interest for an aged care facility in the area.”last_img read more

first_imgAfter the defeat by Belgium with a result of 3:1, the selector of the football national team of B&H Mehmed Bazdarevic said that B&H had an exceptionally good team as an opponent, which deserved to win.“At this moment, Belgium is better than us. We had to play a lot better. Belgium had more ball possession in the first part, and we quickly used the balls that we could have taken advantage of differently. At one certain moment we had to receive those goals. I am sorry that we didn’t manage to tie in the moments when we could have. Belgium has used all of its phases of the game”, Bazdarevic said.With the third defeat in the qualifications, the team of B&H practically said goodbye to the fight for the first two positions which directly lead to the performance at the European Championships, and what remained is only a theoretical chance to find a way to reach EURO through playing in the barrage, by winning the third place in the group.With eight points, the BH national team took the penultimate, 5th position in the Group B, after the leading Wales with 17, Belgium with 14, Israel with 12 and Cyprus with 9 points.Three more meetings in the qualifications have remained for the football players of B&H. the first is to be played in three days against Andorra in Zenica, they are hosting Wales in Zenica on October 10th, while in the last match on October 13th they are to be guests in Nicosia, against Cyprus.(Source: read more