Atlas South Brisbane: Apartments located in Brisbane’s cultural hub

39 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101 See 6 more projects in South Brisbane

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Atlas South Brisbane is a new apartment project sitting inside one of the best suburbs for lovers of the arts, good food, and those who enjoy having great lifestyle amenities close by. The one, two and three-bedroom apartments of the project are ideal for professionals, first home buyers and investors, and there is a good mix of all of these in Stage One of the project. Stage Two, which was released last month to the market, is exclusively made up of one and two-bedroom apartments, and all of these include features which make them ideal for enjoying Brisbane year-round.

The location of Atlas is something that has drawn most buyers in. A block away from Southbank and the Brisbane Convention Centre, Atlas gives residents the ability to access almost everything in the city in less than 20 minutes. The Brisbane CBD is just over one kilometre away, and you can take the CityCat across the Brisbane River to the Howard Street Wharves precinct in less than 10 minutes. There are also a number of events that are run throughout the year close to Atlas, including a large amount of Brisbane Festival events (hello, Spiegeltent! If you haven’t been to see something in this, you’re missing out), the annual Night Noodle Markets, and the weekly Southbank markets, to name just a few.

Project Facts:

  • 93 one and two-bedroom apartments in Stage Two, with prices starting from $395,000.
  • Stage One is located at 39 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane, whilst Stage Two is located at 52 Manning Street, South Brisbane
  • Stage One of Atlas was completed in late 2018, with Stage Two completed mid-2019
  • The apartments are close to everything the CBD has to offer

The Project

Atlas South Brisbane is a two-stage apartment project located in South Brisbane. The 93 apartments are spread across two buildings, with one, two and three-bedroom apartments available, although Stage Two of Atlas — which was launched last month — only includes one and two-bedroom apartments. Stage One of the project has 15 storeys, and is connected to the 13-storey Stage Two via their shared carpark and the communal level. Apartments can range in size from 56 — 93 sqm, which is about average for the South Brisbane area. The apartments have views towards the Brisbane Convention Centre and then further towards the Brisbane CBD. Atlas is ideal for those who want to live close to everything they could need in the city, due to its proximity to not only the Southbank strip or the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), but also public transport options, restaurants, and the CBD itself.

Atlas South Brisbane living room (render provided by BriStar)
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Atlas South Brisbane kitchen, living and dining areas (render provided by BriStar)
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Atlas South Brisbane bedroom (render provided by BriStar)
Atlas South Brisbane kitchen
Atlas South Brisbane kitchen design (render provided by BriStar)
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Atlas South Brisbane bathroom design
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Atlas South Brisbane bathroom design (render provided by BriStar)
(render provided by BriStar)
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Atlas South Brisbane kitchen
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Atlas bathroom

One-bedroom, one-bathroom apartments are priced from $395,000 to $430,000. Two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartments start from $550,000, and the remaining three-bedroom, two-bathroom apartments in Stage One start from $650,000. With the three-bedroom apartments now all sold, the interest in the project is hard to deny.

All of the apartments have thermally-treated glass, which is a nice inclusion as it will help residents survive summer in a cooler apartment and with lower electricity bills as the air-conditioner won’t have to be run around the clock. You can read more about this below in the ‘Quality and Finishes’ section.

There are a mix of owner-occupiers and investors in both stages of Atlas, which is indicative of its location. Professionals and first home buyers are liking the project due to its location, which puts it close to some of the best lifestyle amenities in the Brisbane CBD. Investors are attracted to the project due to the fact that many international visitors like to stay in the thick of the action when they come to Brisbane, and Atlas lets them do just that.

Display Suite

There is a display apartment located within Stage Two of the development, which is already complete. There is also an onsite sales office at the entrance to Stage Two on Manning Street with regular opening hours. To book an appointment to view the display suite, please enquire below.

Sales Office Hours

  • Wednesday: 10am – 2pm
  • Thursday: 10am – 2pm
  • Friday: 10am – 2pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 2pm
  • Sunday: 10am – 2pm

Construction Updates

Atlas South Brisbane has completed construction, meaning these apartments are ready to move into as soon as you are ready!

Location

As we mentioned, a stand-out feature of Atlas South Brisbane is its location at 39 Cordelia Street and 52 Manning Street, South Brisbane. Having separete entrances to the different buildings gives an added sense of privacy and increases ease of access.

South Brisbane offers a myriad of beautiful restaurants and bars and the area is undeniably the cultural hub of Brisbane with QPAC and the Convention Centre both located in the suburb. Streets Beach, the only inner-city beach, is located in Southbank and is perfect for a weekend dip or picnic. Of course, that’s not everything in the surrounding area, you’ll also find an IGA around the corner, a number of bars and restaurants, and a Gelato Messina for those late-night cravings.

Owners are also close to some of the most well-respected schools in Brisbane. Brisbane State High School — which is well known for having one of the most diverse and well-funded sports programs in Brisbane — is a six minute walk down the road. West End State School, which caters to primary school-aged children, is also less than ten minutes walk away, albeit in the opposite direction. Somerville House, a well-known all-girls private school is about 15 minutes walk from Atlas. If there are buyers considering continuing their education, TAFE also has its main Brisbane campus just past Brisbane State High School, and the Griffith University Southbank Campus is just a little further down the road.

If you need to get to the CBD for work or some retail therapy, you’ll find it’s just over one kilometre away (roughly a 15 minute walk, although this depends on where you are going). Here, residents will have access to Queen Street Mall, a number of the best restaurants in Brisbane, and quite a few city office jobs.

Stage One of Atlas is located at 39 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane

Stage Two of Atlas is located at 52 Manning Street, South Brisbane

Not up for walking too much? Never fear, there are quite a number of public transport options close to Atlas. This includes the South Brisbane Train Station and several bus stops, although if you want to cross the river in style, there are a number of CityCat pontoons within 10 minutes walk. If you want to drive, you’ll be in the CBD within five minutes (if the traffic is good, of course), and into the Southern suburbs in roughly the same amount of time.

If you would like to know more about South Brisbane, check out our suburb profile:

Communal Facilities

Residents will have access to a pool and spa, gym and sauna, along with a BBQ area; which is fairly standard for apartments in or close to the Brisbane CBD. Given the number of amenities close to the apartment, if there is anything else you need it’s probably only a few hundred metres walk away!

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Atlas South Brisbane Communal Facilities (render provided by BriStar)

Apartment Details

The apartments in Stage Two of Atlas South Brisbane are designed so that residents can enjoy them year-round. With balconies that connect to the main living areas and floor plans that have been designed so that residents can enjoy cross-breezes throughout their apartments, Atlas has quite a few features that make them ideal for first home buyers (beyond the price, that is!).

Floor Plans

The one-bedroom apartments, sitting around 56 square metres, have large kitchens with open-plan living and dining areas as well as an internal laundry, with prices ranging between $395,000 and $430,000. The two-bedroom apartments feature two-bathrooms with sizes between 88 square metres and 93 square metres and prices starting at $555,000.

Atlas 1A Floor Plan
Atlas South Brisbane 1A Floor Plan
Atlas 2A Floor Plan
Atlas South Brisbane 2A Floor Plan
Atlas 1A Floor Plan
Atlas 2A Floor Plan

The above is only a small selection of the different floor plans available at Altas. The small – but significant – differences between the apartments mean there is something to suit everyone, with some perhaps more suited to the buyer who likes to rise with the sun, and others suited to buyers who prefer having a slightly larger bedroom. If you would like to see more floor plans, please enquire below.

With open-plan living, dining and kitchen areas, the apartments at Atlas are geared so that residents can make use of every bit of space, which is a great feature in inner-city apartments. All of the apartments are designed to encourage cross-breezes as much as possible, which is always nice as it lets residents enjoy the breeze from all parts of their home.

The one-bedroom apartments do not have an ensuite bathroom (although the bathroom is located extremely close to the bedroom, which may make them feel like an ensuite bathroom). This is a nice design feature, as it means guests won’t need to walk through your bedroom to access the bathroom, which can often be the case in some one-bedroom apartments. Like the two-bedroom apartments, the one-bedrooms have a small entry area, although it is much less pronounced and not quite as obvious.

A feature we particularly like in the two-bedroom apartments is the inclusion of a proper entry area. This can be quite uncommon in apartments of this size, but it’s a great addition as a property entryway will mean you don’t walk directly into the kitchen — as can be the case in some other apartments — giving you a second to decompress and mentally recognise that you are home. The two-bedroom apartments also have slightly more storage space than the one-bedroom apartments (which is a given, but is worth pointing out). The master bedrooms also have their own ensuite bathrooms.

If you would like to see more floor plans for Atlas South Brisbane, please enquire below.

Quality and Finishes

As is evident in the artist’s impressions, Atlas is designed so that the interior colour schemes are low-impact. Timber-style finishes and stone benchtops are markers of the quality at Atlas, highlighting the fact that the apartments are designed to last, as these styles never really go out of (interior design) fashion. This makes it easier for buyers to put their own mark on their apartments and to keep updating them over the years.

Atlas South Brisbane kitchen
Atlas South Brisbane kitchen design (render provided by BriStar)

The floor-to-ceiling windows contain thermally-treated glass, which is a great addition to any apartment design in Brisbane, where the summer weather can leave you sweating up a storm. The thermally-treated glass also means that air-conditioner use can be decreased as they will help deflect a lot of the heat, which is great for lowering power bills. With both the ducted air-conditioning and thermally-treated glass in the windows, it is evident that the designers at Atlas considered how the weather would affect residents and came up with proven ways to ensure they remained comfortable.

Investment Analysis

Atlas features 24/7 onsite management, with Song Properties managing all short term bookings and long term rentals for investor apartments at Atlas. The South Brisbane area is growing quickly, and is popular with visitors coming to the city for short-term stays. There are some investors in Stage One of Atlas, although the sales agents, BriStar, say that there are relatively more owner-occupiers than investors in both stages so far.

Developer

Atlas is a project by developer Longze International Development Group, although BriStar Group is helping to manage sales in Australia. Both property groups have extensive experience in the Australian property market, with several projects under both of their belts. BriStar Group have projects like Parc Carindale and Parc Townhomes Sunnybank Hills, which are house and land and townhome developments, respectively.

Written: 12 July 2019, Updated: 12 November 2019

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