South City Fringe
(West End, South Brisbane, East Brisbane, Woolloongabba, Coorparoo, Greenslopes, Annerley)
Brisbane’s City Fringe South area includes the continually evolving Southbank precinct, offering quality new office and residential accommodation.
The trendy West End offers bars and restaurants plus plenty of commercial and industrial options, while East Brisbane is home to the world famous Gabba (Brisbane Cricket Ground).
- Close proximity to Brisbane’s CBD
- New Go Between Bridge (West End to Milton) facilitates easy access to northern suburbs
- High density residential in all suburbs
- Excellent public transport
West End - About 3km from Brisbane’s CBD (walking distance). A diverse and interesting suburb, eclectic vibe. Major attractions are café/restaurant scene, shopping on Boundary Street. Known for high concentration of ethnic and organic grocery stores. West End has an industrial backbone. Served by bus and CityCat ferry service.
South Brisbane - Inner city suburb on the Brisbane River’s southern bank. Connected to CBD by three bridges. Earmarked as an urban renewal area. Will be home to one of Brisbane’s largest transit oriented developments, South Point. To include residential, commercial, retail, and a hotel. Completion date yet to be finalised. South Brisbane also features South Bank Parklands, with top restaurants/cafes and landmarks such as Queensland Conservatorium, Wheel of Brisbane, Nepal Peace Pagoda, Streets Beach, and the Grand Arbour. About 11,000,000 people visit each year. South Brisbane also home to Mater Hospital, State Library, Queensland College of TAFE and Hospitality. A central hub for arts, with Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Maritime Museum, Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, and Queensland Museum. Several major corporations have established offices in new buildings along Grey Street and Melbourne Street. Excellent public transport, with two rail stations, regular bus routes and CityCat and ferry services at three locations along South Bank and the River Plaza.
East Brisbane - An inner suburb about 3km east of the CBD. Small industrial warehouses dominate suburb’s western side. Public transport predominantly provided by bus and CityCat services, from Mowbray Park.
Woolloongabba – Less than 3km south of the CBD. Mainly comprises commercial, retail and restaurants. Home of The Gabba, or Brisbane Cricket Ground. One of several inner-city areas benefitting from an urban renewal initiative. The 20-year plan encourages the delivery of a mixed use community including residential, commercial, retail and entertainment activities. Woolloongabba is close to two of Brisbane's major hospitals, the Princess Alexandra and the Mater. The suburb has a dedicated stop on the South East Busway. The closest train stations are at Dutton Park, Buranda and South Brisbane.
Coorparoo – About 4km from the CBD. Part of Coorparoo is designated semi-industrial and commercial. Good shopping district on Old Cleveland Road including a refurbished Coles supermarket, small businesses, banks and retail outlets. Easy access to the city along either the Southeast Freeway or the Story Bridge. Well served by buses, with the train station just few stops from the CBD.
Greenslopes – About 6km from the CBD. Home to Stones Corner, one of Brisbane’s most popular shopping precincts specialising in factory outlet fashion. Stones Corner is a Greenslopes locality (formerly a separately designated suburb) known for its assortment of ethnic communities, ethnic retail food outlets and several sidewalk restaurants and cafés — Italian, Indian, Turkish and others — located on Logan Road. Other landmarks include Greenslopes Private Hospital and the Australian Institute of Applied Sciences AIAS College of Natural Medicine. Excellent access to major roads, including South East Freeway.
Annerley – About 6km from the CBD. A popular suburb with a mix of character housing, modern townhouses and businesses. Secondhand and antique stores at the main shopping precinct along Ipswich Road. Annerley’s close proximity to the Princess Alexandra hospital in Woolloongabba makes it attractive to medical professionals. Several commercial developments around the hospital precinct related to the medical industry. The major road is Ipswich Road, one of Brisbane's main southerly traffic arteries. Close to public transport.