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Staff Racing For Opening

The countdown is on until the brand new Westfield Coomera Town Centre throws open its doors to the public for the very first time. This Thursday is the official opening date of the $470 million development, with Gold Coasters able to shop up a storm from 9am. Centre Manager Lauren Frew told myGC just over 100 […]

New Coles For Coomera

Residents will soon have even more options to do their grocery shopping, with three new Coles supermarkets set to open on the Gold Coast. The new stores will be based at Pimpama, Southport Park and Coomera Town Centre, and are due to start trading within the next three weeks. Coles State General Manager Reagan Lauder said […]

Coomera property market set to take off

The $470 million Westfield Coomera, next to the Coomera Train Station, is due to open its doors within the next few weeks. The opening on October 11 will see retail space spanning 59,000sq m, 140 speciality stores, major supermarket and retail outlets and a cinema complex, with 7500 jobs created through the construction of the […]

New Coomera Boom

The $470 million first stage of the Coomera Town Centre is quickly taking shape and is expected to open in late 2018. This massive project was first proposed more than 22 years ago and now that it is coming to fruition, businesses are gaining interest in the area. Developers and landowners who own properties around […]

Gold Coast sees spike in first home buyers

THE State Government is on track to approve $20 million in first-homeowner grants this financial year after a 30 percent spike in applications. Almost 750 grants have been approved already this financial year. The total for 2016-17 was 683. The government’s $20,000 first-homeowner grant ends on June 30. Holly Power and Alex Hart used the […]

Soaring demand lifts affordable housing

SOARING rental demand across Southeast Queensland is driving higher levels of private investment in affordable housing schemes — a boon for struggling families. Demand for affordable housing has shot up in the past few years, according to Jason Cubit, chief executive of Horizon Housing Company, as more workers and working families face housing stress. “In […]

Coomera is tipped as a hotpspot to watch

Darrell Irwin, Director in Charge at Colliers International believes the Gold Coast real estate market is hotter than ever. And will continue on this upward trajectory in 2017. “In 2016 we witnessed strong demand in the residential land subdivision, house and land, and townhouse market on the Gold Coast,” Darrell says. “Bank lending restrictions have […]