REAL ESTATE: Trinity Beach Palace, Trinity Beach Picture: Robert WalshOwned by businessman Otto Buttula and his wife Virginia, the five-bedroom, six-bathroom mansion has housed a number of high-profile celebrities over the years.The Cairns Post reported last September that the blue-chip home was expected to collect more than $10 million.“It is extremely quiet but arguably the best beachfront property on Australia’s eastern seaboard,” said selling agent Paul Arthur of Sotheby’s International. Heading south of the city, an Edmonton mansion came in at number four.The 0.47ha property at 12 Struber St was built to perfection and includes a horse paddock and dressage arena.Rounding out the top five was an attractive mid-range home at 7 Gouldian St, Bayview Heights, still on sale for offers in the $470,000s.THE TOP 101. 13 Lookout Tce, Trinity Beach (3 BED, 2 BATH)More from newsCairns home ticks popular internet search terms3 days agoTen auction results from ‘active’ weekend in Cairns3 days ago2. 38 Moresby St, Trinity Beach (6 BED, 4 BATH) 3. 1 Vasey Esp, Trinity Beach (5 BED, 6 BATH)4. 12 Struber St, Edmonton (3 BED, 2 BATH) 5. 7 Gouldian St, Bayview Heights (4 BED, 2 BATH) 6. 2 Beachfront Ave, Trinity Beach (5 BED, 3 BATH) 7. 103-105 Arthur Lyons Dr, Redlynch (5 BED, 3 BATH)8. 14 Cairns St, Cairns North (4 BED, 2 BATH)9. 3 Pine Tree Cl, Bayview Heights (4 BED, 2 BATH)10. 50 Ebony St, Trinity Beach (5 BED, 2 BATH)Source: REA Group 13 Lookout Tce, Trinity BeachTHREE very different Trinity Beach homes have attracted the most views out of Cairns properties listed on realestate.com.au so far this year.Data from REA Group shows that a three-bedroom home at 13 Lookout Tce tops the list, generating the most online viewers between January 1 and April 4.Still on sale for just $435,000, the 500sq m property includes a pool and spectacular mountain views.Selling agent Whitney Westerweel of Cairns Beaches Realty said she wasn’t surprised the home had garnered so much online interest.“This gorgeous little home has blistering value,” she said. “It’s low maintenance and catches the breeze, but it all comes back to affordability.“It really has wow factor about it.” Coming in second was a six-bedroom manor at 38 Moresby St, Trinity Beach, which was listed as “under contract” by Twomey Schriber Property Group.Close to the ocean and with a self-contained granny flat, the 1086sq m property was dubbed “the best buy in Trinity Beach”.The third most viewed property in the Cairns region, according to REA Group, was the esteemed “Trinity Beach Palace”.
Tendeka has appointed Nizami Musayev as a new area manager in Russia as the company aims to grow its presence in the region.Nizami Musayev joins Tendeka from Interwell, where he was responsible for growing the company’s completion business. He previously spent 19 years working for Schlumberger in various roles starting from field up to management position.He will be responsible for introducing Tendeka’s existing portfolio and new technology such as Cascade3, FloFuse and PulseEight into the Russia and CIS market.Musayev said: “Tendeka has an impressive portfolio of technologies that I’m excited to highlight to the Russian and CIS markets. There are great opportunities for the company to grow, and I very much look forward to driving the business forward.“I aim to increase awareness of Tendeka among operators and demonstrate its reputation as an industry leader in advanced completions and production optimization. I want to help Tendeka become a trusted and long-standing contributor to the Russian and CIS markets.”Gillian King, Tendeka’s vice president for Europe, Russia, CIS & Africa said: “Nizami has a wealth of experience and great knowledge of this market which will be instrumental to helping us increase our presence in the region. “There is clearly a huge market here, and I believe Tendeka has the technology and expertise to become a valued partner to the country’s key operators.”Musayev holds a BSc and MSc in Drilling Engineering both from the Azerbaijan Petrochemical Institute and has worked in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia and Angola.