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Greek Street Food coming to Sunshine Plaza’s Riverwalk.

Sunshine Coast, 16 May 2018: ENA Greek street food is the latest addition to be confirmed for Sunshine Plaza’s Riverwalk dining precinct, due to open in July this year. This will be the fifth ENA restaurant to open in Australia and the first in Queensland. When interviewed, Centre Manager Michael Manwaring had this to say: “The […]


Existing centre upgrades commence at Sunshine Plaza.

Sunshine Coast, Thursday 17 May 2018: Sunshine Plaza has today announced circa $40 million will be spent on major refurbishments to the existing centre, bringing a new customer experience to the popular shopping destination. The upgrades include a revitalised Town Square meeting area and Riverwalk precinct, an interactive water play area, refurbished Food Court, and […]


Spotlight reveals big plans for flagship store within SunCentral development

HOMEWARES giant Spotlight has revealed its plans to build a new showroom, as well as facilities for weekly farmers markets, at a central Coast site. It is one of the first retail development applications lodged in SunCentral’s new Maroochydore CBD development. Spotlight will be the anchor tenant at the Dalton Drive site, opposite Bunnings, with […]


High Ropes adventure planned for Sunshine Plaza

Sunshine Coast, 23 November 2017: Sunshine Plaza today announced it has lodged a development application with Sunshine Coast Council for a high ropes course as part of the $400 million redevelopment currently underway. On completion, Sunshine Plaza will be home to the first and largest high ropes course at a major regional shopping centre in […]


Six of the best!

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The Sunshine Coast property market is healthier than it has ever been, so what is driving all the interest in our region’s housing? MWP looks at six factors that make the Coast so desirable to buyers, investors and renters.The Sunshine Coast property market is healthier than it has ever been, so what is driving all […]


Bernard Salt predicts bright, bold future for CBD

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Those of us fortunate enough to live and work on the beautiful Sunshine Coast know this region has boundless opportunity for new businesses and the community. We are setting the pace in Queensland – and the region’s success is not going unnoticed. No one is better at identifying emerging economic trends and social shifts than […]


Sunshine Coast to be young, nimble and tech-savvy.

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The Sunshine Coast is set to become the home of nimble businesses, tech-savvy Millennials and young families in a major transformation set to reinvent its leisurely seaside image, according to a new report by Australia’s leading demographer. The report by Bernard Salt, The Activated City: Imagining the Sunshine Coast in 2040, found 550,000 people will […]


ALDI Australia commences construction at Sunshine Cove

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In a recent interview for SHINE, the Sunshine Cove Newsletter an ALDI Australia spokesperson provided the following update on the new ALDI Store currently under construction along Maroochy Boulevard: “We are pleased to confirm construction is progressing well and we expect the new ALDI store to open in 2017. We will update the community as […]


Kon-Tiki concept excites

The Sunshine Coast’s CBD ‘twin towers’ set to open by December. Fifty thousand cubic metres of concrete and two years after the huge project began, construction of Pratt Property’s Kon-Tiki building is steaming towards completion in December. And its “twin towers” are to provide a home to more action than you might think. They’re not […]


CBD: land of the giants

2018 we’ll see new centre grow The floor plan for the future Maroochydore CBD is pretty dirty at present. Preliminary earthworks are happening on the 53ha site which is now unrecognisable from its past as the Horton Park Golf Course, a mass of dirt tracks which will become boulevards and vacant blocks that will become […]