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Retirees Maintain Lifestyle | The Fernery

For active retirees, Gary and Carol Bacon, the desire to downsize in the suburb they have called home since 1995, Ferny Grove, was unquestionable.

Density rising in outer suburbs as buyers look upwards

Higher density housing is creeping into the outer suburbs of major cities and developers increasingly look towards urban renewal and skew products towards changing consumer wants.

Honeycombes finds a sweet spot

The residences will be designed to enhance cross ventilation, with large internal and external spaces, with timber floors, stone benchtops and access to a rooftop lap pool and dining and entertaining areas with views of the mountains.

Demand for units in Brisbane’s outer suburbs | 7NEWS

While apartment living is common in the heart of the city, there's a booming demand in Brisbane's outer suburbs. Less maintenance and rising house prices have seen the newest, high-density complex, built at Ferny Grove.

Builder named for $140m project in Brisbane's Ferny Grove

A Perth-based builder has been selected by the developers of a $140 million project in Brisbane's Ferny Grove, paving the way for construction to begin in May this year.

Broad Construction win $140 million mixed-use Ferny Grove Central contract

Broad Construction have won the contract to deliver the $140 million development of Ferny Grove Central in Brisbane's north-west.

Cimic subsidiary to transform Brisbane car park into mixed-use development

Cimic Group subsidiary Broad Construction is part of a joint venture that will build Brisbane’s Ferny Grove Central development for the Honeycombes Property Group.

Broad Construction wins $140m Ferny Grove Central project

HONEYCOMBES and MaxCap have appointed CIMIC’s Broad Construction to deliver their Ferny Grove Central development in Brisbane.

Honeycombes Property Group will start work by May on the $140m Ferny Grove train station development

Construction will start in a couple of months on a $140m mixed use development adjoining a train station in Brisbane’s outer north west that will offer a range of residential, shopping and entertainment amenities.

JOBS: $140m train station project to generate 815 roles

A train station in Brisbane’s north western suburbs will be the focal point of a new $140m development.

MaxCap tips equity into $140m Brisbane suburban village project

Melbourne-based real estate financier MaxCap has expanded its equity investment business after partnering with Queensland developer Honeycombes Property Group on a $140 million mixed-use development at Ferny Grove train station, in Brisbane’s north-western suburbs.

Honeycombes Property Group to breathe new life into Ferny Grove with a vibrant new neighbourhood hub

Highly experienced and awarded Queensland developer, Honeycombes Property Group had a vision for Ferny Grove, an integrated neighbourhood hub, peppered with every amenity and convenience for locals – with a variety of dinning options and mix of allied health and entertainment, combined with an exciting new integrated apartment development.

Master Builders QLD Housing & Construction Awards | North QLD Winner: Australian Taxation Office

Honeycombes Property Group are pleased to congratulate the team at RCG Construction for a win at the North Queensland Master Builders Awards, Commercial Building $5 million – $50 million, for the Australian Taxation Office Building (Townsville).

Honeycombes Property Group developed the four-level Liverpool Place office and sold the building for almost $26 million in 2019. With is unique facade and 4.5 star NABERS rating, the ATO office now stands as an iconic building along the river in Central Townsville.

The Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards recognise members at the forefront of building innovation and quality craftsmanship, promoting and showcasing excellence in Queensland’s housing and construction industry.

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

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.

Historic Myer Sign Returns to Coorparoo Square

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.

Square Is Taking Shape

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.

Coorparoo's iconic Myer sign set to return

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.

Transformed Brisbane train station to include hundreds of car parks

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

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.

Much More Than A Train Station

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 Square

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

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.

Frasers Sweet Buyout Deal

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

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.

Suburb’s First Public Bar to Kickstart Coorparoo Square Opening

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.

Ferny Grove TOD Right on Track

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.

Grand Plan for Aurizon Site

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.

Investor Schooled in Uni Deal

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.

Smooth Sailing for Ferry Plan

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.

Coorparoo Rights Sold for $7m

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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Uni Village Plan for CBD

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.

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