A gutted inner-city apartment in this iconic high-rise is a golden opportunity

first_imgA brown door was the only ‘splash of colour’ in this stark interiorThe home was held in the same family since 1969 — the summer of love and the year Neil Armstrong stepped upon the moon.The property is being sold as part of a deceased estate, and the late owner has been only the second proprietor since it was built.Mr Croft said savvy potential buyers have already seen the lack of fitout as a plus.“Buyers like the idea that they’re not paying for someone else’s renovation,” Mr Croft said. Might need some work perhaps“The fact that this hasn’t been touched — I don’t think the apartment’s ever even been repainted inside. It’s got the original shade of green on the walls, all the original tiles and fittings and fixtures,” he said. The stove is all that remainsMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investorless than 1 hour agoThat’s right — no kitchen, no floor coverings and limited cabinetry. It’s effectively a concrete shell according to Ray White South Brisbane principal, Luke Croft.“It was in totally original condition, so all the carpet and everything was removed. The kitchen was pulled out because it was in such bad disrepair,” Mr Croft said.“It’s a great blank canvass and the building is always really sought after,” he added. Enjoy this view, but bring your hammer tooLocated in Brisbane’s original residential high rise, Torbreck, the ninth-floor, two-bedroom unit is asking for offers over $499,000.But unit 9E has offered something a little different to buyers — it’s stripped bare.center_img The sellers have stripped bare this inner-city apartment in one of Brisbane’s most recognised residential buildingsOUR city is full of interesting structures and extraordinary opportunities, and the recent listing of 9E/182 Dornoch Terrace, Highgate Hill is sure to inspire creative renovators. This is actually one of the unit’s most complete rooms!The apartment includes a living space, internal laundry and two balconies as well, and at 113sq m in total it’s more spacious than most new units.There are even views through to Border Ranges, the Brisbane River and Mt Coot-tha.Follow Kieran Clair on Twitter at @kieranclairlast_img read more

Arizona assistant’s suspension linked to Shareef O’Neal’s transcripts, report says

first_imgMark Phelps is no longer with the Wildcats.Arizona released a statement Wednesday announcing it has “initiated the process” to terminate the men’s basketball assistant coach after suspending him indefinitely. O’Neal initially committed to Arizona in 2017, though he later signed with UCLA and sat out this season due to a heart condition.Arizona stated that Phelps’ ban is “not related to the federal criminal proceedings in New York or the NCAA’s review of the facts underlying the allegations of unlawful conduct.”Phelps’ attorney, Donald Maurice Jackson, said his client was suspended because of an alleged NCAA rules violation. NC State mistakes NBA Hall of Famer David Thompson for other Wolfpack alum Related News “The University of Arizona is committed to the highest standards of integrity and ethical conduct and our commitment to those principles is unwavering,” Arizona athletic director Dave Heeke said in a statement, via ESPN . “The decision to remove Coach Phelps immediately is a direct result of that commitment. We strive to compete within the rules of the NCAA and the Pac-12 Conference, and we will continue to cooperate fully with the NCAA. Coach [Sean] Miller fully supports this decision, which we agree is in the best interests of our men’s basketball program and the University.”Accoding to ESPN, which cited unidentified sources, the particular violation involved former Arizona recruit Shareef O’Neal’s academic transcripts.  Stadium’s Jeff Goodman reports  a fraudulent online course was the focus, adding the school is “building its case in potentially make a move with head coach Sean Miller as NCAA begins its investigation.”last_img read more