New walkway provides safer and shorter route for community

Capestone residents now have a direct link to the Mango Hill East train station from the southern side of the community. The new walkway will help better connect residents to public transport services, as well as provide a safer and shorter route for school students. The new pathway and landscaped gardens run from the station to Ellison Parade where there is a drop-off zone and car parking available.

“It is excellent that we have the connecting walkway available to use,” St Benedict’s Catholic Primary School principal Patrick Davis said.

St Benedict’s is looking into creating a ‘walking school bus’ initiative. The walking school bus will involve students being escorted in groups by school staff through the station to school.

For more information read the latest article in page 5 of the North Lakes Times here.

 

Phil Johnston, Senior Sales Consultant at the new walkway.

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Read the first edition of the Capestone Today newsletter!

2018 is proving to be a very exciting year at Capestone! There will be the commencement of a range of new leisure, lifestyle and retail amenities. The highly anticipated Kidz Magic Childcare Centre will also come to life, accommodating over 100 children.

Read through our latest edition of Capestone Today, to keep up to date on all the exciting things 2018 has in store for the community. It’s a big year ahead and we look forward to you being apart of it!

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Capestone community celebrates Easter!

Capestone residents spent a wonderful morning with the Easter Bunny on March 25th to celebrate the hopping good season! Set at the future Lakeside Park, residents enjoyed a lovely Sunday morning with their neighbours. Equipped with a petting zoo, jumping castle, fairy floss, pop corn and snow cones, the kids of Capestone had a wonderful morning. Mums and Dads were kepy busy too, with a delicious coffee van and snacks.

Attendees hopped, skipped and jumped the day away with the friendly Easer bunny and enjoyed meeting all the furry friends at the petting zoo.

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Addition of new amenities set to enhance thriving Capestone community

The commencement of Capestone’s $20 million shopping plaza isn’t far away, and when complete, will boast 15 exciting new stores. The shopping plaza has been developed by RR Morris Group, with construction to commence later this year, and is anticipated to take just over 12 months to complete. The shopping plaza will include an IGA and is a significant addition to range of amenities provided at Capestone. Capestone offers residents convenience and easy living right at their doorstep with a child care centre soon to be delivered, as well as schools, parklands and an outdoor gym.

One of the highly anticipated additions to the Capestone community is the ‘Kidz Magic’ child care centre, providing residents with high quality, full service child care just minutes from home. Works on the child care centre are anticipated to commence in April and will utilise a unique plaza and verandah design. This responds to the sub-tropical climate, and encourages children to spend more time outdoors in an environment which is useable almost all year round. The centre will accommodate 130 children from three months up to school age and will include a veggie patch, sandpits, a bike path, and natural play and discovery spaces.

The delivery of the shopping plaza and child care centre are of great added value to the thriving Capestone community. These amenities will activate Capestone’s urban hub, providing a convenient and central place for friends to meet up for a coffee, or grab their groceries.

Artist impression of Capestone Plaza, located on the corner of Napier Avenue and Capestone Boulevard.

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Urbex donates shade sail to Capestone residents

Earlier today, Urbex was joined by Councillor Julie Greer to officially open the newly refreshed park on the corner of Capestone Boulevard and Stodart Terrace in Capestone. The park has now become a shady haven, with the install of a shade sail donated by Urbex. Coming into the warmer summer months this will provide much needed sun protection to the already very popular playground.

The shade sail comes after residents requested for a shaded area to be built over the play equipment. Urbex’s project director, Todd Zuideveld and Councillor Julie Greer worked tirelessly to make the shade sail a reality for over a year.

Todd Zuideveld says the installation of the shade sail provides Capestone residents with a relaxed space where family and friends can connect.

“We wanted to create a space where family and friends could enjoy during the warmer months. The installation of this shade sail allows people to enjoy the outdoors and come together,” Mr Zuidveveld said.

“It is really important to us and our residents that we can offer them an active lifestyle, and we at Urbex work tirelessly to ensure our residents happy with every aspect of the development,” Mr Zuidveveld said.

Urbex and JMac Constructions worked collaboratively, with Wayne Thompson, JMac Construction Manager who played an integral part in facilitating the design and installation of the shade sail.

“It is great to see residents happy with the installation of the shade sail. It was a pleasure to work on something that really gives back the community,” Mr Thompson said.

Urbex is proud to collaborate with the Moreton Bay Regional Council, and continues to deliver outstanding amenities and facilities for the Capestone community.

With contemporary designer homes surrounded by wide streetscapes, spacious shaded landscapes, cooling bay breezes, a future central lake, new train station and a vibrant town and business centre, Capestone promises to offer residents and active and healthy lifestyle.

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Award winning outdoor fitness facilities

Keeping fit and healthy at Capestone is easy, with a diverse range of open space, pathways and our innovative fitness park providing the perfect spots to get active.

KOMPAN, equipment supplier for the fitness park was last week awarded Australia’s highest design honour for their outdoor fitness range at the 2017 Good Design Australia Awards.

The award winning fitness park, on the corner of Swanson Street and Parkway Terrace, was also recently featured on Channel Ten’s Australia by Design program. Check out the clip here.

The park consists of a dozen purpose-designed exercise stations, including roman rings, dip bars, pull-up bars, jump boxes, sit-up benches and bikes. As well as this, the equipment is supported by an app for simple instruction and guidance, training programs, challenges, videos and nutritional advice.

Capestone is proving a popular choice for those seeking a well-balanced lakeside lifestyle, conveniently designed to encourage local residents and visitors of all ages to get outdoors and active.

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The first apartment block in the Capestone development at Mango Hill is weeks away from being finished with the first display apartment about to be opened.

The three-storey project is on the corner of Capestone Blvd and Napier Ave and will be called The Georgia.

Developed by the MT Property Group, the project consists of 17 two-and three-bedroom apartments and will be across the road from the future retail complex and childcare centre.

MT Property Group bought three sites at Capestone from developers Urbex and will build on them under guidance from Urbex.

Work on the second project will begin when The Georgia is completed next month. Its construction began in January.

MT Property Group ­director Michael Tsingolis said 11 apartments had ­already been sold.

“The people coming are those downsizing, travellers who can lock up and go away, some first-home buyers and, of course, savvy investors who see the continuing growth in the Capestone and North Lakes areas,” Mr Tsingolis said.

“With the shops and station being so close, people don’t need to have a car if they don’t want to.”

The Georgia is within walking distance to the Mango Hill East train ­station and some upper floors will have views over the proposed 13ha lake being built as a feature of the development. “It can’t be built out,” Mr Tsingolis added.

MT Property Group ­general manager Brad ­Fuller said the apartments had quality fit-outs with prices starting at $398,000.

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Urbex and Plantation Homes show new terrace project to Moreton Bay Regional Council

Around 20 representatives from Moreton Bay Regional Council were treated to a special viewing of Plantation Home’s new terrace development at Urbex’s master planned community Capestone, Mango Hill.

John Atkinson, Development Manager of Capestone said the development was a first for the region and is a result of ongoing collaborations between Urbex, Plantation Homes and Council.

“Terraced housing of this kind is new to the Moreton Bay region and Plantation Home’s modern take on the terrace means each house has its own title without the cost and hassle of a body corporate.

“At the time we started work on the project, Council’s planning scheme did not contemplate terrace housing, so to a certain extent this was breaking new ground for all involved.

“These terraces really hit the mark and meet council’s planning goals whilst still being attractive and providing residents with everything they want and need with Council representatives agreeing.

Brad Collins, Sales and Marketing Manager for Plantation Homes, said that the terraces are extremely spacious inside boasting 4 bedrooms and up to 2.5 bathrooms with a high spec inclusion level that buyers have come to expect.

“We worked hard to make these terraces a full-size family home and have ensured that what you see is what you get.

“We have included buyers’ non-negotiables like stylish street appeal, lock-up garage, an outdoor area and spacious living areas with natural light.

“It’s been an exciting project to work on as Moreton Bay Regional Council haven’t done real terraces like this before and we all worked with council and planners to make this happen.

“Part of today is about showing the whole team what we’ve been able to achieve and to showcase the end results so everyone can see how all the work has come up.

John Atkinson, Development Manager of Capestone added that both economic and social factors were the major drivers of introducing terrace housing within Capestone.

“Economic factors included affordability and social factors included a strong desire to live in an environmentally sustainable lifestyle, or “a community”.

“Residents in the terraces will be able to enjoy the new railway station, a future picturesque lake, lots of shops and a new school,” he said.

“Urbex has been working on the Capestone community since 2004 and we have about 1,000 lots on ground now with around 1,000 to go.

“Uptake has been strong for land within this development so if people are interested in the Plantation Homes Terraces, or any part of the Capestone community, I suggest they get in quick.”

For Plantation Terrace housing enquiries call Luis Camargo on 0411 259 940 http://www.plantationhomes.com.au/, or for general land enquiries call 1300 769 607 or visit http://www.capestone.com.au and register your interest.

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Sales begin on affordable turnkey house and land packages at Capestone

Leading Queensland builders continue to cement their presence in Brisbane’s northern corridor
by creating affordable quality homes within the Urban hub of the $300 million Urbex Capestone
community located in Mango Hill.

The builders are keen to supply the demand for affordable housing solutions in the heart of the
master planned community.

Wayne Rex, General Manager of Urbex said 2016 will be a significant year for the Capestone
community.

“Capestone is one of our best-performing developments nationally, quite simply it’s a magnet for
savvy buyers who know what they’re looking for and demand value.

“Everything about Capestone is designed to offer a variety of consumers affordable lakeside
living and later this year we will see stage one of the lake delivered.

“Throughout 2016 our residents will enjoy the creation of the Urban hub of Capestone; that
includes the first stage of the lake being delivered, the commencement of construction of a
multilevel shopping centre and the much-anticipated opening of the Mango Hill rail link.

“The price-point will provide buyers access to maintenance-free small-lot affordable housing
solutions without the common issues associated with body corporate management.

“We’re talking about quality, well positioned turnkey three and four bedroom home and land
packages ranging from $430,000 to $460,000 which is very attractive in today’s market.

“The fact that buyers don’t have to commit to a body corporate makes the packages even more
attractive.

“Even in this tougher climate, developments like our master planned Capestone community will
continue to thrive because they’re meeting a real and present needs of our customers.”

Located at Mango Hill, in Brisbane’s north, Capestone is close to local shops, parks, schools
and the future central lake. It’s a short drive to the Bruce Highway with the Sunshine Coast less
than an hour away, and minutes to Moreton Bay and the beaches of Scarborough and Redcliffe
Peninsular.

Shane O’Brien, Director of Vantage Homes said it was important for the companies to maintain
and expand their presence within the sought-after Capestone community.

“We will start building three and four bedroom home and land packages immediately that will suit
a variety of market segments who are driven by affordability and the convenience of low
maintenance living.”

Capestone features a 17 home display village by some of Queensland’s top builders.

For all land sales call 1300 769 607 or by visit http://www.capestone.com.au and register your
interest.

For more information, or to interview Wayne Rex or set up a photo opportunity, please contact
Jane Hammond on 0400 993 090.

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NBN for Capestone within a year

Homes and businesses in Mango Hill and North Lakes are a step closer to getting the National Broadband Network, with build to commence on the network by June 2016.Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP and Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull highlighted the news today, during a visit to Capestone, the master planned community development at Mango Hill.

“This is the certainty local households and businesses have been waiting for,” Mr Howarth said.

“I am pleased that after months of discussion and phone calls to Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull, I can say for sure that superfast broadband is a step closer for locals.”

NBN Co’s national rollout plan to June 2016 includes 1,530 households in Mango Hill and North Lakes.

Currently selling Stage 6, Capestone is a development with NBN-ready telecommunications infrastructure.

Luke Howarth MP said this means people moving into Capestone will be able to connect to the NBN straight away, and surrounding suburbs will be able to tap into this existing infrastructure.

“It’s great to see developers like Urbex working with the Australian Government to ensure that not only their community has super-fast broadband, but that residents in surrounding suburbs will benefit also.

“I have been knocking on Minister Turnbull’s door for months now, calling for NBN in North Lakes and Mango Hill, and I am thrilled that the ball is rolling. This is the certainty local households and businesses have been waiting for.”

BMD Group Board Chairman and Managing Director Mick Power said residents of the Capestone development “will certainly enjoy the benefits of the faster broadband speeds delivered by the NBN network”.

“It will connect our community like never before.”

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the NBN is delivering in greenfields estates with more certainty and reliability.

“Since the election, we have increased the number of premises served by the NBN in greenfields from 54,000 to 160,000 and the NBN has reduced the waiting list for connections from more than 3,000 lots to less than 1,000.”

NBN Co provides monthly updates on its website showing areas that have reached build preparation, build commencement and that are ready for service.

Residents can check their suburb at www.nbnco.com.au/rolloutplan

 

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