Local: Tue
Sydney: Tue
Select Destination
Location Time Temp
Sydney Tue12°
Melbourne Tue11°
Brisbane Tue14°
Perth Tue17°
Adelaide Tue
Hobart Tue11°
Canberra Tue
Darwin Tue22°

news

Get our help FREE advice or find service providers with our bookJobs Now

New student housing for Brisbane

12 July 2015 by News Desk

edu_student2A popular inner-city food market in Brisbane looks set to be demolished to make way for new student housing.

There are plans to build a 41-story 144-metre tower on the site of the existing Wharf Central convenience centre. The proposal, lodged with the council this week, involves housing for 753 students and would include a rooftop terrace. The tower at 38 Wharf Street would have a mix of studio, four- and five-bed multi-share apartments.

The council’s development assessment chairman Amanda Cooper said the development was in keeping with the state governments’ desire for more student accommodation.

“The Lord Mayor has announced a new incentive to drive new student accommodation developments in inner Brisbane to meet the growing demand. We need student accommodation in medium and high-density residential locations with good access to public transport.

“Education is Brisbane’s biggest export. It is important to have the student accommodation our city needs for these students”.



We use cookies on Thinking Australia

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Please confirm permission to use cookies.
Cookie Policy Privacy policy