The Latest News On The Sunshine Coast

What’s the outlook for the local property market for 2022 and beyond?

The pandemic has fuelled many lifestyle changes, such as working from home, which are shaping the preferred location of homes. CoreLogic’s research director Tim Lawless says employment growth, the long-term benefits of hosting the Olympics and the extra infrastructure building that will occur, along with liveability factors, will be among the reasons migration to southeast […]

Habitat Development Group commences construction at second Maroochydore CBD apartment project.

Designed by Sunshine Coast-based K Architecture, tower one comprises 116 apartments including five penthouses, while tower two will home 42 apartments and 715 sqm of ground level retail. Habitat Development Group has turned the first sod on their $129 million mixed-use project, The Corso, the group’s second within the new Maroochydore CBD. Habitat Development Group […]

‘Enormous opportunity’: Sunshine Coast tourism gem poised to outshine the rest!

A Sunshine Coast tourism gem renowned for its natural beauty could soon outshine other high-profile destinations as a stunning transformation gains momentum. Mooloolaba is undergoing a renaissance with new 4.5 and 5-star hotels, the recent opening of a new $16 million parkland, and an overhaul of key roads. That’s on top of the refurbishment of […]

Christmas in June: Tourists spend up big, despite cold and Covid.

It may have been cold and Covid-affected but June was a gold mine for Queensland domestic tourism with spending up almost 60 per cent above pre-Covid levels, equating to an extra $808 million for the sector. Queensland had a booming winter for tourism. The number of visitors was not as good and the spending may […]

Development of the PDA will establish Maroochydore as the major economic and employment centre of the Sunshine Coast.

Queensland Government State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning Maroochydore City Centre The Maroochydore City Centre Priority Development Area (PDA) will create a new central business district for the Sunshine coast, support economic development and build much-needed infrastructure. The development includes commercial, retail and high and medium-density residential development, new road transport, public open space, […]

Pressure builds: why expert predicts Sunshine Coast house prices will jump $100k this year.

Construction costs have undergone their highest-ever increase, which could push up the price of new and existing homes by another $100,000 on the Sunshine Coast, an economist has predicted. The construction industry is facing a major supply crisis that has forced many builders to down tools before they hit the wall. Ray White chief economist […]

Brisbane’s 2032 Olympic Games venues will be a mix of new and old. Here’s how it will look

The 2032 Olympics will catapult southeast Queensland onto the world stage, but there’s a long way to go before the region will be ready to meet the demands of hosting the Games. Organisers have pitched the sporting spectacle as a more sustainable and cost-effective event that will leave a meaningful legacy for the growing region. […]

Holiday Inn Express & Suites to be built on the Sunshine Coast

Leading Australian hotel investment and development company, Pro-Invest, will develop a new hotel, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in the Maroochydore CBD. Leading Australian hotel investment and development company, Pro-Invest, has purchased a prime site in the new Maroochydore CBD and lodged a development application (DA) with Economic Development Queensland for a new select-service […]

Sunshine Coast’s New CBD, SunCentral Welcomes First Commercial Tenants

Demand for commercial space in the new Maroochydore CBD is building momentum with more than 40 per cent of a new sustainable office building already leased. Construction work is expected to start this month on Evans Long’s eight-level Foundation Place building on South Sea Islander Way, with a number of tenants already secured including a […]

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 […]