The Latest News On The Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast International Broadband Network – Explained!

The Sunshine Coast International Broadband Network will provide Australia’s fastest, most affordable international data and telecommunications connection on the east coast to Asia. With future-proof capacity, the new cable will increase data transmission speed, reduce risk and lead to a reduction in international communication costs for business and consumers. The cable will put the Sunshine […]

Sunshine Plaza celebrates grand opening of $440 million redevelopment!

Sunshine Coast, 28 March 2019: Sunshine Coast Mayor, Cr Mark Jamieson joined APPF Retail, The GPT Group and Lendlease today to celebrate the official opening of Sunshine Plaza’s $440 million redevelopment. The celebrations included the opening of the Sunshine Coast’s first David Jones, H&M, Sephora, lululemon and Sheike stores, as well as a new Big […]


The beauty retailer, SEPHORA has opened it’s 19th store on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast! Summer might be over but Sephora Australia is just heating up, in their fourth Queensland location within the fabulous and wholly revitalised Sunshine Plaza. “We are over the mon for Sephora to open within Sunshine Plaza as part of the $440 million redevelopment […]

One of the world’s largest fashion retailers opens at Sunshine Plaza

March 28, 2019, was a big day for the fashion savvy shopper on the Sunshine Coast. H&M, Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M), known for offering high fashion and quality basics at affordable prices in a sustainable way, opened in the all-new Sunshine Plaza. H&M’s first store to open on the Sunshine Coast and the twelfth […]

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 […]