Above image: Artist impression of the Queens Street Village development to begin after the Commonwealth Games. Supplied by City of Gold Coast.
Construction of a half-billion dollar development at Southport will begin after the Commonwealth Games. Expected to take seven years to complete.
“We will experience further urban renewal along the light rail corridor which will provide new developments like this where people can work and live next to public transport,”
“The heights for this project should give it an urban village feel rather than a mega-tower development.” - City Planning boss Cameron Caldwell
Industry figures say the project will the first of many high-density developments to appear along the light rail, catering for both the city’s ageing population and the lucrative student market.