It’s separated from the City only by Spring Hill. As well as proximity to the CBD, Kelvin Grove benefits from being alongside the Royal Brisbane Hospital complex and the Kelvin Grove campus of the Queensland University of Technology. The suburb also has the Victoria Park Golf Course and is handy to the Roma Street station complex and parklands. There are numerous large parks in the area, including Spencer Park, Finsbury Park, Ballymore and Downey Park. The area also hostsLa Boite Theatre Company
With a median house price (in Q1 2015) of $636,000, Kelvin Grove remains affordable relative to neighbours such as Paddington ($876,000), Wilston ($820,000) and Auchenflower ($806,000).
Transport Infrastructure is one of property’s great wealth creators and Kelvin Grove is better situated to benefit from new developments than most suburbs in metropolitan Brisbane. The Inner City Bypass, which has helped to relieve inner-city congestion, borders Kelvin Grove. The $330 million Inner Northern Busway is also well-located for residents of the suburb, as is the new AirportLink, which provides fast access to Brisbane Airport. The $1.5 billion Legacy Way tunnel link to Kelvin Grove is now under construction. Tunnelling from the Western Freeway at Toowong to the Inner City Bypass at Kelvin Grove started in August 2012.
Here is information on Qld economic performance provided by CommSec(PDF)
Here is information on Brisbane dwelling prices (link).
In 2015, Kelvin Grove was designated as one of Brisbane’s Top 5 Hotspots (PDF)
More information on Kelvin Grove (link)