Archive for the ‘Looking at Local’ Category

Looking at local – Farmhouse, Jeremy & Son, and J & S on Macleay, Potts Point

When you enter any of the businesses that Michael operates you can immediately feel his philosophy shine through – simple things done well. And when you talk to him you can tell that he’s worked extremely hard to achieve what he has – three thriving businesses in Potts Point.   The thought behind Farmhouse is … Read the full post »

Show your support for small businesses in Potts Point this Friday 28 June

        Late night shopping in Potts Points this Friday until 8pm   At Laing Real Estate we believe in supporting small, local businesses. That’s why we’re excited to promote late night shopping tomorrow in Potts Point. The following retailers will all be open until 8pm so you can pop down for some retail therapy after work. And with so many … Read the full post »

HOY – The on-demand ferry which will take you from Elizabeth Bay to Circular Quay

Just like Uber but on water Did you know you can now call a ferry in the same way you call an Uber? That’s right, since December 2018 Captain Cook Cruises have been operating an on-demand ferry service from Elizabeth Bay Marina to Circular Quay Harbour Master Steps. It’s a Sydney first and we think it’s pretty … Read the full post »

10 interior design bloggers to watch in 2019

          Are you looking for some interior design information for your next project? Or do you just love to keep up with the latest interior trends? Then we’ve got you covered with our 10 interior design blogs to look out for in 2019: State of Green – Jenny Tranter If you like to keep on top of trends and keep on the forefront … Read the full post »

Looking at local – skarfe, Potts Point

Hidden away in the back streets of Potts Point is a cave of wonders. A place of vibrant colours and delicate materials. And the owner and design vision behind it all is Brad. It’s easy to see why Brad and his store are such a hit with the locals. Discreet when you need it to be, bold when … Read the full post »

Looking at local – The jewel of Elizabeth Bay

A Kind Of Magic by Sarah Hue-Williams   The atmosphere in Elizabeth Bay is creative and cosmopolitan. It’s a breeding ground for small business start-ups and ‘one man bands’. The community in and around the area are keen supporters of this type of environment, allowing creativity and entrepreneurship to flourish. It’s what makes the area … Read the full post »

An interview with local interior designers – Edwards McKie Design

The transformation of 413 63 Crown Street Every so often we have the pleasure of seeing the transformation of a property. 413 63 Crown Street was one of those occasions. Mitch and Mark from Edwards McKie transformed a drab, closed in, 2-bed apartment in Woolloomooloo into an open and cozy inner-city … Read the full post »

Things you might not know about Potts Point

[caption id="attachment_1456" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Mcleay Street, Potts Point[/caption] Potts Point. This suburb will always hold a special place in our hearts. We’ve seen it grow into such a vibrant area – Sydney’s very own ode to Paris. The community spirit is alive here, brimming with small businesses who support and care for each other. It’s special … Read the full post »

Why we love local (and you should too!)

It’s so easy in this day and age to find a supermarket or shopping centre. It’s so convenient to have everything in the one place – for both our time and pockets. It’s also easy to forget the importance of small, locally run businesses and the impact they have on our communities. It’s our belief that small businesses are the backbone of … Read the full post »

Looking at local – Memoirs of Potts Point 1958-1980

We all know what it’s like to witness change over time and to reflect on things in the past which warm the cockles of our hearts. As a Sydney Real Estate agent based in Potts Point, we’re so passionate about the area in 2017. About the sense of community that it’s maintained, despite being in the centre of Sydney. It’s modernised and … Read the full post »

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