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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 […]


Coast’s building attracts billion$

Exclusive More than one billion dollars worth of building approvals were issued in the past 12 months. The Sunshine Coast Council’s annual redevelopment indicators report showed $1.29 billion of approvals were green-lighted in the 2015-16 financial year, 11% higher than the $1.17 billion issued in 2014-15, with the value of approvals calculated by the cost […]


$400m Plaza plan starts this month

Exclusive: 100 new shops come to Coast Shoppers have new reason to rejoice as the long-anticipated redevelopment of the Sunshine Plaza will begin this month, bringing 100 new retailers and David Jones into Maroochydore. Nearly nine years after developer Lendlease first announced plans to expand the Coast’s most popular shopping centre, the upgrade is now poised […]


Riding the crest of development wave

The Sunshine Coast is on the crest of a development wave and the vision is starting to come to fruition. Speaking at the Maroochydore Chamber of Commerce lunch on Tuesday, Urbis director Malcolm Aikman said the region was a good place to be in. SunCentral CEO John Knaggs and Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson also […]


Aspirational terrace homes to set new benchmark

“We live in a society where more people are demanding high quality housing where they can entertain family and friends but not have the hassles of on-going maintenance.” Scott Hastings Agent’s Report Australia’s leading home builder Metricon believe its range of MetroLiving Terrace Homes has raised the bar on the Sunshine Coast. Spokesperson Scott Hastings […]