"... In Brisbane the market is tougher and Triguboff may need to hold many of the apartments being built as an investment.
He says that it seems that as you go north prosperity declines with Melbourne the most prosperous city followed by Sydney a notch down and Brisbane two or three notches below Sydney. Prices of two bedroom apartments in Brisbane sell for about a 30 to 35% below Sydney, partly because of the lower cost of land and partly because of the lack of confidence in Brisbane.
However Triguboff believes, in time, the gap will narrow. Brisbane buyers' confidence has been shaken by the collapse of a number of apartment projects. But Triguboff believes that in time Brisbane will regain its confidence and he will have the apartments there to sell. ..."
From Smart Company