A recent $9.8 million sale of a 2.38 ha block of land with workshop, offices and 12,000 sqm of hardstand (not concreted but hardstand suitable for heavy machinery or truck parking) in the Mackay Industrial area of Paget certainly highlights the difference between sales of developed industrial land in Mackay versus Rockhampton and in particular the Gracemere … Continue reading GIA – an uncut diamond in the industrial real estate world
GIA businesses will be aware of the major work being undertaken by Council in Foster Street to seal the eastern end of Foster Street which was never captured in any Fitzroy Shire Council infrastructure budgets as until recently no businesses utilised the eastern end of Foster Street. This has all changed now with positive growth reflected … Continue reading Major road works currently underway in the GIA
........ The only trouble is there is no one out there to take the Gain Hassall's auction yard in Somerset Road in the GIA is filled with the misfortunes of those closely linked with the mining resources sector. A quick look at the yard in Rockhampton today revealed 6 massive Drilltech and Brandrill water drills … Continue reading One Man’s Misfortune is Another Man’s Gain…
A drive over the Overpass and left turn at the Somerset Connection Road will reveal there is a plenty on the go along Somerset Road and a good deal of the excitement in the GIA is because development of the latest Gibbs Group Industrial Park is well underway as the photo below shows. The roads and infrastructure … Continue reading Gracemere Industrial Area ‘Alive’ with development October 2013
Workers are on site near the Somerset-Macquarie intersection this week. Connection of the 200 mm diameter water main extension to the existing water supply network will be commissioned tomorrow (Wednesday 28th August). The water main extension runs along Somerset Road from Macquarie Street to the new overpass. This project is now 95% complete and the … Continue reading Are you wondering what is happening on the Corner of Somerset Road and Macquarie Street this week ?
A major upgrade to Hall Road that will provide safe access and entry onto the Capricorn Highway is well underway. Hall Road services a number of properties between the new overpass and east towards the Gracemere Saleyards (Central Queensland Livestock Exchange). The old access was situated almost on the crest of the highway and on … Continue reading Hall Road / Capricorn Highway Access Upgrade
The Gracemere overpass was officially opened to traffic on May 24th. It was only 3 years ago that Anna Bligh and Queensland Government Ministers stood at the site and announced funding for the $50 million project. Minister for Keppel, Bruce Young, addressed the gathering and cut the commorative ribbon while Mayor Margaret Strelow provided the official … Continue reading Gracemere Overpass Open