The Unison Projects resort-style townhouse development on the historic former Hawkins Garden Centre site at Albany Creek in Brisbane’s north.A resort-style townhouse development on the former Hawkins Garden Centre site at Albany Creek so impressed a Brisbane family that they snapped up three properties.Eatons Hill couple Matthew and Catherine Jarvie were among the first buyers at the $37 million estate named Preston Point in honour of original owner John Preston. The Jarvies came to the estate when the sales office first opened and were so impressed they purchased a property for investment in stage one off the plan. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus13 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market13 hours agoTheir first homebuyer son Matthew has since bought a townhouse in stage two while his downsizing parents have added to the family’s portfolio by buying a nature reserve facing townhouse for themselves.“What appealed to us about Preston Point Residences was this particular development perfectly blends urban living with green open space set amongst a protected nature reserve and the majestic 200-year-old fig trees,” Matthew Jarvie Senior said.“You have that feeling of being in a quiet, rural area but you are just 12km from the Brisbane CBD and very close to many local amenities and substantial infrastructure. I haven’t seen anything else like this in Brisbane.’’Unison Projects is launching the third and final stage of Preston Point ahead of schedule after the success of the previous offerings.Preston Point Residences is on a 3.2ha parcel at 623 Albany Creek Rd, featuring a large recreation area with a resort-style 16m residents’ swimming pool. The estate will comprise 74 “lifestyle’’ townhouses within a green community.Townhouses in stage three are priced from $459,000.
HARLAN, Iowa – Shelby County Speedway rolls out the red carpet for six IMCA divisions at the 28th annual Tiny Lund Memorial Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25 and 26. Friday night action is in honor of the Dale Swanson Memorial and sees the IMCA Modifieds and IMCA Sunoco Late Models racing for $755 to win, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods for $655 to win, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $555 and Mach-1 Sport Compacts for $155 to win. Both race night programs will be broadcast by IMCA.TV. Both programs are draw/redraw and drivers should pre-register online at racescs.com before Sept. 24; one-time entry fee for all divisions except the Sport Compact is $28 (early) or $40 (late). Gates open at 3:28 p.m. on Friday with hot laps and racing to follow the 6:28 pit meeting. On Saturday, the Modifieds race for $1,528 to win their Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier. Late Models race for $1,228 to win, Stock Cars and Northern SportMods both for $1,028 to win, Hobby Stocks for $828 to win and Sport Compacts for $328 to win. On Saturday, gates open at 2:28 p.m. and hot laps and racing follow the 5:28 p.m. pit meeting. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional and KMJ Performance State points will be awarded both nights. Pit passes are $30 for adults and $15 for kids ages 15 and under. Reserved pit stalls are $25.
Asante Kotoko have confirmed they will be participating in a mini-tournament as part of their pre-season ahead of the new season.The Porcupine Warriors have been invited for a three-team tournament in Libya next week.The three-team competition will involve hosts Ittihad Tripoli, Coton Sports Garoua of Cameroun and Kotoko.A member of the Kotoko management team, Edmund Ackah, in confirming the news about Kotoko’s participation in the mini-tournament also revealed that paperwork for the team’s travel to have already begun.“All documentations are ready and the Libyan club has sent us correspondence for ticketing and other travel arrangements to be facilitated,” he told Asempa Fm.“We are going there with a 27-man delegation and that includes 18 players, technical team and key management members,” he added. Each club is expected to gets appearance fee before the start of the tournament on Monday with Kotoko is expected to leave Ghana on Saturday.The mid-season tournament will prepare Kotoko for the upcoming season.Hearts of Oak recently returned from Libya after playing two matches without scoring a goal and conceding 5.–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySports