This Suburb Profile Logan Central will explain the new Infrastructure and projects happening in the suburb which make it a good opportunity for both investors and owner occupiers. As always, if you don’t feel like reading the whole article, we have included a video for you to watch below:
Logan Central is a suburb of Logan that is undergoing significant infrastructure projects and expansion. The suburb is approximately 25 minutes from Brisbane CBD, 40 Minutes to the Ipswich CBD, 30 Minutes to Redland Bay, and 45 minutes to Surfers Paradise.
Logan Central has benefited from several recent Logan City Council infrastructure projects, including:
The Logan Central Civic and Community Precinct Plan, which was endorsed by the Council in 2021, provided a long-term vision for the upgrade of Logan Central. The new precinct aims to be like a ‘central park’ for the Logan Central area. Next Council will develop an action plan to deliver the various projects that will form part of the plan.
The Precinct Plan covers close to 40 hectares of Logan Central. It includes the Council Administration Centre, Logan Art Gallery, Logan Central Community Centre, Logan Gardens, Logan Brothers Leagues Club, the Logan entertainment area, state agency buildings, and facilities for the Queensland Police and the Department of Main Roads. The plan from the Logan City Council is to develop a safe and healthy community and contributing to the development of a robust local economy through investment stimulus and attraction.
The Logan City Council recently put together several small projects that aim to stimulate the local economy and enhance the standing of Logan Central. Council views Logan Central as a significant city centre as it incorporates the Council Chambers and Offices, the Logan Entertainment Centre, major retail centres and a richly diverse community.
Logan Central Projects – Suburb Profile Logan Central
Some of the important projects identified for Logan Central include:
- A shared pathway and promenade from Wembley Rd to Logan Gardens, connecting to the upcoming water park, incorporating gathering spaces, street furniture, lighting and public art
- Free Wi-Fi to Logan Gardens
- A Streetscape Masterplan for the Croydon Road Precinct, including Croydon Road and its laneways, Station Road, Railway Parade and Blackwood Road and delivery of streetscape upgrades
- Place Branding, Centre Activation and Building Improvement Strategies aimed to improve place identity, improving a night-time economy and encouraging landowners and businesses to invest in upgrades to shop fronts.
Logan Central Industrial Projects – Suburb Profile Logan Central
Wembley Business Park, completed in 2016, is located on the corner of Wembley and Bardon Roads. The site covers 19 hectares and has areas ranging from 4,000 to 40,000 square metres. The site has an ideal location with easy access to the Logan Motorway and has leased to large companies, including DHL, JB Hifi and Windoware. Future stages are under construction and will come to market soon.
There are several other significant industrial developments located along Wembley Road with prominent national and International tenancies. With new industrial estates currently being developed, more employment will be created within the Logan Central area.
Logan Central also has easy access to other large industrial sites such as the new 1.5billion dollar Crestmead Logistics Estate project and the industrial estates at Magnesium Drive in Crestmead.
Logan Motorway Upgrades
Recent upgrades to the Logan Motorway have made the entry and exit points at Berrinba industrial area much less congested and allowed more efficient connections onto Wembley Road.
Logan City Council is transforming the Kingston Butter Factory Precinct into world-class art, culture and entertainment precinct.
The Kingston Butter Factory
The Kingston Butter Factory building is redeveloped as a performing arts and cultural heritage hub, including a living museum.
Outside, the spacious 14-hectare grounds are being developed into the city’s largest purpose-built Outdoor Events Space, with a capacity for 5,000 patrons to see national and international acts and host significant festivals, markets and community events.
Logan Central has many existing amenities, including schooling, medical, Government services and shopping.
The Logan Central Plaza, located on Wembley Road, is the suburbs large central shopping centre and offers more than 53 stores, including cinemas and restaurants.
Logan Central Services and Amenities
Logan Central is home to the Logan Entertainment Centre. Located on Wembley Road, the centre is Logan City’s premier entertainment venue and hosts various concerts and exhibitions.
Logan Central is well serviced for transport with Translink busses offering numerous services. Residents can choose from either Kingston Station or The Woodridge Train Station as both are located close to the suburb and offers trains North to Brisbane and South to the Gold Coast.
The Logan Central Implementation Plan was approved on the 26th of February 2019 and guided the planning and delivery of priority projects and programs in the Logan Central area. The plan adds to the Logan Central Master Plan’s overall aims and includes the outcomes of the Logan Central Summit that was held in 2018.
Logan Central benefits from its central location and proximity to other major centres in and around the Logan area. With the new Council plans to transform the area, combined with the gentrification starting to happen across the suburb, Logan Central will be an interesting place to watch over the next few years.
There are some higher density areas around key amenities in the suburb, which is starting to see the development of new residential projects such as apartments and townhouses.
Logan Central’s relative affordability, combined with the existing and emerging infrastructure and amenities, will see it as a popular place for first home buyers, young families and investors. As Logan Central is part of the Logan City Council both Dual Occupancy Auxiliary Properties and Duplex properties are able to be developed, subject to Council Approval.
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