Former AFL star turned IT Guru Joel Macdonald is leaving Australia behind

first_imgFormer footy player Joel Macdonald is now living in New York.FORMER AFL player turned business guru Joel Macdonald has listed his West End unit for sale.The two-bedroom unit at 7209/55 Forbes St, West End, comes with an asking price in the high $400,000s.The unit is in this complex at Forbes St, West EndMr Macdonald is the founder and CEO of ASX-listed GetSwift, a booming software business.GetSwift has been labelled the “Uber’’ of delivery logistics worldwide.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North2 hours agoNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by He has owned the unit for eight years and said it was a hard decision to sell, but he now lives in New York.7209/55 Forbes Street, West End“It was a really hard decision because it is a gorgeous area and apartment and I don’t want to have to let it go. But I’ve moved to New York City now so unfortunately I won’t able to enjoy the apartment and the amazing lifestyle it comes with anymore,” he said.Mr Macdonald was a player with the Brisbane Lions and the Melbourne Football club. He said while that was tough, mentally, business was a bit tougher.7209/55 Forbes Street, West EndHe retired from football four years ago.Marketing agent Damon Warat of Ray White Ascot said the apartment was close to bars, cafes and the arts precinct.The second-floor unit has a balcony which overlooks gardens and the pool.It is airconditioned throughout and the complex facilities include a gym.last_img