Morris, KTQ Win Approval for Queensland Towers

17 Jan 2023










KTQ Group and Morris Group have had a solid start to 2023 with three projects between them winning approval.

KTQ’s BatesSmart and Little Boat Projects designed luxury residential project Seren, proposed for 27-35 Garfield Terrace on the Gold Coast is now poised to begin after the city council green light the tower.

Billionaire Brian Flannery and his wife Peggy run KTQ Group. They filed plans for the 41-storey residential and adults-only hotel beachfront tower on the 2025sq m site in April 2022.

The tower has a construction cost estimate north of $20 million and will comprise 60 residential apartments and 60 short-stay accommodation rooms.

There will be 56 three-bedroom apartments, three four-bedroom apartments each taking up one floor and a five-bedroom, two-storey penthouse.

A day spa and gym will occupy the eighth floor, and a restaurant and bar will be on the first floor.

KTQ Group hs also won approval for its residential project, Masonry, at Breakfast Creek Road in Brisbane.










A render of the now-approved Masonry in Newstead.

The 3254sq m site on the corner of Breakfast Road and Skyring Terrace was bought by Flannery in 2021 for $19.25 million.

Masonry will comprise a 16-storey office tower with oversized circular bay windows on each floor, a rooftop pool, spaces for yoga and pilates, treatment rooms, an outdoor area with a fire pitm and a restaurant set in a garden conservatory with public access via a glass lift.

Gross floor area for the Bates Smart and Little Boat Projects-designed tower is 30,535 square metres.











A render of the Guida Moseley Brown Architects-designed two-tower project in Broadbeach.

Meanwhile, Morris Property Group has received planning approval for a 348-apartment project at 13 Australia Avenue, Broadbeach.

Designed by Guida Moseley Brown Architects, it will comprise a 40-storey northern tower and 27-storey southern tower with four shared basement levels for 396 car parking spaces and 145 bicycle spaces.

The shared second floor will include two pools, two indoor gyms, two outdoor yoga spaces, three barbecue areas and a residents lounge.

There will be 220 apartments in the northern tower and 128 in the southern tower.

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