Monthly Archives: July 2014

Sunland’s $1billion Gold Coast Pipeline

Sunland Group continues to ramp up its development activities on the Gold Coast with plans for a $136 million medium-rise apartment project at Palm Beach. The project marks a growing interest in high-density construction by Sunland, with a particular focus … Continue reading

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Robina Fast-Tracks CityVillage

The pace of residential development in Robina continues to lift, with Robina Group bringing forward a new release of homes at its $200 million CityVillage development. The developer has notched up close to $62 million in sales across its CityVillage … Continue reading

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GoldLinQ Heartened

Gold Coast light rail operator GoldLinQ has been heartened by first-day passenger numbers on Monday after a bumper 80,000 trips were recorded on last Sunday’s open day when travel was free. GoldLinQ says preliminary figures from  TransLink shows there were … Continue reading

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Arts Funding Reaches New Heights

Aerial artists reached new heights reflecting the City’s record funding for arts and culture. City of Gold Coast is investing nearly $12 million in culture this financial year. Community and Cultural Development Committee Chair Cr Bob La Castra said the … Continue reading

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Gold Coast Airport Marathon Now Nation’s Fastest

Unheralded Kenyan Silah Limo quietly lowered the Australian all-comers record in a comprehensive victory at today’s Gold Coast Airport Marathon. As the thousands of onlookers erupted in applause at the Southport Broadwater Parklands finish line the 22-year-old whispered to a … Continue reading

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Light Rail Launch Date Set

The $1.2 billion Gold Coast light rail system will take its first public passengers on July 20, with a day of free travel marking the milestone event. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson confirmed the date while visiting the … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Games Construction Boost

Construction of the 2018 Commonwealth Games Village will create an extra 1500 construction jobs on the Gold Coast. Grocon’s application for development of the village has been approved, marking a major milestone for Gold Coast workers and their families. Parklands … Continue reading

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New Direct Mackay Service From Gold Coast Airport

Gold Coast Airport welcomed Jetstar’s first direct service between the Gold Coast and Mackay over the weekend. The service, operated by an A320 aircraft, provides an additional 131,400 seats per year between the two destinations. Gold Coast Airport Chief Operating … Continue reading

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