Q&A with CUES new President & CEO John Pembroke

first_imgAfter CUES’ recent announcement about appointing John Pembroke (CUES SVP/COO) as the organization’s new President & CEO, we invited Mr. Pembroke on the program to get his take on his new job. Needless to say, he is a very busy man these days. But he was kind enough to carve out a few minutes with us to discuss his immediate and long-term plans as CUES new leader, as well as any challenges he sees in accomplishing his goals, how CUES is contributing to the industry to make it better and better, and a couple of surprises he has for credit unions in the coming months. Enjoy — and many thanks to John for coming on the show. CUES is in mighty good hands. continue reading » 6SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Gold Coast property market off to a strong start following multiple million-dollar sales

first_imgMORE NEWS: Raising the bar for luxury living A beach cottage at Mermaid Beach fetched $4.9 million after 18 days on the market.“The central location and benefits of the wide Nerang River frontage saw this young family outbid all other potential buyers.”While it is the highest sale so far this year, there have been a number of other notable sales. A beach cottage on Millionaire’s Row, which was listed for the first time in 60 years, fetched $4.9 million after 18 days on the market. The family that owned the Mermaid Beach house on Hedges Ave paid a few thousand pounds for it in the late 1950s.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa13 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoMORE NEWS: Family makes millions on the sale of their beach cottage Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 4:18Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -4:18 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels576p576p400p400p320p320p228p228pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenNovember 6: Prestige listings04:19 At Surfers Paradise, a four-level sub-penthouse in the Soul tower was snapped up by a Queensland buyer for $3.6 million.It belonged to the chairman of the Chinese group behind planned Surfers Paradise super-tower Spirit, Xin Wang.Further south, a Tugun property sold under the hammer for $2 million.center_img A Tugun property sold for $2 million under the hammer recently.A crowd of about 30 people gathered to watch the bidding unfold. Ray White Mermaid Beach agent Troy Dowker said there were four registered bidders.“Bidding started at $1.6 million and after 24 strong bids between two eager bidders, (the) beachside Tugun family home sold under the hammer,” he said. The $7.5 million sale of 311 Monaco St has set the bar for 2019.THE new year is off to a shining start for the Glitter Strip with a number of multimillion-dollar sales setting the tone for the year ahead.The $7.5 million sale of a Broadbeach Waters mega-mansion has set the bar for 2019.Ray White Prestige agent Matt Gates, who marketed the luxury Monaco St property with Sherry Smith, said it attracted a lot of interest before a Gold Coast couple snapped it up.“(While) we had substantial interstate inquiry on the property, our local buyers truly appreciated the significance of Monaco St,” he said.last_img read more