Fire Destroys Spring Hill Property On St Pauls Terrace

In recent news a fire has engulfed a commercial property at 123 St Pauls Terrace on Sunday morning, sending plumes of smoke into the air and causing police to close the street.

Emergency services were called to the single-storey brick property on St Pauls Terrace about 7.20am, to find the building “well-involved”.

Six crews, about 20 firefighters in total, battled the blaze externally, due to concerns about structural damage to the property. They also managed to protect a neighbouring property, which was under threat from the fire at one point.

By 8am, the fire was under control and soon crews were dampening down hotspots. A search of the building, which was at least 29 years old, was later conducted and found the home was vacant.

Nearby residents were evacuated as smoke poured from the property, but they were given the all-clear to return to their homes about 9.30am. Paramedics had not treated anyone at the scene.

 The house was not destroyed, but did suffer significant structural damage. The cause was yet to be determined, but fire investigators were expected to remain at the scene for most of the day.
Police closed St Pauls Terrace between Quarry and Rogers Streets and were asking motorists to avoid the area, however the road reopened about 11.15am.


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Spring Hill Commercial Complex In Receivers’ Sale

A commercial complex in the heart of Spring Hill in inner Brisbane is being offered for sale by Ray White Commercial (QLD).

The property at 490 Boundary Street, Spring Hill, is being marketed via Expressions of Interest by John Dwyer and Jason Hines of Ray White Commercial QLD under instructions from Helen Newman and David Whyte of BDO as receivers and managers.

Mr Dwyer said the offering comprises a substantially completed commercial office complex incorporating an existing heritage dwelling on a land area of approximately 776 sq m with onsite parking.

“The property also includes a newly constructed six-storey office tower with two basement levels” he said.

“The property is being offered for sale in one line with potential to strata title individual floors, subject to council approval.”

Mr Dwyer said the commercial complex is located within an established medical precinct near St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital and within walking distance to other major medical facilities.

“The property is surrounded by retail and service amenities within an established mixed-use precinct combining medical, commercial, retail, hotel/accommodation, education and private residences, which provides a unique amenity for this near city suburb.

“The Brisbane City Council Spring Hill free loop service, operating between the CBD and Spring Hill, runs past the property which is approximately 650m from the Brisbane city centre.”

Mr Hines said Spring Hill is also close to some of Brisbane’s schools and international colleges, including St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace, Brisbane Boys Grammar, Brisbane Girls Grammar and All Hallows.

“The immediate precinct also includes the new Queensland headquarters for Adventist Retirement Plus at 400 Boundary St and IES International College campus at 433 and 495 Boundary St.” he said.

Source: The Urban Developer

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