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John McGrath identifies the property golden triangle to buy now for capital growth.

John McGrath identifies the property golden triangle to buy now for capital growth.

PROPERTY powerhouse John McGrath says there’s only one place in all of Australasia to be buying real estate right now. And that’s in south east Queensland. The founder and CEO of McGrath Estate Agents — who has 64 offices all over Australia — also thinks Sydney’s housing boom has almost run its course. “Right now, […]


The relocation of the Horton Park Golf Club to its brand new course at Bli Bli will enable the start of construction on stage one of the exciting new Maroochydore City Centre which will become the new heart of the Sunshine Coast. The project will be known as SunCentral Maroochydore and CEO John Knaggs says […]

‘Convenient’ cove a winner with residents


Mackenzie precinct will add 140 lots Chardan Group general manager, Evan Dickson, said the new 7.43ha Mackenzie precinct would include 140 residential allotments, parklands, open green spaces and walking paths. He added that it would be the first stage of a 600 lot development front on the western side of Sunshine Cove, along the Sunshine […]

Buyers Are Back

Buyers are Back

The latest Australian Housing Outlook report confirms our property market is on the upswing. Real estate agents, developers and property experts on the Coast are still buoyed by positive signs and activity in the local property market, and the latest Australian Housing Outlook report supports this optimism. The report, which is researched and compiled by […]

Project to boost economy

Job sector wins as Maroochydore centre set to be a “game changer” By Kathy Sundstrom The vision for a brand new Maroochydore city centre, creating thousands of jobs and generating millions of dollars, is one giant step closer to becoming a reality. Sunshine Coast mayor Mark Jamieson has announced the establishment of a management company […]

All new market a ‘retail revolution’

All new market a ‘retail revolution’

The Big Top Market Fresh shopping centre at Maroochydore has been lauded as a “retail revolution”. The revamped shopping centre, incorporating a farmers’ market managed by Shane Stanley, the man behind the popular Farmers’ Markets, was officially opened last week. “We’re the first people in this country, maybe the world, to put a farmers’ market […]

Head over heels at Sunshine Cove

Sunshine Cove

Sitting within the heart of the new Maroochydore CBD, along Maroochy Boulevard the next few years will see Sunshine Cove take its place as one of the most comprehensive master-planned communities on the east coast of Australia. To underpin this position developer, the Chardan Development Group, continues to create fresh, new and exciting opportunities to […]

Shaping Our Future – Two decades of Growth

The Sunshine Coast Council recently released a new publication, ‘Shaping Our Future’. Within its glossy pages they have outlined some of their development plans for our little corner of paradise and how it will affect us all, from public transport expansions, to their plans for the new “Maroochydore CBD”. The Council has some big plans […]

Positive future glow for Sunshine Coast

Expansion poised to bolster employment and property development The Sunshine Coast market is one of the fastest growing in Queensland. And Queensland is outstripping all other states, including Western Australia. Speaking at the UDIA (Qld) Sunshine Coast meeting at Alexandra Headland Surf Club, Turner and Townsend construction economist Gary Emmett said Queensland’s property development sector […]

Vision for Sunshine Cove is now a reality

Before the planning of Sunshine Cove began, The Chardan Development Group chose six key words to use as its development ‘yardsticks’ for the project. They were sustainability, community, growth, amenity, innovation and affordability. Six years into the development of the 106-hectare Sunshine Cove estate, Chardan’s commitment to those words is clearly evident in the thriving, […]