• REMONDIS – Flood devastation causes temporary office move

    March 29th, 2022 | by
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      Only a few short weeks ago we experienced another devastating flood event in Brisbane. Many were forced to abandon their belongings and evacuate their homes and businesses, with one of most hard hit suburbs in Brisbane being Rocklea.  

      Remondis Australia one of the world’s largest recycling, services and water companies, was one of the Rocklea businesses that went under that weekend. Having been left with little to return to after the water receded Remondis needed to find immediate emergency office space to ensure business continuity with minimal disruptions. Remondis approached BTP by Graystone and within the span of a week BTP were able to accommodate them with a fully fitted 215m2 office including 2 internal private offices at their Westlink Green precinct in Darra. 

      Thankfully, the facilities in Darra were unaffected by the tremendous rain and flooding, and will reman the home for Remondis team while their Rocklea office repairs begin.  

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Before and after shots of the flood impact in the suburbs of Tennyson and Rocklea (Supplied: nearmap)

    • Empowering Indigenous Business – welcoming SupplyAus to BTP

      March 29th, 2022 | by
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      SupplyAus was founded in early 2019. The idea was born out of the Murra Indigenous Masterclass program delivered by Melbourne Business School, where a group of like-minded business people combined experience and passions to develop a business that would provide supply and service solutions to Corporate, Government and Private Enterprise. The owners of SupplyAus have a collective commitment to changing the way that the business sector operates to empower Indigenous Business. SupplyAus is a house of brands, meaning it operates with many moving and growing brands that make SupplyAus the powerhouse that it is.  

      SupplyAus Medical was established in response to COVID-19 to rapidly fulfil essential hygiene and medical demands. We’ve been working with our strategic partners and local health authorities to address health issues and improve conditions for Indigenous communities. Our focus is to bring the latest applications and technology into Indigenous health space by collaborating with Australia’s leading healthcare providers and institutions. 

      Jingeri is our office supply arm. It’s designed to enhance our capability in the fast moving B2B world. After years providing cultural coaching services, we strive to build a complete product range for corporate promotional products and their on-site stationary and cleaning needs.  

      DHUWA (pronounced?dee:wah?and meaning?to feel alive?in Bidjara language) – is Australia’s Indigenous-owned coffee brand,?we’ve made to start sharing conversations with non-Indigenous Australians.?We believe a great cup of coffee connects us as we share stories, build bonds, and nourish relationships. We call it ‘reconciliation in a cup’. 

      Bunji is the first Indigenous retail PPE and Workwear store in Australia, supplying a comprehensive range of PPE and workwear for the construction, mining and healthcare industries. We work in partnership with Australia’s leading safety gear providers – including Bisley, Paramount, Blundstone and UVEX – which allows us to supply products in a short time-frame for individual and corporate needs. 

      Strong relationships allow us to understand your business better and when we understand your business procurement needs then we can ensure that you are receiving the best products possible. Through strong relationships with our current partners we have been able to identify areas for business growth and opportunities to provide solutions for their procurement problems.? Understanding their needs better led to the development of our brands Dhuwa coffee, SupplyAUS Medical and Jingeri Office Supplies. Brands that are proudly and authentically Indigenous Australian. 

      Shawn Andrews, Director  

      For more information please contact us on:

      1300 576 324

      www.supplyaus.com.au

       

       

       

    • One of our newest tenants brings with them world class mortgage solutions

      March 29th, 2022 | by
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      The Connector Group have several divisions with the most prominent being Loan Connectors. Loan Connectors partner with major Real Estate groups throughout Australia.

      They offer their customers a personalised Mortgage Broking experience designed to ensure their property goals are achieved sooner. With extensive Real Estate knowledge, Loan Connectors approach ensures all customer are “buyer-ready”, they never want finance to be the reason you didn’t secure your dream property.

      With so many financial businesses locating their operations out of Melbourne and Sydney it’s wonderful for Queensland that the Connector group proudly chose Brisbane Technology Park as the central hub for their Australian operation.

      That same move is even better for the tenants of BTP. You now have world class mortgage brokers on your doorstep. Whether you’re buying a home, investment, refinancing or you just want a health check on your current Mortgage; Loan Connectors located on the Ground Floor 1 Miles Platting Road (next to Quest) can assist.  

      Carmel Kellett, the former CEO of Hodges Real Estate Group in Victoria, is one of three Co-founders of Connector Group. When asked about why Loan Connectors grows from strength to strength, she replied “Let’s face it, buying your dream home or 1st investment property can be a stressful experience. It’s not only a matter of do I want to buy it, and can I afford it, more and more what matters is, am I the best person in the race to buy it. Am I financially ready to put my best foot forward. Home buying is becoming a competitive sport, to win you need the best coach. That’s where Loan Connectors shine,” says Carmel. ”We nurture buyers to a point where they are in a financial position to put their best foot forward and be buyer ready”

      Loan Connectors is the finance broking experience designed just for you. They will connect you with the best finance option that suits your needs so you can be buyer-ready when you need it.

      For more information call 1800 958 426 or visit www.loanconnectors.com.au

    • Introducing EZ Realty Group

      December 14th, 2021 | by
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      Brisbane Technology Park is excited to welcome its newest occupant to 1 Miles Platting Road – EZ Realty Group!

      Founded by Elva Yu (pictured), EZ Realty Group is your one stop shop for all things real estate. Their platform offers the complete range of services including real estate agents, brokers, lawyers, accountants and a property management team.

       

      Elva noted the motivators behind choosing to establish her brand within The Brisbane Technology Park was the corporate atmosphere and diversity of business throughout. This environment provides advanced opportunities for like minded business owners to grow and thrive. In addition, the superior location provides convenience for travelling in between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, which is especially suitable for their business requirements in the Real Estate Industry.

      Despite the 7-10 years of recommended property investment turnaround time, which also reflects property growth, most real estate agencies conclude their services at real time sales and purchases. Therefore, assisting clients to maximise their cashflow and optimize asset quality in the long terms has become a new challenge in the industry. Driven by this aspect, EZ Realty Group have brought together a group of experienced professionals to conquer this challenge. Each of their talented team members have more than 10 years’ work experience in Australia and come from a variety of sectors with specialized knowledge.

       

       

       

       

       

      At EZ Realty Group, the team will always be prepared to help in every aspect of real estate. For more information or to meet the team, please contact:  Elva Yu  |  0451 013 305  |  G Floor. 1 Miles Platting Road, Eight Mile Plains

    • Hatch Demonstration Space – A place to test your ideas, research or technologies

      December 9th, 2021 | by
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      Hatch Demonstration Space, located at the heart of Northshore Hamilton is a blank canvas offering 13,090m2 of open space—with endless site activation opportunities to test your ideas, research or technologies.

      Hatch Demonstration Space which is powered by Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) has been created to provide a space that business’s can utilize to test their innovative ideas and technology.

      Currently, it is partially leased by Universal Field Robots (UFR) as their testing facility, a hotbed of robotics activity and autonomous movement. Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) is seeking activations for Hatch Demonstration Space that are captivating and cutting edge—showcasing new products, innovations, inventions and experiences.

      Northshore is well established as an incubator of innovation and experimentation—from the iconic Eat Street Northshore markets, curating amazing culinary experiences and entertainment to supporting the technological inventions created by Hacker Space Brisbane. Clenergy TeamArrow call Northshore home and are Australia’s premier solar car racing team, the highest ranked Australian finisher in the last World Solar Challenge.

      Located on the corner of Cullen Avenue West and Theodore Street, Hatch Demonstration Space is in the Northshore Hamilton Priority Development Area (PDA), which is in close proximity to BTP Northshore. The site is accessible by car, public transport, foot and has ample un-metered on street parking.

      For leasing enquiries please contact Wendy Brewster at

    • Mental Health Week at BTP October 11th-15th

      December 7th, 2021 | by
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      Mental Health Awareness week promotes the importance of mental health and wellbeing, to reduce associated stigma, and to celebrate the service of mental health workers. This year’s theme was, ‘Take Time – for Mental Health’. In order to encourage the tough conversations with colleagues, friends and family, BTP by Graystone arranged several activities throughout Brisbane Technology Park for people to part-take and enjoy taking some time for their mental health during Mental Health Awareness Week, Monday 11th to Friday 15th October.

      Day one of BTP’s Mental Health Week was ‘Good coffee doing good’ with BTP by Graystone donating $1 for every coffee purchased from Sipon29 at 29 Brandl Street on the Monday of mental health week. Thank you to all those who took the time to treat yourself and your colleagues to a coffee and a chat. From this, we donated $170 to Beyond Blue to continue their mission to improve the lives of individuals, families and communities who are affected by anxiety, depression, and suicide.

      On the Tuesday and Thursday of BTP’s Mental Health Week, there were early morning yoga sessions, run by local instructor Rikky from Lumaflow in Sunnybank. Rikky took attendees through simple, yet effective yoga flows to help improve overall wellbeing, stretch out the body and promote calmness before going into the work day. Once limbered up, participants then enjoyed a special post-yoga breakfast deal together at Black Ink café at 4 Clunies Ross Court.

      To round out the week, the final day of mental health week concluded with a special visit from the Softy & Frosty Icecream van where tenants working within the precinct were able to treat themselves to the taste of nostalgia with a delicious soft serve icecream and an array of toppings.

      The BTP Wellness Treasure Hunt was a daily activity that the tenants of BTP could participate in. Each day a box was hidden somewhere within the precinct, then a cryptic clue was shared in the Business and Technology Precinct by Graystone Facebook Page for the box’s location. This exercise was designed to encourage cognitive thinking, team work and the opportunity for tenants to explore the precinct while searching for the hidden wellness treasure box. The box was filled with items intended to support rest, and managing mental wellbeing including; healthy snacks, a stress ball, a 1 month subscription voucher to Audible, a gift card for Fitness First Eight Mile Plains, tea, candles and vouchers to spend at multiple eateries within BTP.

      Overall, the week was a success, and we greatly appreciate all those who participated not only in the activities throughout the week, but in conversations surrounding mental health and wellbeing with their colleagues, friends and families.

      If you feel that you may be affected by depression or anxiety, remember there is always support available. For resources, see below:

    • 5 Miles Platting Road – Practical completion scheduled for August 2022

      December 7th, 2021 | by
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      The Building set to revolutionise Brisbane Technology Park

      The Graystone Construction team have commenced works on their newest project within Brisbane Technology Park – 5 Miles Platting Road, Eight Mile Plains.

      With practical completion scheduled for August 2022, this building will provide approximately 3,000m2 of lettable area over three storeys of commercial accommodation with one and a half levels of basement car parking. The ground level also offers a loading dock suitable for small/medium sized trucks.

      Five Miles Platting has been designed to be an asset for any business. It is specifically designed to enhance performance, maximise productivity, inspire staff and be a competitive advantage in the crucial battle for attracting and retaining talent within the suburban office market. The property will boast floorplates with curtain-wall glass delivering maximum natural light penetration while incorporating bronze external features which will stand out on the charcoal painted property. 

      Features:
      • Three level A-grade office building

      • High quality internal finishes and expansive outdoor green space

      • Integrated fit-out to deliver substantial savings

      • Floorplates with curtain-wall glass delivering maximum natural light penetration

      • Ample basement carparking

      • Visitor parking directly outside the building

      • End of trip facilities

      • Precinct leading sustainability

       

      Highlights:
      • Building signage rights (great exposure to Miles Platting Road).

      • In close proximity to the BTP Conference Centre and QUEST hotel

      • Proximity to multiple cafes, gym, childcare and outdoor recreation space

      • Located in a prime position with excellent outlook over Mt Gravatt and beyond

      • Immediate access to the Logan and Gateway Motorways

         

      • BTP Northshore Hamilton – at the centre of new thriving hub of Brisbane

        September 15th, 2021 | by
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        Northshore Vision
        “Northshore is more than the working wharves where Queensland exported its best to the world. Today it is an ever-changing playground of innovation and creativity, effortlessly connected to city, sky and sea.
        Northshore inspires new ways of seeing and interacting with the world. Famous for a festive, inventive food scene, Northshore pushes limits and alters perspectives.
        Where flavour captivates. Culture provokes. And bold thinkers take charge.
        A rejuvenating and sustainable lifestyle is embedded into Northshore. Repurposed structures and smart technology meet the expansive river edge,
        while laidback green spaces flex between everyday activity and unexpected activations.
        Set across a staggering 304 hectares, Northshore is bigger in scale, in ideas, and in discoveries. Every experience at Northshore invites you to dive deeper into the Brisbane way of life — and beyond into its future.”

        Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) is a unique Government agency within the Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning which combines property development, innovation and activation strategies with specialist planning and infrastructure functions to create places and investment opportunities for Queenslanders to prosper.

        EDQ are the master developer for Northshore Hamilton with 30 years of planned development on the horizon.

        With more plans underway, stage 1 of the Waterfront Development will bring this vision to life with fit for purpose projects that provide opportunities and spaces for tourism, creative arts and innovative enterprises, including flexible space for scale-up businesses enabling them to prosper during and beyond COVID-19 recovery.

        The vision includes adopting a strong innovation profile, supported by attraction space to increase visitation, which will be best placed to generate greatest economic benefit to Queensland. Unlocking the potential of Northshore’s waterfront will set the foundations for the long-term success of the precinct and the businesses within it.

        Only 10 years into a 40 year project, the next 30 years will see Northshore emerge as a vibrant $5 billion mixed-use city precinct.  EDQ’s role as master-developer is to create an appealing destination for people to live, work and play; ultimately attracting greater interest and private sector investment from key elements of:

        • Waterfront Placemaking – spaces and curated activities;
        • Attract and support enterprise, innovation and tourism; and
        • Land sales and infrastructure investment to facilitate permanent sustainable development.

        Creating appeal and value in Northshore includes embracing the site’s rich history, opening and activating the waterfront, delivering a range of diverse and engaging spaces, curating events and activities, retaining and adaptively re-using warehouses with historical value, supporting tourism and innovation demonstration projects and collaboration with industry and tertiary partners.

        Affirming Hamilton Northshore as a Priority Development Area, the state government has chosen the location to host a 14,000-bed athletes village for the 2032 Oylmpic Games.

        The village will host more than 10,000 athletes and team officials for the Olympic Games and more than 5000 for the Paralympics.

        The future of Northshore is burning brighter than with ever and BTP is set to reap the benefits of being at the centre of this thriving economic and cultural hub now and into the future.

        For all leasing enquiries please contact, Amber Farthing at e:  p: 0429 835 794  
      • 385 Macarthur Ave, new office building creating waves at Northshore Hamilton

        September 15th, 2021 | by
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        385 MacArthur building completion

        Graystone group have now completed the fifth commercial office building for the BTP Northshore Hamilton precinct. 385 MacArthur Avenue boasts 3,500 square meters of lettable area, across the three level A-grade office building. Now complete, the building is 67% leased with prime ground floor tenancies currently still available.

        Designed by renowned Brisbane architect Blight Rayner, the building showcases brushed copper elements, recycled timber features and an abundance of natural light from the large windows and 3m tall ceilings. Complimenting the natural surroundings of the Hamilton area, 385 MacArthur also incorporates greenery with plenty of plants both inside and outside.

        385 MacArthur Avenue is located in the rapidly growing Northshore Hamilton business precinct, offering the opportunity for businesses to reside in cutting-edge modern office space. Just 6km from the Brisbane CBD the precinct provides excellent access to amenities and services; including café and dining, fitness, childcare and accessibility via the Gateway Motorway, Airport Link and Kingsford Smith Drive.

        Demand for suburban commercial properties continues to increase, as the sixth commercial building at BTP Northshore Hamilton is due to commence in early 2022.

        For all leasing enquiries please contact, Amber Farthing at e: p: 0429 835 794   

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