The change of season has not affected property hunters wishing to live in Wishart, with the suburb experiencing the most growth in interest over the past year.
While Wishart was the top performing Queensland suburb – moving up 14 spots since last year – popular Holland Park topped the list for the fifth quarter in a row, highlighting buyers’ continued interest in south east areas.
James Bell, Director at Brad Bell Real Estate says the increasing interest in Wishart over the past year is partly due to the recent expansion and renovation of the Westfield Garden City shopping complex.
“The area has certainly benefited from this major shopping centre, in addition to the transport improvements into the city and freeway access. The Busway provides easy access to the city meaning that you can be right in the heart of Brisbane in 12 to 15 minutes,” Bell says.
He says a high number of buyers are attracted to the suburb’s excellent schools, including Mansfield State High School. Along with the interest from families, Bell says all types of buyers are searching in this area because of expected future growth.
“There has also been keen interest in the Mt. Gravatt Urban Corridor Plan and because Wishart is a neighbouring suburb, it has benefited from the perceived growth to hit over the next few years.”