The Latest News On The Sunshine Coast


The UDIA Award for Excellence. Sunshine Cove brings it home for winter 2016!

Shine - Winter 2016 edition

There’s a lot to catch up on in this edition of Shine! Just months after taking out the state award, The Chardan Development Group brought home the national, UDIA Excellence Award for Residential Development for Sunshine Cove. Mackenzie Precinct becomes a hive of activity as builders begin building new homes. Some of the waterfront homes have to be seen […]


Shine Newsletter Hot Off the press.

Shine - Dec 2016

With Christmas just around the corner and the start of the holiday season upon us it’s an ideal time to catch up on all what’s been happening around Sunshine Cove. In this issue of Shine, we break the great news of  ALDI moving into Sunshine Cove and how the release of Stage 2 of the Flinders Precinct […]


ALDI Australia commences construction at Sunshine Cove

News - Aldi Supermarket

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 […]


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 […]