Sunshine Coast Renaissance a Boon for Business

It has been hard to miss the news of the Covid-induced exodus of city-dwellers to Australia’s regions. What may be lesser known though, is that just an hour’s drive north of Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast has been an emerging economic powerhouse for years. As a result of the exodus the region is now firmly in […]

Sunshine Coast Growth to Reshape Region

Population growth and more diverse types of housing are shaping Sunshine Coast Council’s vision to create a new 10-year planning scheme for the region. Brisbane’s northern neighbour is experiencing a post-Covid development boom with a surge in investment and development activity in the area. Sunshine Coast Council director of major projects Debra Robinson will discuss […]

Sunshine Coast Undersupply Spurs Local Investors

Sunshine Coast is hot property with unprecedented demand in 2020 driving up prices and depleting agents’ listings, while developers turn to greenfield developments to meet a growing appetite for coastal lifestyle. Listing rates were at their lowest in 10 years at the end of 2020 with the increased move to remote working and Australians relocating […]

Growing pains: Sunshine Coast tries to keep sense of community while still being popular

The future development of the rapidly growing Sunshine Coast is likely to swing back from building new greenfield estates to higher density apartment-style housing along major transport corridors after the Sunshine Coast Council decided to scrap its existing planning scheme. The decision at today’s meeting of the council is likely to kick off a fresh […]

Habitat Development Group Secures New Maroochydore CBD Approval

Following on from the success of their $83 million Market Lane project in the new Maroochydore CBD, Habitat Development Group have secured development approval for their second project in the precinct. Habitat Development Group director Cleighton Clark said The Corso Residences will be a $94 million project comprising a mix of 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments over […]

EDQ approves second Maroochydore CBD site for Habitat

Habitat Development Group has secured approval from Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) for a second project in the new Maroochydore CBD, buoyed by recent sales success at their $83 million Market Lane project. The new $94 million development, the Corso Residences, will include two towers, one 15-storey tower offering 116 apartments, including five penthouses, and an eight-storey tower, […]

5 QLD residential developments completing construction in 2021

Urban takes a look at five new developments in Queensland that are expected to reach completion in the coming year. With many projects expected to reach completion over the coming year, Urban has decided to take a look at five soon-to-be-completed Developments offered in Queensland. 1. Cello, Greenslopes Address: 5-9 Flora Street, Greenslopes QLD 4120 One-bedroom apartments from $349,000 Set for completion in May, Cello Apartments […]

Cube Developments records near sell-out success across three South East Queensland developments

Director of Cube Developments Scott Juniper said around 30 per cent of purchasers across the company’s portfolio have come from outside South East Queensland Sunshine Coast developer Cube Developments has achieved a near-sellout success across three of its projects totalling $132 million. Of the three projects, Beach Life Alex (pictured) – a $70 million project opposite Alexandra […]

Stockland Wins Approval for Fitness ‘Shred’ Hub

Stockland has gained approval to build a “shred” factory as part of the Kawana Waters masterplanned community on the Sunshine Coast. The Shred Factory comprises an indoor swimming pool and facilities, 1,500sq m skate park and 1,109sq m of gym space including a dance studio, gym, sports-related health services, offices and café. The facility is […]