Welcome to the latest edition of your go-to property update for Spring Hill & Petrie Terrace. We’re here to keep you informed about the latest trends, sales, and developments affecting your local real estate market. Local Property Values The current median house price (MHP) in Spring Hill is $ 1,607,500 and Petrie Terrace isRead more

“With our children being able to walk to Grammar School, it has been a real life – changer living in Spring Hill. No more daily commute to and from home. After school activities are not an inconvenience as you’re not stuck in traffic. And the kids love not having to wake up at 6am toRead more

Given that this is such a prominent development in Spring Hill, I am sure that many residents would be keen on an update on this project. “Volatility in the embattled construction sector has forced Keylin, a Brisbane-based developer to mothball a $140-million apartment tower project touted to “lead the renaissance” of a city fringe suburb.Read more

Generally, real estate agents focus largely on their local market knowledge such as median sale price, number of properties sold, days on market and auction clearance rate.  After all one of the most common questions agents get asked is, “How is the market going?”  The truth is most people who ask already have an ideaRead more

Carol Marsh, who see’s herself as the current custodian of these beautiful heritage stone cottages, shares a brief history about these significant buildings: The stone terrace houses at 17 and 19 Gloucester St., Spring Hill have been “resident” there since 1867. They are semi-detached, 2 up and 4 down terrace houses (with detached kitchens) builtRead more

‘feind Coffee puts a spring in the step of Spring Hill locals with its new coffee joint Though its range of products are geared towards homebound coffee lovers that love having a source of jitter juice close at hand, the team behind ‘feind Coffee is also making sure that its array of beans, drip bagsRead more

Schools and Property Values featuring Fortitude Valley State Secondary College: Spring Hill, Petrie Terrace and Paddington are in the catchment area of some of the finest schools in Queensland. A school’s location is one of the drivers of an area’s property value. A case in point is Brisbane State High School, highly sought after andRead more

I like walking around the streets, discovering old buildings under renovation, visiting numerous cafes and pubs and Asian food outlets and grocery stores. Such a vibrant atmosphere not found in the suburbs. Tell us a bit about yourself, what you used to do, any interesting info about yourself. I am a Real Estate agent –Read more

This brick and stone circular tower mill is an iconic landmark in Brisbane, built in 1828 just three years after convict settlement of Brisbane.  It is also culturally significant as the oldest surviving European structure in Queensland and one of only two surviving structures from the convict era. Since flour was needed for the strugglingRead more

As one of the earliest settled areas of Brisbane, Spring Hill was surveyed, subdivided and land sold to investors from the 1850s – within a decade of the Moreton Bay colony being proclaimed as a free settlement.   The Wickham Terrace and Leichhardt Street ridges were the first to be sold and these were divided intoRead more

If you frequent Spring Hill, you will definitely notice this iconic work of art. ‘Blue Angel’ stands proudly at the corner of Fortescue Street and Gregory Terrace, her portrait painted on a traffic signal box. The council box was once bland, dull and occasionally graffitied. This contemporary interpretation of an historical figure, Deaconess May WalkerRead more

I was fortunate to catch up with David Tyler who has left a legacy in inner-city Brisbane. The terrace mansions he has crafted, during his time, all still stand in Spring Hill, Petrie Terrace and Hamilton. Following is part of an in-depth interview which I have divided into a series of articles. David, you wereRead more

These unassuming structures located behind the Old Windmill Tower in Observatory Park played a vital role in the provision of fresh water to Brisbane from 1871 until decommissioned in 1962. In 1863 Brisbane Municipal Council adopted a report by civil hydraulic engineer Thomas Oldham for a long-term solution to supplying water to the city’s rapidlyRead more

These beautifully preserved, Georgian style, semi-detached cottages, at No. 15 and 19 Union Street, stand as a rare tribute to Brisbane’s Colonial beginnings. The photo above shows the homes as they stand today. No.19 is to the left foreground and no.15 is to the rear left. Following is an in-depth account from Brisbane City Council:Read more

Marking the end of an era in Brisbane’s golfing history, Victoria Park Golf Course officially closed on 30 June, 2021. Complementing Jonzun’s post, ‘Major Catalyst for Growth – Inner City Suburbs Brisbane Qld’, the golf course is part of the Victoria Park Vision. This exciting initiative by the Brisbane City Council will see 64 hectares of landRead more

Stepping back in time, in this article we take a look at one of Brisbane’s most influential architects, Robert (Robin) Smith Dods. During the Arts and Crafts era that spanned circa 1860 to 1914, he contributed greatly to Australian and European architecture. Robert (Robin) Smith Dods -John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland A manRead more

Victoria Park and Herston Health Precinct are two game changers to our local area. Victoria Park is being transformed to a major public park under the Victoria Park Vision project at a cost of $83m over four years and will be Brisbane’s biggest new park in 50 years. Victoria Park initially spanned an area of 130 hectaresRead more

I love the day-to-day contact with the past – the fact that when walking down these streets at dusk it’s not too difficult to imagine what it must have been like a century or more ago when the oil lamps would be being lit and workers from the city would be making their way homeRead more