The Latest News On The Sunshine Coast


Million-dollar first stage to new Sunshine Coast heart

A new future for the Sunshine Coast begins on Thursday when Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk “turns the sod” on a 50-hectare new development in the heart of Maroochydore. Over the next 20 years, an old golf course at Maroochydore will become a new Sunshine Coast city CBD, complete with commercial buildings, retail section, a hotel […]


It’s time to turn the concept into reality

Greenfield start to new CBD means chance to define city’s culture The Sunshine Coast is not Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or the Gold Coast. The new city heart at Maroochydore will determine who we are and how we grow. SunCentral Maroochydore has signalled the start of construction on the new CBD site, inviting tenders for bulk […]


Sunshine Cove estate wins major design award

SUSTAINABILITY, community, growth, amenity, innovation and affordability. Before the planning of Sunshine Cove started the Chardan Development Group chose these six key words to use as its development yardstick for the central Maroochydore project. Today, seven years into the development of its, 106 hectare Sunshine Cove estate, Chardan’s commitment to these words has been recognised […]


Sunshine Cove plan collects state award

REFLECTING the changes in development that have been taking place in recent years, Sunshine Cove at Maroochydore has won the Residential Subdivision section at the 2015 Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Queensland Awards for Excellence. The inner-city project by Chardan Development Group has been driven by sustainability, community, growth, amenity, innovation and affordability. Before […]


Shine Spring 2015 Issue

In our Spring 2015 issue of SHINE we profile artist and Sunshine Cove resident, Ida Montague and catch up with all the latest developments around Sunshine Cove. In this issue: Community Development Update House & Land for Sale Feature Sunshine Cove Homer Wins Awards! More Businesses for Maroochy Boulevard Download issue here.


On the move

On the move

The latest figures from the Real Estate Institute of Queensland point to an improving property market. The latest Real Estate Institute of Queensland data has revealed a shift in median house price trends across the state, and the Sunshine Coast is just one region benefiting from improved values. Brisbane, the Gold Coast, the Sunshine Coast, […]


Keys to Maroochydore’s ‘city centre’ handed over

Keys to Maroochydore’s ‘city centre’ handed over

Horton Park Golf Club has handed over the keys to the city – Maroochydore’s new “city centre”, that is. The 53ha site was passed from the club to SunCentral, a Sunshine Coast Council-owned company charged with developing the new city centre, when club president Geoff Davies handed over the front gate lock and key in […]


Interstate investor jumps in

Final vacant site on Dalton Drive sells for about $2.5 million The last section of vacant land on Dalton Drive at Maroochydore has been sold.Final vacant site on Dalton Drive sells for about $2.5 million The last section of vacant land on Dalton Drive at Maroochydore has been sold. It was the missing link between […]


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, […]


SHINE May 2015 Issue

In our May 2015 issue of SHINE we look at our latest precinct release Mackenzie, we check out Noosa’s National Park, and catch up with all the latest developments around Sunshine Cove. In this issue: Community Development Update House & Land for Sale Feature Immanuel Arts Festival Announcement Our park is now in full swing Download […]