Brookwater, Qld

 

Market Overview

 

Brookwater is located 30km south-west of Brisbane’s Central Business District (CBD). Its local government area is the City of Ipswich. Brookwater is a premium golf community including a Greg Norman designed championship golf course. The suburb is part of part of the Greater Springfield Development.

 

 

People

Brookwater is a master-planned residential golf community with a large number of households of families with children.

 

Lifestyle

Brookwater’s population is drawn to the suburb’s golf course, unique water features and the adjoining Springfield Town Centre. There are also several schools in the local area.

 

Homes

Large number of separate houses which overlook the golf greens.

Demand & Demographics

 

Population

The nature and size of the local population, both now and in the future, is a key driver of property demand. Better understanding the local population can assist property buyers to make better decisions.

People



  • Total Population

    1,466

  • Female

    743

  • Male

    723

  • Median Age

    34

Family Composition



  • Families

    423

  • Children per family

    1.9

Occupation



  • Total Employed

    780

  • Top Occupation

    Managers

  • Top Occupation % Share

    22.3%

Income $/week



  • Personal

    $1,030

  • Family

    $2,670

  • Household

    $2,744

 

Family composition



  • Couple without Children

    133

  • Couple with Children

    261

  • One Parent Family

    29

Age



  • Top age group

    40-44

  • Top age number

    170

  • Top age group % share

    11.6%

Industry of employment



  • Top Industry

    School education

  • Total Workers (in top industry)

    39

  • Share of Employment

    4.7%

Supply & Dwellings

 

Building approvals - New Houses



  • Total Number

    254

  • Value ('000)

    $68,901

  • % Share

    86%

* These statistics are financial year to date

Building approvals - Other



  • Total Number

    40

  • Value ('000)

    $6,367

  • % Share

    14%

* These statistics are financial year to date

Dwelling Type (number)



  • Detached houses

    389

  • Semi-detached houses

    42

  • Flats, units or apartments

    0

Dwelling tenure (number)



  • Owned outright

    53

  • Owned with a mortgage

    262

  • Rented

    108

Sales Market

 

Prices


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    Median Rent per week

  • 5.40%

    Gross Rental Yield

 

Rental Market

 

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Rental Growth and Yield

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Change in Rental Rate (1 Year)
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Infrastructure, Jobs & Planning

 

Location & Convenience


Distance to

 

South East Queensland Regional Plan 2009-2031

The South East Queensland Regional Plan 2009-2031 is designed to guide regional growth and development in South East Queensland.

 

The South East Queensland Infrastructure Plan and Program 2010–2031

This document is produced by the Queensland Department of Infrastructure and Planning and outlines estimated infrastructure investment across South East Queensland to 2031.

 

 

Roads & Public transport

 

 

Bus

Route 526 - Augusta Parkway Bus Interchange

 

Tram

 

Train

Springfield Line: Springfield to Bowen Hills
Express Link connecting Ripley and Ipswich (proposed)
Urban Link connecting Springfield to Darra (proposed)

 

Roads

Easy access to A5 Centenary Highway, M2 Ipswich Motorway and M2 Logan Motorway.

Victorian data sourced from Public Transport Victoria (PTV) and VicRoads
Queensland data sourced from Queensland Government and TransLink

 

Employment Centres

 

The suburb of Brookwater is located 30km south-west of the Brisbane CBD. Brookwater is within the Greater Springfield region and within close proximity to the Springfield CBD. The CBD is a significant employment precinct serving the Greater Springfield and surrounding regions. It comprises a mix of uses including the Orion Shopping Centre, medical precinct, Education City precinct and an office precinct.

In addition, a $210 million expansion of the Orion Shopping Centre is planned and a $78 million development of the Queensland Head Office for GE Australia, which is expected to house up to 1200 employees upon completion.

Activity Centres:
Greater Springfield
Ipswich CBD
Brisbane CBD

Education:
Several education providers are in the region, including University of Southern Queensland and TAFE Queensland South West.

Health, Medical and Wellbeing:
Mater Private Hospital Springfield, Ipswich Hospital, St Andrew's Private Hospital and many specialist medical services.

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2011.