While no one could have ever been prepared to say goodbye, the Allman Brothers Band officially closed their doors in October of 2014. It was difficult for everyone, including the members of the band, to call it the “end.” While virtually every member of the band is still touring in some capacity, the seven members have yet to share the same stage since.At the 2015 Peach Music Festival, Butch Trucks & Friends were billed to play. He put together several members of the Allmans and some other all-star musicians who had relationships with the band for one mind-blowing set, that had everyone walking away in pure disbelief. The energy on that stage was unlike anything the ABB had experienced in years, and according to Butch, it felt much like the earlier days of the NOLA Warehouse back when Duane Allman was alive.Now officially called Les Brers, original drummers Butch and Jaimoe are fully committed to bringing their energetically-charged band on the road, after their successful return to the Peach and headlining slot at Wanee Music Festival. The band is complete with ABB’s latest rhythm section, including bassist Oteil Burbridge and percussionist Marc Quinones. Before them, stand guitar master Jack Pearson, who played with the Allmans from 1997-99, his guitar mate Pat Bergeson, along with longtime collaborator Bruce Katz on keys, and Lamar Williams, Jr., son of bassist Lamar Williams who played with ABB from 1972-76, belting the vocals. The show is a complete force that you wouldn’t believe unless you saw it for yourself.With the first leg of their tour almost over, it’s worth looking back on some spectacular moments shared by these eight members. Between the Allman Brothers originals and some traditionally-covered classics, the ABB blood runs thick. Thanks to these dedicated fans, we can relive some of the glory:Mountain Jam @ House of Blues Boston 9/9/16, via YouTube user suseaBlue Sky @ House of Blues Boston 9/9/16, via YouTube user suseaPlease Call Home @ House of Blues Boston 9/9/16, via YouTube user suseaHold What You Got @ House of Blues Boston 9/9/16, via YouTube user suseaDimples @ House of Blues Boston 9/9/16, via YouTube user suseaJust An Expression @ House of Blues Boston 9/9/16, via YouTube user suseaI Can Fix It @ House of Blues Boston 9/9/16, via YouTube user suseaWhipping Post @ Hampton Beach Casino 9/8/16 via YouTube User Paul DesnoyersAin’t Wastin’ Time No More @ Hampton Beach Casino 9/8/16 via YouTube User Paul DesnoyersJessica @ The Ridgefield Playhouse 9/7/16 via YouTube user DiablagatoTonight, Les Brers will bring their September run to a close at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland, Vermont. They’ll return to the road in October for five dates. You can also catch bassist Oteil Burbridge performing at the upcoming Brooklyn Comes Alive festival, as part of All Brothers Band and the Earth Wind & Power tribute set. More information can be found here.Les Brers 2016 Tour:10 SEP PARAMOUNT THEATRE, RUTLAND, VT12 OCT BROOKLYN BOWL, BROOKLYN, NY13 OCT WELLMONT THEATRE, MONTCLAIR, NJ14 OCT FILLMORE PHILADELPHIA15 OCT CHAMELEON CLUB, LANCASTER, PA16 OCT NYCB THEATRE AT WESTBURY, WESTBURY, NY[photos via @maudcabot]
A combination of two drugs may alleviate radiation sickness in people who have been exposed to high levels of radiation, even when the therapy is given a day after the exposure occurred, according to a study led by scientists from Harvard-affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and Children’s Hospital Boston.Mouse studies of other potential therapies suggest they would be effective in humans only if administered within a few minutes or hours of radiation exposure, making them impractical for use in response to events involving mass casualties. In contrast, the larger time window for administering the two-drug regimen raises the prospect that it could become a mainstay of the response to public health threats such as a nuclear power plant accident or nuclear terror attack.In a paper published online by the journal Science Translational Medicine, the scientists report the beneficial effects, in mice, of a combination of a fluoroquinolone antibiotic (similar to the commonly used human antibiotic ciprofloxacin, or “Cipro”) and a synthetic version of the natural human infection-fighting protein BPI. Mice that received the combination a day after being exposed to high doses of radiation fared far better than mice that received neither or only one of the agents. Whereas radiation exposures of that magnitude almost always prove fatal within a month, 80 percent of the mice that received the two agents were alive and apparently healthy a month into the study.The study’s lead author is Eva Guinan of Dana-Farber, and the senior author is Ofer Levy of Children’s Hospital Boston. Guinan is an associate professor of radiation oncology and Levy is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.The investigators also found that the ability to generate new blood cells — which can shut down in the aftermath of radiation exposure — rebounded much more quickly and vigorously in the mice treated with fluoroquinolone and rBPI21 (the synthetic version of BPI), potentially contributing to their return to health.“Both fluoroquinolone antibiotics and rBPI21 have been shown to be quite safe in humans,” said Levy. “Their combined effectiveness in our study involving mice is an indication that they may be equally beneficial in people.”The research potentially represents a major step in the United States government’s efforts to build a stockpile of therapies to counter radiological dangers.“There is great interest in creating systems for dealing with the short- and long-term health risks of a significant release of radiation, whether from an accident at a nuclear power plant, an act of terrorism, or even a small-scale incident in which a CT machine malfunctions,” said Guinan. “Developing useful agents has proven difficult. Most existing drugs aren’t effective enough and must be given within a very short time frame to provide any benefit. The recent disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan illustrates the need for agents that can be deployed rapidly to treat large populations.”Radiation sickness, also known as acute radiation syndrome, varies with the amount of radiation an individual receives. The first signs of the disease usually are nausea and vomiting, which can be followed by fever, dizziness, weakness, bloody vomit and stools, difficulty breathing, and infection. The body’s blood-making tissue, nervous system, digestive tract, lungs, and cardiovascular system all can be affected. At very high doses, radiation is usually fatal.Within the body, the effects of heavy radiation may include leakage of bacteria and the toxins they produce into the bloodstream from the digestive tract or through broken skin. Radiation effects play havoc with the function of the heart and lungs, disrupt the process of blood coagulation, and inflame tissue throughout the body.When bacteria or certain toxins enter the blood under normal conditions, the body’s immune system responds by dispatching neutrophils — white blood cells — to destroy the intruders. The neutrophils release a payload of BPI (bactericidal/permeability-increasing protein), which sticks tightly to molecules called endotoxins on the surface of the bacteria. The binding not only helps BPI kill the bacteria but also blocks inflammation caused by live or dead bacteria — something that conventional antibiotics do not do.When a person is exposed to high levels of radiation, however, the ability to generate neutrophils is almost obliterated. “It’s a perfect storm of disease-causing events,” Guinan said. “Radiation results in bacteria and endotoxins entering the bloodstream at the same time that the body’s defenses are lowered.”The treatment approach developed by Guinan, Levy, and their colleagues takes direct aim at two potential contributors to radiation sickness: bacteria and the endotoxins on their surfaceIn the study, researchers exposed mice to radiation levels of 7 gray (by comparison, the amount emitted by a standard X-ray machine is 0.01 grays.) At those levels, radiation is 95 percent lethal to mice within 30 days.Twenty-four hours after the radiation exposure, researchers began treating some of the mice with daily doses of fluoroquinolone antibiotic, some with twice-daily doses of rBPI21, and some with both. The mice that received both agents not only had much higher survival rates than the others, but their ability to generate new blood cells also recovered much more quickly.The promise of this approach is underscored by the nature of the two agents, the study authors said. Both have a proven safety record in humans and can be stored for long periods of time, making them suitable for stockpiling.The current study is the product of five years of work and collaboration between Levy, Guinan, and their associates. “My experience in the field of stem cell transplantation, including the use of total-body irradiation, and caring for patients with diseases of the bone marrow has been a perfect complement to Ofer’s expertise in neutrophil function and innate immunity [the arm of the immune system that is the first line of defense against infection],” Guinan said. “This result is a promising new strategy for response to a nuclear event.”Funding for the study was provided by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Dana Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the G. Green Foundation, and the Shea Family Fund.Co-authors of the study include Christine Barbon, Kalindi Parmar, Janice Russell, Annie Voskertchian, Geoffrey Cole, Kaya Zhu, Alan D’Andrea, and Robert Soiffer all of Dana-Farber; Leslie Kalish, Christy Mancuso, Liat Stoler-Barak, Eugenie Suter, Christine Palmer, Leighanne Gallington, and Jo-Anne Vergilio all of Children’s Hospital Boston; Jeff Kutok of Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and Jerrold Weiss of the University of Iowa.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=/RuQeluaXQIA]
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A former teacher extradited from Israel after a six-year legal battle has appeared in an Australian court to face charges of sexually abusing several students at a Jewish school in Melbourne. Malka Leifer appeared in Melbourne Magistrates Court by video link from a police station where she is in COVID-19 quarantine. Wearing a headscarf, she sat with her head in her hands during the 20-minute hearing where the 74 charges against her were read in court for the first time. She did not respond when the judge asked if she could see and hear the proceedings. She previously has maintained her innocence against accusations of sexually abusing several former students at a Jewish school in Melbourne. She did not apply for bail.
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Nassau County detectives used DNA from a discarded cigarette to connect a Uniondale man to a robbery of a Chinese food delivery woman last year, police said.Detectives charged 41-year-old Derek Arms for the alleged robbery and also for three other robberies that occurred in July. In all, he was charged with two counts of first-degree robbery and two counts of second-degree robbery. All of the incidents involved a worker delivering food for a Chinese restaurant, police said.Arms was placed under arrest Wednesday at Nassau County Correctional Facility where he is incarcerated for another charge, police said.On Sept. 9, police said Arms was allegedly armed with a large hunting knife during the robbery of the delivery woman in Uniondale.The three other incidents occurred on July 12 and July 27 in Uniondale and July 28 in Roosevelt, police said. In all three cases, Arms was allegedly armed with what appeared to be a gun, police said.Arms will be arraigned Thursday at First District Court in Hempstead.
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Aries – Your ruling planet in the 3rd house indicates that although big changes are in the offing, you can best prepare for them by getting to know yourself better by respecting your secrets and finding ways to feel good about yourself.Taurus – Your ruling planet in the 4th house brings romance. Romance can flourish in the beginning of the month if you let it. Don’t let your business instincts get the better of your social ones and don’t assume that business matters need to be all about business.Gemini – Your Sun is conjunct Mars which emphasizes the value of interpersonal contacts in professional matters. These contacts may bear pleasant fruit during the first half of the month. Don’t take on too many commitments or you’ll find yourself frazzled.Cancer – Your ruling planet conjunct Venus and Jupiter means indulge. A bit of self-indulgence may not be out of place. If you live the good life, others around you benefit merely by basking in the rays. By the end of the month you realize that home is where the heart is and will want to stay there lounging around with loved ones.Leo – Venus and Jupiter in your first house brings numerous ways to express your affection for another without spending a fortune. A sentimental card may do the trick. Don’t count on late month romantic intrigues to last, but do notice how nice it is to feel inspired. Virgo – Your ruling planet in the 10th house makes a good time to re-evaluate shared assets and joint account. Working cooperatively with others is absolutely essential now. A call you’ve been expecting comes through.Libra – Uranus conjunct your Sun in the 7th house could make you go overboard with a gift for that special person in your life. A candlelight dinner for two sounds romantic. Enjoy!Scorpio – Saturn in your first house retrograde may lead to an incorrect assumption which in turn may lead to a wrong move. Research a project from top to bottom before taking action that borders in the extreme. Study your options carefully.Sagittarius – Your ruling planet in the 9th house makes you examine your daily routine carefully this month. Be sure you’re not squandering your energy unnecessarily. Try to see whether firm adjustments in this area would free up more time for needed creative outlets. Capricorn – With your ruling planet in the 11th house, you’ll find that others are more than cooperative during the work day. A pet project could benefit from constructive efforts. Pull out all the stops to reach an objective.Aquarius – Venus conjunct Jupiter in the 7th house emphasizes relationships. Someone new on the scene may remind you of a past love. It’s possible that this time you could find just what you are looking for! Emotional ties are deep and meaningful.Pisces – You could have an irresistible urge to do something just for the fun of it. Why not? You could be fascinated by a new individual, an unusual place or activity.IF YOU KNOW YOUR RISING SIGN, CONSULT THE HOROSCOPE FOR THAT SIGN AS WELL.Psychicdeb has been a professional astrologer for over 25 yrs. Self-taught, she began her studies in astrology when she was 8 yrs. old learning what she could from her mother’s astrology magazines. As she got older and learned geometry, she searched for books on Astrology and taught herself how to construct a chart. She teaches Astrology for a nominal fee. Psychicdeb also uses the tarot to do psychic readings channeling her spirit guide Helen. Reiki is one of her obsessions. She is a Reiki Master and loves to teach others the benefits of Reiki. Namaste. You can find her at the Original Psychic Fairs on Sundays. A listing of the Fair dates can be found on her website at: www.astro-mate.org
COVID-19 task force chief Doni Monardo led an opening ceremony by video conference on Thursday for Infectious and Emerging Diseases Isolation and Quarantine Facility in Lamongan regency, East Java.Speaking during the virtual event, Doni expressed appreciation for the Public Works and Housing Ministry for its success in constructing the facility in just five weeks.”I hope the Lamongan administration will manage the facility to the best of its ability,” he said.Doni also thanked local health workers for their contributions in mitigating the COVID-19 outbreak in the region.”We are sure that the professionalism of the health workers has helped Lamongan’s residents to get the best health service,” he said.Read also: As COVID-19 transmission rate soars, Surabaya urged to restore restrictionsAt the same occasion, public works deputy minister John Wempi Wetipo said that the new facility would help the regency’s health service provide faster treatment for COVID-19 patients.”We hope that developing the isolation and observation facility will greatly benefit [efforts to curb] the spread of COVID-19 in Lamongan regency,” said John.The new infectious diseases facility, which covers 6,180 square meters, is to admit and treat COVID-19 patients from Lamongan regency as well as other regions in East Java, the new epicenter of the Indonesian outbreak.Read also: ‘COVID-19 is real’: Virus ravages family in Indonesia’s second-largest cityThe regent of Lamongan had specifically requested the development of the new facility, as the regency did not have a designated COVID-19 hospital despite its being the second-hardest hit region in East Java.The newly inaugurated facility is located close to Dr. Soegiri Regional General Hospital. It is equipped with a screening ward, a quarantine ward that can accommodate 75 patients and an isolation ward accommodate 7 patients.Topics :
Governor Wolf, PennDOT Announce Completion of State’s First Diverging Diamond Interchange August 17, 2017 SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Infrastructure, Press Release, Transportation Washington, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today joined the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, as well as local and elected officials, to mark the completion of the state’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange, or DDI, an innovative safety enhancement that upgraded and rehabilitated Interstate 70 from the north junction with I-79 to the Route 136 (Beau Street) Interchange.“Our transportation mission is to keep people and goods moving safety and efficiently, and this project brings some of the latest industry improvements home for Pennsylvanians,” Governor Wolf said. “This interchange improves travel for the public and businesses, a goal that I’m committed to across the state.”As part of its efforts to increase safety and mobility on I-70 in Washington and Westmoreland counties, PennDOT chose the DDI design because it could use much of the same footprint as the previous, substandard cloverleaf interchange, it minimized impacts to area businesses, and it would increase mobility and safety on I-70 and Route 19.The first of its kind in the state and 73rd in the country, the DDI is similar to a standard diamond interchange but has three distinct differences:Traffic on Route 19 crosses over to the opposite or left side of the roadway within the interchange area.The left turn movements from Route 19 to the I-70 on ramps occur from the far-left side of the roadway eliminating the need to cross opposing travel lanes. The benefit is free flow left turns onto the I-70 ramps.The left-turn movements from the I-70 exit ramps to Route 19 do not need to cross opposing travel lanes to gain access to the desired lanes on Route 19.“As we maintain and upgrade our infrastructure across the state, we continually look for opportunities to put improved practices to work,” PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards said. “This project brings together sorely needed improvements to safety and traffic movement alike.”The interchange features guiding signage, pavement markings and additional arrows in the travel lanes to guide motorists through the DDI. Curbed islands were constructed to help guide motorists through the cross-overs and a concrete glare screen was installed between the cross overs along Route 19 to prevent distraction by motorists travelling in the opposite direction on the motorist’s right side. Also, traffic signals have two phases, unlike three or more phases at other interchanges and intersections, improving traffic flow due to fewer traffic cross points.The department also developed a video simulation to show the DDI’s traffic flow to the public. The video and information on other I-70 improvements are available at www.I-70Projects.com.The $51.6 million project complements PennDOT’s work to improve safety and mobility in the area, including reconstructing I-70 between the junctions with I-79, adding a third lane in each direction and improving the interchange with Route 19 (Murtland Avenue) in South Strabane Township, Washington County.Richards noted that the interchange upgrade is an example of how more work is needed on roads across the state, especially low traffic roads and Interstates. In February, Governor Wolf and PennDOT announced PennDOT’s Road Maintenance and Preservation initiative, or Road MaP, which will invest $2.1 billion in maintenance and highway and bridge capital projects over the next 10 years. Of the projects, $500 million will be allocated to an Interstate preservation and reconstruction program, bringing that total program, begun in 2016, to $1 billion over the next 10 years.For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by the state transportation funding plan (Act 89), or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit www.projects.penndot.gov.Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 825 traffic cameras.511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.For more PennDOT information, visit www.penndot.gov. Follow local PennDOT information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPittsburgh.
Pool parties in summer, anyone?Half of the land is flat and suitable for horses while a flowing with a small waterfall and dam can be used for irrigation.Agent Umer Khan, of Tweed Coolangatta Real Estate, describes the property as “ideal country living”. “This special property is a must to inspect to appreciate and has been held in the family for many years,” agent Umer Khan said.It is a short drive to Oxenford and 8.5km from the M1. The living areas are open with plenty of windows. The perfect spot to wind down after a long day.Wiruna has been in the same family since 1986.The picturesque 3.785ha Wongawallan Valley property was originally grazing land.Over time, two residences were built as well as a variety of gardens and landscaping.The main residence has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open plan kitchen, dining and living area with a combustion stove fire place. Watch the world go by while cooking up a storm.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa16 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoThe pool house is self contained and can be used as a separate residence. It has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, timber floors and an open plan kitchen.Entertaining is a breeze on your deck that overlooks both the pool and gardens. There is also an orchard with fruit trees.The driveway opens into a circular driveway with a double garage and a double carport. Even the bedrooms open up onto gardens. The homes sit on a 3.785ha property. Agent: Umer Khan, Tweed Coolangatta Real Estate Price: $1.55 million Inspections: By appointment
Byron Bay has been named Australia’s priciest place for property. Byron Bay has snatched the title of Australia’s most expensive city from Sydney, according to new data.The costal town is not only home to celebrity heart-throb Chris Hemsworth but the country’s highest median house price at just under $1 million. The Propertyology report found the regional city has thumped Sydney with its median house price of $987,500 as of December 2018. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p360p360p216p216pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenWhy location is everything in real estate01:59More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa11 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago The Gold Coast was ranked 14th in Australia. The Gold Coast’s median house price has jumped 12.5 per cent in the last three years. In 1998 the its median house price was just $185,000. It is ranked 6th for population, behind Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. “Based on its population of 606,000 people, Gold Coast is Australia’s sixth largest metropolis,” Mr Pressley said. “Ranked Australia’s 14th most expensive location, Gold Coast’s median house price is higher than Australia’s third largest city, Brisbane (with a) median house price of $550,000.” Byron Bay not only has pricey property, but it also has heart-throb Chris Hemsworth. The Gold Coast also featured on the national top 40 list with a $632,500 median house price, ranked 14th most expensive, behind Tweed with a $650,000 median. Propertyology head of research Simon Pressley said house prices in Byron Bay were likely to continue to rise, widening the gap between Sydney and Melbourne, where prices were falling. “Byron’s median house price increased by a whopping 64 per cent over the past five calendar years, propelling it to the top of the national table,” he said. “Sydney and Melbourne both produced a 44 per cent increase over the same five years to be $950,000 and $772,500, respectively.” MORE NEWS: Mega mansion relisted with price hikeMORE NEWS: Purplebricks exits Australian market after failure to take off Byron Bay’s median house price was a mere $140,000 in 1998, with its growth put down to location and a laid-back lifestyle. “It’s staggering that Byron has averaged double-digit growth every single year for two decades. I doubt whether there’s another city anywhere in the world that has done that,” Mr Pressley said. “Byron is only a two-hour drive up the highway to Brisbane or a one-hour flight to Sydney via Ballina, plus the Gold Coast international airport is also only an hour away.” Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) Gold Coast Chairman Andrew Henderson said Byron’s rise to No. 1 might be thanks to its celebrity residents. “It’s not a surprise given the amount of celebrity personalities that now call Byron Bay home,” he said. “The aura that has been created around the town has probably lead it to that position.“Plus there is very limited availability in the area, that supply and demand probably assisted.”
9 Borva Street, Dutton Park, hit the market yesterday and is set to go to auction 11am on Sunday Oct. 27.Joseph Lordi of McGrath Bayside, who’s just brought 9 Borva St, Dutton Park to market agreed there was an increase in enquiry levels.“Brisbane has exceptional value — and these buyers see that and want to invest in the market before it’s too late,” he said.“For our last two sales above $3m, the properties sold in record time and both with cash contracts and multiple offers. Meaning, we have multiple buyers left over wanting to purchase a luxury property. We’re finding great urgency in the luxury market since the election and the drop of interest rates and don’t see it slowing down anytime soon.” MORE: Wallabies stars keep foot in QLD 39 Griffith St, New Farm, sold to local developer family the Seymours for $7.75m.“By 2026, it is expected we will see large population increases for Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast by 8.3 per cent, 24.6 per cent and 23.4 per cent respectively. Further, by 2041, it is expected that Brisbane will grow by 25.9 per cent, Gold Coast by 62.5 per cent, and Sunshine Coast by 61.9 per cent.” 86 Herron Road, Pullenvale, sold for $2.51m on September 16 by NGU. Picture: Realestate.com.auSouth East Queensland is now a millionaire magnet, figures out today (Thursday) show, led by growth in Brisbane where luxury units purchases have doubled in market share and $1m-plus houses make up 16.6 per cent of sales.Data from Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast Regional councils showed buyers were flocking to SEQ’s premium market, amid increased prices in Sydney and Melbourne. 95-99 McConnell Street Bulimba $8.4m 18/09/2019 39 Griffith Street New Farm $7.75m 11/02/201967 Longman Terrace Chelmer $6.6m 28/05/2019197 King Arthur Terrace Tennyson $6.1m 01/04/2019More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus11 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market11 hours ago30 Wendell Street Norman Park $6m 20/03/201926 Leura Terrace Hawthorne $5.7m 17/04/201981 Moray Street New Farm $5.52m 04/03201942 Quay Street Bulimba $5.4m 09/05/2019141 Laurel Ave Chelmer $5m 29/05/2019630 Jesmond Road Fig Tree Pocket $4.65m 08/01/201969 Towers Street Ascot $4.15m 03/04/2019 (Source: PRDnationwide) 22 White Street Southport $18.9m 08/05/2019130 Bundall Road Bundall $11m 02/01/20193533 Main Beach Parade Main Beach $8.25m 27/02/201922 Admiralty Drive Surfers Paradise $7.975m 31/01/20191 Yacht Street Southport $7m 23/06/201945 Knightsbridge Parade Paradise Point $6.98m 23/04/2019125 Hedges Ave Mermaid Beach $6.95m 30/01/201999 William Street Mermaid Beach $6.395m 29/06/201920 Parklane Terrace Paradise Point $6.3m 04/03/20193 Rowes Court Bundall $6.2m 19/02/2019 (Source: PRDnationwide) Gold Coast top premium house sales 2019: PRDnationwide’s South East Queensland Premium Property Report, out today, said the Brisbane premium unit market almost doubled from 4.5 per cent of sales in 2014, to 8 per cent in 2019, while the Gold Coast grew from 5.5 to 7.3 per cent in that period and the Sunshine Coast went from 2.8 per cent to 5.1 per cent. Brisbane Lion buys first home for $1m 187-189 West Mount Cotton Road, Cornubia, sold for $2.8m on Tuesday. Picture: Realestate.com.auNGU agent Emil Juresic said there were a pick-up in activity from offshore buyers, especially out of Asia, Australian expatriates and interstate buyers.He said recent sales including187-189 West Mount Cotton Road, Cornubia($2.8m) on Tuesday and 86 Herron Road, Pullenvale ($2.5m) on Tuesday drew strong interest from outside Brisbane. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD432p432p216p216p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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(Picture: Liam Kidston).“The major increase of property price in Sydney and Melbourne in 2014-2017 shifted buyers toward the SEQ market, capitalising on comparatively lower prices,” according to PRDnationwide chief economist Dr Diaswati Mardiasmo. “During this time, sales transactions in the premium market increased.” FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:27Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:27 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Sunshine Coast top premium house sale 2019:1 Bennett Street Moffat Beach $4.8m 26/04/20197 Mooloolah Island Minyama $4.8m 01/02/201955 Trail Road Maleny $3.368m 18/05/201939 First Ave Mooloolaba $3.197m 23/01/2019351 Duke Road Doonan $2.853m 23/04/201937 Venning Road Verrierdale $2.65m 01/04/201939 Shurvell Road Hunchy $2.55m 02/01/201924 Mindi Road Doonan $2.3m 18/03/20198 Myoora Court Minyama $2.225m 10/03/201957 Dales Road Chevallum $2.2m 13/05/2019 (Source: PRDnationwide) Malouf makes motza on property