How to renovate a state icon

first_img38 Ridge St, Greenslopes.WANT to know how to make the best home in the country better? This property is a lesson in how to renovate a state icon.This traditional Queenslander at 38 Ridge Street Greenslopes has been renovated to incorporate modern luxuries with its classic elegance. The street-facing facade showcases yesteryear charm with decorative balustrades, single gable and an attractive colour scheme on native timber. c.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor8 hours agoThe floorplan flows naturally into the kitchen and open-plan dining and living room. The kitchen is a masterpiece of spacious benchtops, European appliances and large butler’s pantry. A separate breakfast bar provides additional storage and fridge space, along with a cosy study nook. Glass bi-fold doors connect the dining and living room with a covered deck that boasts plantation shutters and a view of leafy suburbia. Stairs link the deck to a backyard with an established garden and in-ground temperature-controlled pool. 38 Ridge St, Greenslopes.The first-floor entry has a covered veranda overlooking Brisbane’s southern suburbs and city skyline. A formal living room sits immediately inside, with major effort put into drawing out the decorative archways, VJ walls, high ceilings and original polished pine flooring. 38 Ridge St, Greenslopes.Three airconditioned bedrooms reside on the first floor including the main bedroom, which has private access to the deck, carpet, a walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite. Large windows fill the other two bedrooms with natural light, both of which also feature built-in wardrobes and share a bathroom. The central staircase, made from spotted gum and frameless glass, leads down to a third living room with bamboo flooring, kitchenette, laundry appliances and a climate-controlled 168-bottle wine cellar. 38 Ridge St, Greenslopes.Two more bedrooms with built-in wardrobes occupy the ground floor, including one with an ensuite. Outside, a tiled patio runs along the house’s width behind a stone fence and secure front gates. An established solar system and extensive undercroft storage areas ensure adequate space and an energy saving option. Agent Roger Carr of Ray White Bulimba called this an extremely flexible home with numerous living, dining and entertaining areas.Inspections are by appointment with the auction set for 111 Eagle Street, Brisbane at 10.30am on February 24.last_img read more

Fernandes, Gomes and Cadogan among opening night winners

first_imgCOMPETITION in four of the eight categories in the Toucan Industries Junior Skills level squash tournament commenced last Monday night at the Georgetown Club, and MadisonAbosaide CadoganFernandes, Kirsten Gomes, and Abosaide Cadogan were among those who ensured they picked up early wins in the tournament.The trio all played in category ‘C’, where Gomes and Cadogan managed to dispose of their competitors in straight sets wins.It was a tough first set for Cadogan, who ultimately overcame Lucas Jonas. The Caribbean junior bronze medallist barely hung on to win in the first set which she took 15-13. However, it was easy sailing afterwards as she breezed through 11-1, 11-2 in the next two sets.Gomes dealt Dominic Collins his first loss in the round-robin competition. She commanded the match from the word go and collected her win 11-6, 11-3, 11-0.But it was Fernandes who had a very difficult time, when as she tried to keep Aliyah Persaud at bay. Persaud held her off enough to dominate the first set 11-7, but Fernandes came back hitting hard to sweep the next three sets 11-8, 11-7, 11-8.Other wins of the evening were Louis Da Silva against Nathan Rahaman (11-9, 7 -11, 11-1, 11-7) in the only category ‘D’ match of the night and Shiloh Asregado over Liam Carpenter (15-13, 4-11, 12-10) in category ‘E’.In category ‘H’ Javed Saul took down Grant Fernandes 11-4, 11-9, and Joshua Verway beat Noah Rahaman 11-5, 14-12.Matches continued at the same venue last evening from 18:00hrs. (Tamica Garnett)last_img read more

Catena proposes digital growth expert Cecilia Qvist as new governance advisor

first_img GiG lauds its ‘B2B makeover’ delivering Q2 growth August 11, 2020 Catena lauds ‘record’ Q2 as casino drives performance August 19, 2020 Submit Related Articles Share Kindred marks fastest route to ‘normal trading’ as it delivers H1 growth July 24, 2020 StumbleUpon Share Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media Plc will move to expand its Board of Directors to seven active members, proposing Cecilia Qvist as its latest governance appointee.A digital strategy and multi-market growth expert, Qvist currently serves as Global Head of Markets for Spotify Music. Qvist has further held senior executive positions at Ericsson telecommunications and Swedbank.The expected appointment will see Qvist act as a corporate advisor for Catena governance and leadership, as the fast-growing enterprise targets further expansion in new markets and by strengthening its market propositions and assets.Updating investors, Catena governance will propose Qvist to the Nomination Committee at the upcoming Annual General Meeting set for 26 April 2018.Catena governance will further propose that Kathryn Moore Baker is re-elected as Chairman of Board of Directors.Kathryn Moore Baker was appointed Catena Media Chairman in June 2016, and currently leads the firm’s executive search for a new Chief Executive following the departure of Robert Andersson in October 2017.The firm’s leadership is currently being held by Optimizer Invest Partner and enterprise investor, Henrik Persson Ekdahl as acting CEO.last_img read more