Perhaps it’s time to think positively about the future of Hervey Bay.
While times are tough in Hervey Bay some businesses still see this town as a worthwhile marketplace
Two local businesses take their websites beyond being just informational sites.
More and more people in Hervey Bay are turning to the Internet to find the information that they require. Turning to the Yellow Pages when you want to find some local information is becoming a thing of the past and Google is where people are heading these days. Clive and Kerry Scotney from the Beachside … Read moreHervey Bay Pharmacy Goes Online
A combination of a less than stellar whale season followed by bad weather over the Christmas holidays has certainly placed quite a bit of pressure on some tourist related businesses in Hervey Bay and in the past monthÂ we’ve seen two more local businesses shut up shop.Â The well-known Bayview Motel has closedÂ and the Fighting Whiting … Read moreThe Tourism Slump Hits Local Business
Wednesday is crunch day for Centro for it’s on that day that the company either has to get approval from the banks to extend their debt repayment or go into receivership. If the banks do give Centro extra time then the company has a chance to sell off a number of the shopping complexes that … Read moreCrunch Day Ahead for Centro
It certainly could be but whether or not such a sale will occur may well depend on how much pressure Centro’s creditors can apply to the company. The Sydney Morning Herald has published an interesting article on the status of the Centro Properties Group here
Back on February 8 Strewth asked if the development bubble had burst here in Hervey Bay, something that the Gossip has been wondering about for some months now. Several times we’ve mentioned that there has been a slowdown for small business here in town and pointed to the slow take up of some commercial developments … Read moreIs Development Slowing in Hervey Bay?
It’s good to see that Strewth – the blog that throws a light on the less attractive side of Hervey Bay politics and local development – is back after a short break. It’s also good to see that it doesn’t seem to have lost any of its sting. I was interested to see that the … Read moreStrewth is Back
The end seems near for the Centro group of companies now that trading in Centro shares has been halted on the stock exchange. You can read that story here What that will mean for Centro Hervey Bay and the extensions that were started before Christmas is anyone’s guess but the site was open last week … Read moreThe Future of Centro Hervey Bay