Fig Tree riverfront mansion goes from one richlister to another

first_imgThe Fig Tree Pocket home that the Forresters have bought off the Slatterys.FROM one richlister to another, the exclusive Fig Tree Pocket riverfront could be in for some interesting times with the new owners of a sprawling riverfront mansion also the creators of Australia’s best development tower.Tim and Mackenzie Forrester of ARIA Property Group were the buyers behind a $6 million deal inked with fellow Queensland richlister tech millionaire Bevan Slattery, according to Department of Natural Resources records. Aria Property Group managing director, Tim Forrester, UDIA National President, Michael Corcoran and Aria Property Group design manager, Simon White at the UDIA national awards where Botanica Residences took the top gong. Picture: SuppliedMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home5 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor5 hours ago File photo of Mackenzie and Tim Forrester. Picture: Drew Fitzgibbon The view from one of the bedrooms of the Fig Tree Pocket home that the Forresters have bought.The Forresters last month saw their 20-level Botanica apartment project in South Brisbane crowned the best development in the country, landing the coveted Urban Development Institute President’s Award. Another ARIA development Austin was award best high rise development in Australia at the Asia Pacific Awards in 2015.Tim Forrester, who founded the privately held ARIA Property Group in 2003, is managing director of the firm, with his wife Mackenzie focusing on the interior design side of the equation. The waterfront holds strong allure for the Forresters, who have two other properties by the water in Queensland.The pair clearly love the water and already own an inner city riverfront property at Norman Park, bought for $3.9m in 2013, and a $1.15m beach house at Sunshine Beach.Bevan and Jodie Slattery agreed to sell the Fig Tree Pocket property for $6m in January, with the keys handed over to the Forresters two months later. The massive 9,561sq m property had been bought by the Slatterys in May 2010 for $6.3m.The Slatterys have no plans to leave the prestigious Fig Tree Pocket precinct, having held another $8.25m riverfront home since 2014.last_img read more

Albert Pujols calls return to St. Louis ‘one of the best moments’ of his career

first_img Related News Albert Pujols is grateful for the standing ovations he received from Cardinals fans throughout the Angels’ series against St. Louis at Busch Stadium.Pujols, 39, spent the first 11 years of his MLB career in St. Louis before joining Los Angeles in 2012. He was on the receiving end of cheers from the opposition this weekend throughout a series that began Friday.  Yankees trade rumors: New York will only move Clint Frazier for pitcher with ‘multiple years of control’ Mets apologize after Jason Vargas threatens, charges at reportercenter_img Cardinals fans celebrated every time the 10-time All-Star, two-time World Series champion and three-time National League MVP stepped to the plate. Fans in St. Louis chanted “ALBERT! ALBERT!” during Pujols’ at-bat in the 9th 👏 pic.twitter.com/gqw9LrOcGQ— ESPN (@espn) June 24, 2019″This is probably one of the best moments of my career,” Pujols told reporters after the game, via The Associated Press. “I’m going to put it up there with the two World Series championships.” Both Pujols’ championships were won with the Cardinals, as were his MVP awards. Still, he said he was surprised by the fans’ reactions.”I wasn’t expecting this,” Pujols said. “These fans are unbelievable. “The Angels are 39-40 and sit in fourth in the AL West. Pujols is batting .233 and has hit 13 home runs so far in his 19th MLB season.last_img read more