One block of land at 563B The Entrance Rd, Erina Heights sold for $1.63 million, a whopping 80 per cent above where bidding started on the day at $900,000. MORE: Buy the best man cave in NSW Singo offloads second swanky penthouse Prime block at 563B The Entrance Road, Erina Heights.Source:Supplied The acreage is close to shops, cafes and beaches.Source:Supplied Although the auction reserve was unable to be disclosed, the sale price looks to be a record for vacant land in the area. The 1.66 hectare property with an elevated northern outlook was purchased by neighbours living directly across from the block. In a prime position in walking distance to Erina Heights Primary School, cafes and restaurants, selling agent and auctioneer Rod Amos from Ray White Terrigal said that there were seven registered bidders on the day, with only one from outside the immediate area. How to bid at auction for your dream home? How to bid at auction for your dream home? “We had massive … [Read more...] about Central Coast properties sell well above expectations at hot auctions
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Up to 20 people have been injured - some critically - after a volcano erupted off the coast of New Zealand. The eruption happened at White Island, just off New Zealand's coastline, at about 2.15pm local time on Monday. A second, slightly smaller eruption went off at 3.45pm, according to local fishermen. A rescue operation is currently underway to save people who were pictured inside the crater at 2.10pm, minutes before the explosion, on the White Island Crater Rim camera, held by GeoGet. Subsequent shots from the camera, displayed online every 10 minutes, show the blast rendered the camera inoperable. Judy Turner, the Mayor of Whakatane confirmed tourists on the island have been injured. A spokeswoman for Tourism Bay of Plenty said Volcanic Helicopters and one boat have still not been accounted for. Pictures from the island show smoke billowing into the air after the volcano exploded this afternoon A GNS camera took … [Read more...] about Up to 20 people are injured with some fighting for life after a volcano erupts off the coast of New Zealand – as horror photos show tour group INSIDE the crater moments before it blew
West Coast have won the 2018 AFL Grand Final by five points in a contest for the ages against Collingwood that went down to the very last minute. The Eagles set out to redeem their humiliating 39-point loss to Hawthorn in the 2015 Grand Final, a game that was over by half time as the rampaging Hawks won their third straight premiership. With a final score of 79 to 74, the nailbiting match that gave West Coast its fourth premiership was hailed as one of the best Grand Finals of all time, up there with the team's one-point win over Sydney in 2006. Scroll down for video West Coast have won the 2018 AFL Grand Final by five points in a contest for the ages against Collingwood that went down to the very last minute Luke Shuey, who won the Norm Smith Medal for being the best player on ground, is congratulated by Willie Rioli and Nathan Vardy as the team won its fourth premiership Scores are level at 55 points with just a quarter to go in an action-packed in the AFL Grand … [Read more...] about West Coast beats Collingwood by just five points in a thrilling Grand Final showdown in front of 100,000 fans at the MCG
AFL premiership winners the West Coast Eagles showed their class on Saturday by cleaning their own dressing room following their Grand Final win and celebrations. Luke Shuey, winner of the Norm Smith medal, was filmed holding an Esky for other players including Chris Masten, Thomas Cole, Mark LeCras, and William Rioli, as they did a sweep of the dressing room collecting bottles. At a time when players may well be forgiven for being caught up in post-match celebrations, the clip, posted to West Coast's social media, illustrates a club gracious and humble in victory following an edge-of-your-seat final. Scroll down for video AFL premiership winners the West Coast Eagles showed their class on Saturday by cleaning their own dressing room following their Grand Final win and celebrations RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Back in the hot seat: Eddie McGuire and Nathan Buckley... West Coast beats Collingwood by just five points in a... Share this article … [Read more...] about West Coast Eagles players are filmed cleaning up the dressing room following rowdy Grand Final celebrations
City planners are headed for a clash with neighborhood advocates over the question of which Central South of Market development projects will win the first round of city approvals. It’s a dispute that could lead to years of delays for millions of square feet of office projects and 9,000 housing units. On Thursday, San Francisco Planning Director John Rahaim will recommend that the Planning Commission prioritize three Central SoMa projects that are the most “shovel ready,” the ones ready to start construction soonest. In addition, he will ask the three developers to build their projects in phases, rather than all at once. That approach is diametrically opposed to the process favored by local nonprofits, who argue that the developments with the most community benefits — goodies like affordable housing, open space, artists studios and child care facilities — should be put at the head of the line. The order in which projects get city approval is significant, … [Read more...] about Should first Central SoMa developments be most ‘shovel-ready’ or most beneficial?