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Green light given to $900m Yaroomba Beach project on the Sunshine Coast


Posted by Monica Gameng

The Sunshine Coast Council has green-lighted the development of Sekisui House’s $900 million Yaroomba Beach project on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. The development approval was given after some alterations were made to the project masterplan that was designed by architecture firm Hassell.

“Sunshine Coast Council officers undertook a rigorous assessment of our application and Councillors supported their recommendation that the application be approved,” Yaroomba Beach Project Director Evan Aldridge said.

YB02-ProjectPresentation-1Source: Yaroomba Beach

The Yaroomba Beach development will include a seven-storey Westin Coolum Spa and Resort - the first five-star resort to be developed on the Sunshine Coast in 30 years - as well as a ‘coastal village’ that will comprise of retail spaces, restaurants and public spaces.

Stage 1 of the Yaroomba Beach project will include the construction of the 220-room Westin hotel and the public components of the masterplan.

Evening-DiningSource: Yaroomba Beach

The coastal village section of the development will include a shopping centre, a 6,000-SQM public park, approximately three kilometres of pathways that is surrounded by retained native vegetation, direct beach access with public car parking as well as a beach ecology and an indigenous education centre.

The shared facilities at Yaroomba Beach will also be complemented by 753 new apartments and 98 new dwellings that are going to be built as part of the development.

kid-with-kiteSource: Yaroomba Beach

The entire Yaroomba Beach project is expected to support up to 1,400 direct and indirect jobs in the local community. The project is also expected to generate an average of 440 jobs a year over its staged delivery.

The Yaroomba Beach development is projected to be completed by 2021.

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Source: The Urban Developer, Yaroomba Beach

Monica Gameng

Monica Gameng

Monica is a Marketing Assistant who handles blog content creation. She has a background in IT and has passion for research and writing.