Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Rocky's the Bees Knees; Developer Thinks Beef Capital's the Best Place to Invest Cash

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Rocky's the Bees Knees; Developer Thinks Beef Capital's the Best Place to Invest Cash

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Byline: adrian taylor adrian.taylor@capnews.co.au

MELBOURNE-based property developer Rowan Walters has investments all over the country, but his enthusiasm for Rockhampton is boundless.

In fact if Rocky wanted a promoter in Victoria, he'd be the perfect candidate.

Yesterday Mr Walters was back in the city to officially open his company's latest development - 12 light industrial units in Kawana worth $5.5 million.

Asked if he thought it was a good time to invest in Rockhampton given the business slump that had enveloped the world, he said he thought the city was one of the best places any company could choose.

"There is so much inherent potential here," he said.

"It is one of the state's major regional centres and it's growing strongly on the back of massive reserves of coal, terrific weather and an abundance of water.

"Add the brilliant location close to the coast, the fantastic lifestyle and the connectivity to all the big cities and you pretty much have the perfect place. …

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