The Townsville suburbs popular with Generation Y

first_imgA street sign in Douglas.DOUGLAS, Bohle Plains, Mount Low, Deeragun and Idalia top the list of suburbs Gen Y residents like to call home in Townsville.According to Core Logic data the average age of residents is 30 or below for the five suburbs with the 20 to 29 age bracket having the largest percentage of residents.Ray White Douglas agent Nicole Plozza who specialises in the Douglas area was not surprised the suburb was so popular with young people as the university was nearby.“You get university students, nurses and army people as well,” Ms Plozza said.“You also get people where Mum and Dad have bought in Douglas then the kids end up buying there eventually, too.“You’ve got lots of walkways, beautiful ponds with turtles and everything and it is so well maintained, so it’s a place where a lot of people want to live.”Bohle Plains has surged in popularity following the Kalynda Chase estate which was started by Urbex and has continued to expand.In Douglas the average age is 24, followed by Bohle Plains at 27, Mount Low at 28 and Deeragun and Idalia both at 30.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020In Douglas more than one in three residents are aged between 20 and 29 and 61 per cent are under 30,Urbex general manager Peter Sherrie said Kalynda Chase offered affordability for young families.“Kalynda Chase is seeing a lot of interest from young couples who are looking for an affordable first house,” he said.“The local amenities within the estate certainly add value. The convenience of having facilities such as the tennis courts … a grocery store and restaurant, is very attractive to first home buyers.“Young couples want everything in one place and Kalynda Chase offers an affordable yet active lifestyle that first home buyers want.” Ray White Townsville agent Julie Munro said Mount Low had become popular with young families.“Mount Low is largely non-Townsvillians,” she said.“It’s people transferring here for work and professional people coming here that are migrating from smaller North Queensland communities.“They are happy to live out there and it’s absolutely swarming with young families and children.”last_img read more

D-League: CEU clinches playoff seat

first_imgPhivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trump honors World Series champion Houston Astros Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Orlan Wamar and Rod Ebondo grabbed crucial rebounds in the final minute before Keanu Caballero swiped the ball off Edgar Charcos to deny the upset.“Credit to my players because even though we had a lot of lapses, they focused on defense in the end game,” said coach Yong Garcia.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkRich Guinitaran sizzled with 27 points, including 18 in the second quarter to help CEU take control of the game at halftime, 49-39, on 11-of-15 shooting from the field.Ebondo added 22 markers and 12 rebounds, while Joseph Manlangit had nine of his 16 points in the payoff period, while also hauling down seven boards. PERPETUAL 85 — Eze 23, Charcos 22, Aurin 14, Villanueva 9, Pido 5, Coronel 4, Mangalino 4, Peralta 4, Pascia 0, Tamayo 0.Quarters: 23-19, 49-39, 72-60, 90-85.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ PBA IMAGESCentro Escolar University lost hold of a 16-point lead, but recovered just in time to slip past Perpetual, 90-85, and secure the first playoff spot in the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup Tuesday at JCSGO Gym in Cubao.The Scorpions came up big in the end game after the Altas gobbled up what was once an 16-point lead with 7:47 remaining and brought it down to 85-83 lead with 1:52 left courtesy of a 21-3 run. ADVERTISEMENT The Scorpions continued to rampage through the competition with their fourth straight win to stay on top of the standings at 7-1.Perpetual, meanwhile, fell to its third consecutive defeat for a 2-5 card. Prince Eze led the Altas with 23 points, 17 rebounds, and four blocks, while Charcos fired 13 of his 22 markers in the fourth quarter uprising, as he also collected nine assists and five boards.The Scores:CEU 90 — Guinitaran 27, Ebondo 22, Manlangit 16, Fuentes 6, Aquino 5, Wamar 5, Cruz 4, Arim 3, Caballero 2, Opiso 0, Uri 0, Veron 0.ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City View commentslast_img read more