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Historic Myer Sign Returns to Coorparoo Square

30 January 2019

 

In December 2018, Honeycombes Property Group honoured its commitment to local community members when it re-erected the  neon Myer sign to its home at Coorparoo Square. 

The sign had been removed for construction in 2015, only to be lovingly restored and returned. The unveiling of the sign marked the one year anniversary of the opening of Coorparoo Square.

While the sign was not heritage-listed, Honeycombes with its joint venture partner, Frasers Property Group was committed to preserving the 1960s sign which was so deeply entrenched in Coorparoo's history. 

Coorparoo Square Meet Your Neighbours Event

25 May 2017

 

Exciting times are ahead as we approach settlement at Coorparoo Square.

Honeycombes Property Group and Frasers Property Australia invited purchasers of Coorparoo Square to meet their new neighbours over drinks and canapés. The event covered construction progress and a retail update as well as settlement procedure to ensure purchasers feel comfortable and confident in the purchase process.

Coorparoo Square crowned best mixed use development by the Property Council of Australia

May 21, 2019

Coorparoo Square has taken home top honour in the category of Best Mixed Use Development at this year’s Innovation & Excellence Awards. The prestigious accolade was awarded to Honeycombes Property Group and Frasers Property Australia in May at the National Awards Gala Dinner held in Sydney.

Coorparoo's iconic Myer sign set to return

October 30, 2018

THE iconic Myer sign will be returned to Coorparoo Junction in December to mark Coorparoo Square's first anniversary.

 

The 1960s neon sign was removed from the top of the former Myer building in May, 2015, before demolition began.

Residents have been looking for the sign since the opening of the $252 million Coorparoo Square on the former Myer site on November 22.

August 29, 2018

A Brisbane train station is proposed to be redeveloped to include more than 750 additional commuter car parks as well as a retail and residential precinct.

Honeycombes Property Group submitted a development application to Brisbane City Council on Thursday proposing the redevelopment of the Ferny Grove train station commuter car park.

Large Scale TOD Proposed for Ferny Grove Station

August 24, 2018

Known as Ferny Grove Central, a large new transit orientated development project has been proposed for a site directly surrounding Ferny Grove Station in Brisbane’s North-West.

Proposed by Queensland-based developer Honeycombes Property Group, the development will include a variety of uses including additional park and ride facilities, retail and residential apartments.

August 23, 2018

As first reported in the October 2017 edition of The Hills Echo, the Ferny Grove Railway Station’s Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is progressing from design to development.

An Urban VIllage That People Now Call Home - Coorparoo Sqaure

February 14, 2018

Conrad Gargett, the architectural practice appointed to reactivate the iconic 1960's Myers site in Brisbane's eastern city fringe, was proud to create the unique urban village that people now call home - Coorparoo Square. Facilitated through a close working relationship with joint venture partners Frasers Property Australia and Honeycombes  Property Group, aswell as Probuild Constructions, Conrad Gargett designed the $252 million project which acts as a catalyst for the revitalisation of the Coorparoo Junction Precint.

Investor Gives Big Thumbs Up For City

November 02, 2017

A Sydney investor has shown strong confidence in the Townsville property market, acquiring two commercial buildings in Honeycombes Property Group's Central development for more than $24 million.

Honeycombes, with partners the Chapman Group, announced the sale of NQN House yesterday for $11.75 million. It follows the sale of the adjoining CQUniversity building at Central to the same investor earlier this year.

Square Is Taking Shape

October 31, 2018

The first residents at Coorparoo Square are set to move in this week as stage one of the $252 million development nears completion. The first stage includes two buildings with 251 apartments and at completion of stage two, the project will deliver a total of 366 apartments across three residential towers.

The retail component's anchor tenants, Dendy Cinemas and Aldi, are expected to open this month aligning with the official opening of the retail mall on November 22.

Frasers Sweet Buyout Deal

October 26, 2017

Frasers Property Australia have paid almost $50 million to it's joint venture partner, Honeycombes Property Group, for the Coorparoo Square retail mall on Brisbane's southside.

Coorparoo Square retail mall officially opens on November 22. It has 27 tenancies and is anchored by Dendy CInemas and supermarket chain Aldi.

Steeled to Grow

October 10, 2017

Wuluguru Group, a Townsville steel company, is expanding into the CBD on a five-year lease at Honeycombes Property Group’s  newly acquired  South Yards rail site. The steel fabricators are Honeycombes' first major tenant since purchasing the land last month with Peter Honeycombe saying that leasing the yards meant that the company could keep the site well maintained, active and help facilitate job creation.

Ferny Grove TOD Right on Track

October 01, 2017

Construction on Ferny Grove Railway Station’s Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is one step closer to commencing work in 2018,  after receiving sign off from the Queensland Government.

Honeycombes Property Group are excited to have been selected as the preferred developer to undertake the $100 million project.

Suburb’s First Public Bar to Kickstart Coorparoo Square Opening

October 03, 2017

Coorparoo's first bar will open in two weeks,  ahead of Coorparoo Square’s grand opening in November.  The trendy bar, Beyond the Pale at Coorparoo Square will feature a selection of craft beers including its own house lager and 12 taps.

 

The $252 million development by Honeycombes Property Group and Frasers Property Australia will deliver 6,700sqm of retail space with Beyond the Pale combining three tenancies to create the largest tenancy in the precinct at 253sq, behind ALDI and Dendy.

Grand Plan for Aurizon Site

September 04, 2017

A huge parcel of CBD land has been snapped up by Townsville developer Honeycombes Property Group. Honeycombes' managing director Peter Honeycombe said a masterplan for the site, to be developed over the next five years, would complement projects in the city's Priority Development Area and the new stadium under construction.

Smooth Sailing for Ferry Plan

August 16, 2017

Sealink’s $56 million redevelopment proposal for a new ferry terminal in Townsville has been given the green light with two next-generation ferries set to be on the water by 2020. The transport operator has partnered with Honeycombes Property Group on the development project that will transform an ageing site into a thriving tourism precinct.

Investor Schooled in Uni Deal

August 22, 2017

Honeycombes Property Group and its partner the Chapman Group have sold the new CQUniversity Building in Townsville’s CBD to a Sydney-based investor for $12.8 million.

 

CBRE introduced the investor to the property after a marketing campaign that drew a high level of inquiry from both local and interstate groups. Many of the groups were impressed by the economic momentum in Townsville and the security of CQUniversity as a tenant.

Coorparoo Rights Sold for $7m

March 13, 2017

Honeycombes, together with Frasers Property Australia, are pleased to announce that the management rights to the $252 million Coorparoo Square residential apartments have been appointed to Dreamtime Resorts.

Dreamtime Resorts, a large-scale Queensland management rights operator, have a longstanding relationship with Honeycombes having purchased the management rights to another large mixed used project of the developer, Oxygen in Spring Hill in 2004.

Honeycombes Project Launches in the Heart of North Brisbane Action

March 06, 2017

Honeycombes Property Group has announced the launch of ‘Eight on Thomas’ – a development targeting the local north side community in the retail epicentre of Chermside. Rising 12 storeys, Eight on Thomas offers one, two and three-bedroom open-plan living residences above a ground-floor and mezzanine retail level.

Eateries Move in as Dendy and ALDI Lead the Way at Junction

February 13, 2017

Coorparoo Square is shaping up to be a trendy restaurant precinct, with a mix of restaurants and cafes signing on to open alongside Dendy Cinemas. The $252 million development has secured 13 tenants, including cinema group Dendy and supermarket giant ALDI.

Smoking Ceremony Marks CQUniversity Campus Expansion Start

August 11, 2016

A smoking ceremony held on the new CQUniversity campus expansion site at Central in Townsville's CBD not only marked construction of the project, it also evoked memories held by Indigenous people, many of whom worked in the former railway yards on the site.

CBD Uni's Fast-Track Decision Fantastic

July 13, 2016

Business leaders have welcomed the fast-tracking of a new university campus in the CBD, with the new facility set to provide a clear boost to local businesses.

The first sod was turned yesterday for construction of CQUniversity’s new building on Flinders Street in Honeycombes’ Central precinct. The project, announced in June, has been accelerated and will prompt other businesses to relocate to the CBD.

Full Speed Ahead for CBD Uni

July 12, 2016

The first sod has turned on Townsville’s new CBD university campus today. The Townsville campus of CQUniversity, located within Honeycombes Property Group’s Central precinct, is due for completion early next year in time for a new intake of students. The major expansion will see seven new on-campus programs offered by the university.

Peter Honeycombe, Managing director of Honeycombes Property Group, said an educational centre such as this will draw students and employment into the city and support our vision for an active CBD village.

Square Takes Shape

July 08, 2016

Construction of the landmark $232 million Coorparoo Square project remains on track as Stage 1 climbs several storeys above street level.

Honeycombes managing director Peter Honeycombe said the project would rejuvenate Brisbane’s inner east. Dendy cinemas and ALDI supermarket will anchor a 6,000sqm retail precinct at street level.

Coorparoo Square Showcased at Exhibition

February 17, 2016

Coorparoo Square features in the Museum of Brisbane's latest exhibition, Living in the City: New architecture from Brisbane and the Asia Pacific.

 

The innovative architecture on show allows attendees a glimpse into the future as well as an insight into how architects think. The exhibition will run until May 22.

 

A limited number of apartments are available at Coorparoo Square - Contact Us for more information.

Uni Village Plan for CBD

December 13, 2015

Flinders Street West is set to be transformed into an education precinct, with Central Queensland University in talks to expand in Townsville.

A master planning process has begun, with the university hoping to open a new facility in Honeycombes Property Group's Central development by 2017 or 2018. CQU vice-chancellor Scott Bowman said the university would outgrow its current CBD campus in NQN House by the end of next year and he hoped to have 3,000 Townsville students enrolled by 2020.

Switching to Green Power

November 27, 2015

A simple initiative to be installed in apartments of the $232 million Coorparoo Square project will save residents time and money.

 

A "green switch", allowing all lights in the residence to be simultaneously switched off as the occupant walks out the front door, will be a feature within all of the 366 apartments in the Honeycombes Property Group and Frasers Property Australia joint-venture development.

Good Idea for Greater Ideas

November 10, 2015

Providing a home to develop the business ideas of Townsville's legion of entrepreneurs is the idea behind the city's new innovation hub.

 

The North Queensland Innovation Centre (iNQ) is being set up on the banks of Ross Creek as a place for innovators and entrepreneurs to share their ideas, seek advice and meet investors. Honeycombes helped secure a home for the iNQ at Central Village in the CBD.

Salon Cuts It In CBD Style

November 10, 2015

The CBD is the place to be according to the owner of a salon who has relocated the business to Honeycombes Property Group's Central Village dining and entertainment precinct.

 

Touch of Utopia is one of two businesses new to Central Village with convenience store AM2PM recently opening.

ALDI Parks its Trolley at Coorparoo Square Hub

October 29, 2015

Global supermarket chain ALDI has become the second major tenant to commit to the $252 million mixed-use Coorparoo Square project in Brisbane's inner southeast.

 

ALDI has signed a 15-year lease on 1,729sqm and joins cinema operator Dendy Cinemas as anchor retail tenants in the three-tower project on the corner of Old Cleveland and Cavendish roads.

Change of Scenery - Coorparoo Sqaure Attracts Downsizers

October 09, 2015

Downsizers find what they are looking for in the $245 million Coorparoo Square apartment project, on the 1.2ha site that was previously occupied by Myer's first Brisbane department store.

 

Coorparoo locals will move from their four-bedroom family home to a three-bedroom, two-bathroom penthouse when the joint Honeycombes Property Group and Frasers Property Australia project is completed in 2017.

Penthouse Stock in Final Release

August 14, 2015

Overwhelming buyer demand has prompted developers to fast-track the final stage of the $232 million Coorparoo Square project. Joint Venture developers Australand and Honeycombes Property Group have secured more than $117 million in sales, with over 90 per cent of stage one apartments now sold.

 

The next stage will include a mix of one and two bedroom apartments plus a limited number of penthouses.

National Cinema Chain Dendy has Singed Up at Coorparoo Square

April 16, 2015

Boutique national cinema chain Dendy Cinemas has signed up as the operator of a 10-theatre complex in the $252 million Coorparoo Square mixed-use development in Brisbane's inner southeast.

 

Dendy has committed to a 15-year lease at Coorparoo Square, and the complex will include seven standard screens and three Dendy Premium Lounge screens which feature fully reclining luxury leather seating and pre-screening premium dining and bar lounge.

ProBuild Appointed to Construct Coorparoo Sqaure

April 08, 2015

One of Australia's largest construction companies, Probuild, has won the contract to build the landmark Coorparoo Square in Brisbane's south-eastern suburbs.

 

Probuild is preparing the 1.2ha site on Old Cleveland Road for demolition which is set to take place in the coming weeks. The iconic Myer builder has stood on the parcel for decades and has been vacant for years.

 

The appointment of Probuild provided certainty for both buyers and the local community.

Village on Way

March 20, 2015

Demolition of the iconic Myer centre at Coorparoo is poised to begin within weeks, as work starts on the much-anticipated $232 million urban renewal redevelopment.

 

The iconic building, on the prominent corner of Old Cleveland and Cavendish Roads, will make way for the first stage of the mixed-use project, which has been in the pipeline since 2009.

 

Featuring more than 360 apartments, a 6,000sqm retail precinct and a 10-thearte cinema complex, Coorparoo Square will be a joint venture between Australand and Honeycombes Property Group.

Sweet Success

February 13, 2015

The opening of Central Village, the new BCC cinema, cafes and licensed restaurants on Flinders St West has boosted sales of the adjoining boutique apartments. The sweet success of Central Village's Max Brenner chocolate bar, which is now one the franchise's top five stores in Australia, has made living nearby almost irresistible.

 

Honeycombes Property Group managing director, Peter Honeycombe, who spearheaded the $450 million development, said the recent retail success has already spilt over into residential sales.

Riverfront Revival

February 13, 2015

Bullish apartment sales have prompted Honeycombes Property Group to lay plans for the next stage of its $145 million Riverway development at Thuringowa, Townsville.

 

Managing director Peter Honeycombe said the buyer feedback during the $10 million sellout of the Jacana II apartment complex would help shape the next phase of the Ross River-fronting project.

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