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Will the 'Aldi Effect' impact Sunshine Cove ?

Sunshine Cove property owners who have homes or investments near the new Aldi supermarket could have very valuable homes on their hands.According to a study conducted by mover and conveyance service My Home Move, the opening of a new Aldi branch has almost always sparked an incredible surge in the prices of nearby properties in the UK.In fact, the value of Chipping Norton, the previous home of ...
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$71.5 million dollar Sunshine Coast housing boost

The Sunshine Coast is set to share in a $1.8 billion housing investment by the Queensland Government, which will deliver more than 5,000 extra homes and thousands of jobs across the state in the next 10 years.Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni said the work, which comes under the Queensland Housing Strategy, was aimed at urgently addressing housing affordability in Queensland....
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Australia's first underground waste collection system - in Maroochydore !

The Sunshine Coast is again taking a nation leading position by unveiling Australia’s first, high-tech, automated waste collection system for a CBD, to be installed in the new Maroochydore City Centre.Rather than using wheelie bins, waste will be transported from commercial buildings and apartments at up to 70kmh through a 6.5km system of underground vacuum pipes locat...
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$18 million for Maroochydore Intersections Upgrade Project

More than $18 million will be invested in major intersection upgrades to provide greater access to the heart of the visionary Maroochydore City Centre community.Deputy Premier and Minister for Infrastructure and Planning Jackie Trad said an agreement had been reached between the Palaszczuk Government to invest $12.6 million alongside $5.6 million from Sunshine Coast Co...
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New town square slated for Palmwoods

A new town square will soon create a green community space for people to gather in the heart of Palmwoods, adjacent to the Memorial Hall, with construction due to start later this month. It will provide a central meeting point for festivals and community celebrations – with seating, shade and outdoor dining opportunities – and will improve pedestrian links through the town, connect...
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Central Sunshine Coast tipped to BOOM !

The Sunshine Coast is set to become the home of nimble businesses, tech-savvy millennials and young families in a major transformation set to reinvent its leisurely seaside image, according to a new report by Australia’s leading demographer. The report by Bernard Salt, The Activated City: Imagining the Sunshine Coast in 2040, found 550,000 people will be living in the...
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Parklands Blvd set for rehabilitation

Parklands Blvd in Little Mountain is scheduled for around $400,000 of improvements, starting this week as part of council’s $23 million Road Reseal and Rehabilitation Program. A section of road pavement between Little Mountain Dr and Ivadale Blvd will be rehabilitated. Drainage improvements will be undertaken first with asphalt resealing scheduled for the latter half of the project, dur...
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Coast secure during nationwide decline of new dwellings

Approvals for new dwellings remain steady on the Sunshine Coast despite a nationwide decline, according to council’s latest annual report.Council recently published its 2016 Annual Highlights Report which presents a selection of statistics, trend analysis and other growth data in the local development market.The report documents local development activity that took place in 2016 and demon...
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Palisade confirmed as Sunshine Coast Airport’s commercial partner in deal worth more than half a billion dollars

Palisade Investment Partners will be the Sunshine Coast Airport’s commercial operating partner in a deal worth more than half a billion dollars.Under the deal, the airport will continue to be owned by Sunshine Coast Council, with Palisade operating the asset under a 99-year lease.Palisade will be responsible for operating, investing and developing the airport and will oversee future negot...
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QLD's Coastal Markets continue to heat up

Queensland’s coastal markets have once again outperformed the state capital, according to the Real Estate Institute of Queensland’s (REIQ) Queensland Market Monitor for December 2017.The Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, and Noosa all finished 2017 with the strongest growth in the state, significantly outperforming Brisbane.The Sunshine Coast’s median house price grew 6.4% to end th...

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