The Latest News On The Sunshine Coast


Positive future glow for Sunshine Coast

Expansion poised to bolster employment and property development The Sunshine Coast market is one of the fastest growing in Queensland. And Queensland is outstripping all other states, including Western Australia. Speaking at the UDIA (Qld) Sunshine Coast meeting at Alexandra Headland Surf Club, Turner and Townsend construction economist Gary Emmett said Queensland’s property development sector […]


SHINE Newsletter December, 2014

In our Summer 2014 issue of SHINE we visit Port Cartwright, a stunning coastal destination, and catch up with all the latest developments around Sunshine Cove. In this issue: Community Development Update House & Land for Sale Feature Family fun times ahead for summer! A new bigger and brighter Bunnings for Maroochydore! Download this month’s issue.


Vision for Sunshine Cove is now a reality

Before the planning of Sunshine Cove began, The Chardan Development Group chose six key words to use as its development ‘yardsticks’ for the project. They were sustainability, community, growth, amenity, innovation and affordability. Six years into the development of the 106-hectare Sunshine Cove estate, Chardan’s commitment to those words is clearly evident in the thriving, […]


The other side

When it comes to investing in property, most people opt for a lower-risk residential dwelling. But if you do your research, commercial property can deliver returns. The announcement of the recent approval for a development in Buderim has given property investors and developers more confidence in the local property market. The development, for more than […]


Solid building activity ‘on an upward trend’

New $1.8 billion hospital continues to drive Sunshine Coast market Dwelling approvals are up almost 25% – Paul Bidwell By Erle Levey Latest Queensland regional building approvals figures and housing finance figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics have continued their positive upward trend during August. Among the strongest performing regions is the Sunshine […]


New retail hub on horizon

Bunnings anchors major $48 million centre planned for Maroochydore By Erle Levey CBRE has been appointed by Bunnings to lease the 2200sq m of additional retail space as part of its $48 million development on Dalton Drive, Maroochydore. Construction on the landmark site is due for completion in late 2015. This precinct is set to […]


$48m Bunnings Begins

By Scott Sawyer Work on 1.5ha, $48 million Bunnings superstore is under way at Dalton Drive in Maroochydore. The superstore, which is expected to create more than 150 additional jobs will be one of the biggest Bunnings stores in Australia. Bunnings’ chief operating officer, Peter Davis, said the new store would boast a range of […]


‘Time ripe’ for Coast property investment

Industry experts reveal development hotspots By Scott Sawyer Short and long-term property investments could be about to spike, with important infrastructure projects to bolster the Coast property market, according to industry experts. Archers Body Corporate Management director, Andrew Staehr said, with plenty of projects in the pipeline, including Kawana’s health precinct and the new Maroochydore […]


SHINE Newsletter August 2014

In our Winter 2014 issue of SHINE we visit Coolum Beach, a great family favourite, and look into the plans for North Park. In this issue: Community Development Update House & Land for Sale Feature How to work for a life, not just a living! Home builder update! Download this month’s issue.


EMPORIO SELLS FOR $10.1m

Coast Investor Pounces on Leased Building Sunshine Coast Daily June, 2014 The Emporio office building at Maroochydore has been sold to a Sunshine Coast investor for $10.1 million. This office building, which has a nett lettable area of 2,650sq m over four levels, is part of a multi-staged development of (when completed) seven detached buildings, […]