Westside Apartments at Indooroopilly features a beautiful rooftop terrace with city views.CONSTRUCTION has commenced on the $66 million luxury apartment project at Indooroopilly.Already more than half of the 119 apartments have sold at Village Building Co’s nine-level Westside Apartments project. In a suburb where new developments are rare, Westside will have a mix of one, two and three-bedroom apartments with a rooftop terrace including a pool and barbecues. Remaining unsold apartments are priced from $365,500. Village Building Co acquired the site in 2015, and Queensland development manager Sam Burgess said it had a lot of locational advantages.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019Westside Apartments at Indooroopilly.“The early sales success is a testament to our decision to develop in Indooroopilly,” Mr Burgess said. “It’s the right type of project in the right location, and as a result we are attracting strong interest from a wide range of buyers.“For both owner occupiers and investors, the key drawcard is always location.” The project is adjacent to the redeveloped Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, and close to the Indooroopilly golf course and public transport. Mr Burgess said the project was being built on an elevated site. “Many apartments will have views of either the city, Mount Cootha or the Brisbane River,” he said.
NZ Herald 24 Aug 2012One in three New Zealanders have been harmed by their own alcohol drinking, a survey shows.The research found that people most at risk of alcohol-related harm were young Maori men or people living in low socio-economic areas.The survey, published in the New Zealand Medical Journal, found 33.8 per cent of current drinkers reported they had been adversely affected in the past year.This included alcohol causing problems with work, studies, relationships, physical health or finances.The most reported harm was to the respondents’ health.Around 12.7 per cent of respondents reported one or more specific alcohol-related “troubles”, including problems with the law, illness, loss of a partner or friend or fighting.Being involved in a fight while drinking was the most common alcohol-related problem. Of those respondents, 63.4 per cent were males, and a third were aged under 25.http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=10829072
Gerald “Jerry”, “Nails” Smith, 69, of Vevay passed away at 4:47am Monday, February 27, 2017 at the Hospice of Cincinnati in Hamilton, Ohio. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on August 16, 1947 the son of Edward and Ruth White Smith. Survivors include one nephew, Scott (Rachael) Smith of Gainesville, Florida, Cousin; Pam (Frank) Rose of West Chester, Ohio, and one brother, James Smith of Gainesville, Florida. He was preceded in death by his parents. Mr. Smith was a 1966 graduate of Quarter Tech High School in Cincinnati. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War where served his country. Mr. Smith received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and the Vietnam Campaign Medal. In civilian life Jerry was a self-employed carpet installer. Jerry was a member of the Versailles and Osgood American Legion. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 2nd, at noon, at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. Don Hooker officiating. Visitation will be from 10am until time of services. Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati. Memorials may be given to Versailles or Osgood American Legion or Hospice in care of the funeral home.