Birtinya Town Centre renderA MAJOR retail and entertainment precinct on the Sunshine Coast has been given the green light.Stockland has announced that it has been granted planning approval for its proposed $830 million Birtinya Town Centre masterplan development.The development was approved by the Sunshine Coast Council on Monday.The 18 hectare development, approved by the Sunshine Coast Council on Monday, will include a new shopping centre, a service station, an entertainment precinct, a hotel, apartments, drive-thru restaurants, a town square with green space, and a walkable waterfront along Lake Kawana.“This masterplan approval defines the shared vision for a vibrant mixed use precinct for the $5 billion Oceanside community on the Sunshine Coast,” Stockland CEO and managing director Mark Steiner said.“With the regions’ above average population growth, 130,000 residents are forecast to livewithin the main trade area by 2031. “Our vision for the Birtinya Town Centre is to deliver a true people’s place, with lifestyle amenity for the community now and into the future.”The town centre will be located on Kawana Way and adjoining the Sunshine CoastHealth Precinct, which incorporates the Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Sunshine CoastUniversity Private Hospital, and the Sunshine Coast Health Institute.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus22 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market22 hours agoCycle ways, walkways, boardwalks and bridges will link the town centre to Birtinya Island, Bokarina Beach and the Business Village.Stockland Queensland general manager Kingsley Andrew said the Birtinya TownCentre masterplan was the “next big catalytic project for Oceanside”. “… bringing together commercial, apartments and mixed use development with open green space to create jobs and drive future investment across the Sunshine Coast region,” he said.“This will be Oceanside’s dynamic urban heart, a place that is centralised and accessible – aplace that connects people for business and fun, and, importantly, creates a regionaldestination for the Sunshine Coast.”The developer estimates that more than 550 jobs will be created during construction, with more than 14,600 new full time jobs on completion.The first stage of the town centre masterplan is the $87 million Stockland Birtinya ShoppingCentre, with works expected to commence before Christmas.
The kitchen has been renovated in a modern style.Ray White Robina agent Karyn O’Dea said the property had attracted strong interest from buyers drawn by the unusual design and the location.More from news02:37Gold Coast real estate: Custodian CEO John Fitzgerald urges Australians to buy more property now16 Sep 202002:37How COVID has changed spring buyer wishlists5 Sep 2020“Everyone who has looked through has said, wow,” she said.“It’s really unique, but it’s still got that modern touch.” Logs create a cosy feel in the bedroom at 17 Sandringham Drive, Robina.Except this is no shabby bush shack and it’s located in the central suburb of Robina Waters.The unusual home at 17 Sandringham Drive features pitched cedarwood ceilings, exposed cypress logs and, of course, a fireplace. Lots of logs in the study too.Despite the cosy appeal, Ms O’Dea has taken a proactive approach to ease any concerns around termites by addressing the issue head-on in the listing. “That is the first thing most people think of when there’s so much timber,” she said.“But termites do not like cedarwood or cypress – and that’s DO NOT in caps.” The 794sq m block is surrounded by trees and backs onto a nature strip and is only five minutes from Robina Town Centre. Luxury home sold as new restrictions announced The log house has been renovated at 17 Sandringham Dr, Robina.Now that we’re all bunkering down for a longer haul than expected, you might want to take isolation to a whole new level in the suburbs: Step 1, this log cabin, yes really.It’s no wonder a home built from cedarwood and cypress logs in a leafy pocket of the Gold Coast is attracting its fair share of interest.At first glance, you could be forgiven for thinking that you’d stumbled across a secluded log cabin tucked away somewhere in the Hinterland. Exposed beams and logs are a feature in the living area.Built in 1990, the log house caused a stir in the street at the time with some residents opposing the design as being out of character for the neighbourhood. The original home has been extensively renovated by the current owner who has put it to market with an asking price of $725,000. MORE NEWS: Isolated property demand surges after coronavirus