Oakwood Asia Pacific, which manages some of the finest serviced apartments for business and leisure travellers, has announced its expansion into Australia with a deal to manage Oakwood Apartments Brisbane, which is the first Oakwood-branded building in Australia.
The company also announced Paul Wilsher’s appointment as general manager of the property.
“We are truly excited to be blazing a new trail to Australia, which is an important focus in our on-going global expansion plans,” said Dean Schreiber, managing director of Oakwood Asia Pacific.
“We can’t wait to show the Australian market the superior Oakwood service that has established us at the pinnacle of the serviced apartment industry.”
Scheduled to open in April 2016, Oakwood Apartments Brisbane is ideally located near the waterfront, with amazing views of the Brisbane River and its famous Story Bridge and city skyline.
The property will be owned by Mapletree Investments and managed by Oakwood.
Adjacent to the Brisbane central business district, it is within walking distance to Brisbane’s top attractions.
The CBD is a pleasant ten-minute stroll along the riverside boardwalk.
Exciting nightlife, world-class live theatre, art galleries and some of Australia’s best restaurants are located close by.
Oakwood’s brand of serviced apartments combines the space and privacy of a home with the services of an excellent hotel.
The property will serve up great meals in its restaurant and bar, offers an outdoor pool and Jacuzzi overlooking the Brisbane River, a tennis court, Fitness Centre and sauna.
Oakwood Apartments Brisbane comprises of 162 spacious apartments with a choice of studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments.