The Latest News On The Sunshine Coast


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 […]


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 […]