2008

February

The Wheel of Brisbane begins operating at South Bank.

SW1 two residential apartment projects complete.

March

The Stockwell development on 199 Grey Street was completed.

May

Early works on the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre expansion commenced. The expansion activates Grey Street, links the centre with South Bank Parklands and brings a new public space offering a mix of retail and shopping experiences. Upon completion, the expansion will provide an additional 42 per cent in event space with 18 new meeting rooms, a large function room together with an extensive terrace area affording delegates stunning city and river views.

Abigroup House completed (now Y & R Group House).

December

Former Queensland Premier Anna Bligh, announced that the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) will be relocating its Queensland headquarters to South Bank.