Plans Lodged for $200m Twin Tower Brisbane Apartments

The Urban Developer Maple Development Group, wholly-owned by China-based developer Peng Bo, has lodged plans for a $200 million mixed-use project in Brisbane’s Quay Street precinct. The Rothelowman-designed project at 57 Coronation Drive proposes 255 residential apartments, a five-star serviced apartment tower, commercial offices along with retail and entertainment facilities. The Coronation drive project includes…

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Michelle Cirson

Name: Michelle Cirson Position: Founder/Director Company: Tricks of Your Trade, Glass House Mountains   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of construction & development? I get the most satisfaction out of helping people have a red hot go at small business – particularly family businesses. Our clients are humble and unpretentious,…

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Council Bans Apartments in Brisbane Suburbs

The Urban Developer Townhouses and apartment blocks are no longer welcome in Brisbane’s character suburbs after the Brisbane City Council voted to protect single house blocks under a two-year protection order. The temporary local planning instrument, aiming to stop larger developments from moving into suburbs that are traditionally single houses with large backyards, was first…

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Ralia Brewer

Name: Ralia Brewer Position: Building Support Manager & PA to Exec Building Manager Company: Metricon Homes, Robina   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of construction & development? The challenge, always learning, always trying to be better, being one step ahead, and supporting the best team in the construction industry.  …

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“Skills can be taught & are replaceable. We need Leaders for business who think creatively in a way that AI cannot.”

The chief executive of technology giant IBM has urged Australian business leaders to plan for dramatic changes to their organisations and the workforce caused by artificial intelligence and advances in quantum computing. Ginni Rometty, who has run the $US120 billion company since 2012 and is in Australia to sign an AI deal with Woodside Petroleum…

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