The Latest News On The Sunshine Coast


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 […]


Expansion fuels CBD office space demand

SunCentral, Maroochydore CBD

Reed Property Group project to help cater for businesses moving in The turning of the first sod at the Maroochydore SunCentral project has businesses across the Sunshine Coast considering how they can get access to the region’s new business heart and all the opportunities the multi-billion dollar project will bring with it. Reed Property Group […]


Shine Newsletter Summer 2016

In our Summer 2016 issue of SHINE we profile Simon Cassidy, champion bodyboarder and Chardan Youth Sponsorship recipient. With Mackenzie Precinct now open to the public, we take a different look at Sunshine Cove. Catch up with all the latest developments around Sunshine Cove. In this issue: Community Development Update, House & Land for Sale Feature, […]


A Major Milestone Reached at SunCentral

SunCentral Newsletter February 2016 February has been a busy month for SunCentral Maroochydore with a key contract awarded, another out to tender and the Queensland Premier visiting the site to mark the start of construction of the Sunshine Coast’s new CBD. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson turned the first sod on […]


Entries Now Open for the 36th Immanuel Arts Festival

Entries are now open for the 36th Immanuel Arts Festival. Presented by Immanuel’s Parents & Friends Community, the festival will open to the general public from 26-29 May and is an opportunity for local artists – including students – to showcase their talent and increase their public profile. This year’s feature artists are painter Yuki […]