The Brisbane home that failed to sell despite a $3.11 million bid

first_imgIt is not often a wine cellar comes with a view.But despite the bidding jumping to $3.11 million, the price was still too low for the vendor and the auction was passed in.Agent Douglas Tonkin said there had already been several offers made for the home and people from throughout Queensland and Australia had been through its doors to take a look in person. “Most people that come through to look at this property they are CEOs COOs, business people and the like, people that know the value,” Mr Tonkin said. “We always reiterated that this is a stand-alone home, that you are not going to say anything like this in Brookfield.”Negotiations were continuing with a number of people still interested in the property. Want to have a swim and enjoy the elevated views? No problem, the house has a pool on the top floor.And all that in an area that is just 20 minutes to the city. Exquisite, expansive and expensive. A $3.11 million auction bid was not enough for the vendor at this Brookfield home.THE bidders were happy to throw millions to secure this Brookfield property, but it was not enough for the vendor to let it go. The conditions seemed to be right for 9 Royston St to sell at auction yesterday.It had a lot of interest from wealthy bidders due to the sweeping views, size at 1.02 ha and the highend minimalist designed home by architect Tim Ditchfield that was unlike anything else in the area. center_img The designer home is just four years old.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus20 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market20 hours agoThe home had everything from a butler pantry with a walk in cold room, an elevated pool on the top floor that overlooked the mountains, and a wine cellar.last_img read more

OGA Makes New Team Appointments

first_imgThe UK Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has expanded its leadership team with three recent appointments.Scott Robertson has been promoted to director of operations, and replaces Gunther Newcombe who will be retiring in March 2020.Robertson will be responsible for the OGA’s Exploration, Production, Decommissioning and Technology agenda. He joined the OGA in June 2015. In his previous role at the OGA, he developed and implemented the OGA’s Asset Stewardship Strategy and was responsible for stewarding the portfolio of oil and gas activity in the Central North Sea.Pauline Innes has been appointed as head of decommissioning. Innes has a background in the public sector, working for Scottish Government in social and economic policy before joining the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) in 2015 to work in offshore oil and gas decommissioning.Alistair Macfarlane has been promoted to area manager – SNS and EIS. Alistair Macfarlane has been with the OGA since May 2016 as business development manager for the Central North Sea Team and was primarily involved in shaping and delivering the OGA’s work on Area Plans and providing commercial guidance to industry.last_img read more

Woman nabbed over ‘estafa’

first_imgILOILO City – Charged with estafa, a woman was nabbed in Barangay Kahirupan, City Proper. The 38-year-old Ma. Leah Gonzales of Barangay Bergante, Mambusao, Capiz was caught around 10 a.m. on June 23, a police report showed. The suspect was taken to the Mambusao municipal police station. The court recommended a P40,000 bail bond for her temporary liberty./PN Gonzales’ apprehension was staged on the strength of an arrest warrant, it added.last_img

2019 AFCON: Uganda Shock DR Congo 2-0 to Lead Group A

first_imgKaddu’s strike partner Emmanuel Okwi doubled the lead for Uganda with a glancing header in the 48th minute.Substitute Jonathan Bolingi had the best opportunity for DR Congo but the Belgium-based forward’s header struck the top of the crossbar.The News Agency if Nigeria (NAN) reports that Uganda will go on to face Zimbabwe on Wednesday in their next match, with DR Congo taking on Egypt later that day.(NAN)Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram The Cranes of Uganda beat DR Congo 2-0 on Saturday in Cairo to shoot to the top of Group A table at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).The win placed the East Africans level on points with hosts Egypt who beat Zimbabwe 1-0 on Friday in the opening match, but they are ahead on goal difference.Patrick Kaddu opened scoring for the Cranes with a header from a corner kick, following a well-timed run to the near post after just 14 minutes.last_img read more