The Gold Coast’s newest Timezone will open at The Strand at Coolangatta in early 2016, bringing with it a wave of fun to the revitalised suburb. Timezone Coolangatta will feature full size bowling lanes, and more than 200 games and attractions including dodgem cars and laser skirmish. ..
The first Gold Coast International Festival of Kites was held on September 26 – 27, with kites flying across the Gold Coast at Kirra, Broadbeach and Surfers Paradise. Locals and visitors on School Holidays turned out in droves to watch the spectacular kite displays and join in the kite flying fun. ..
Over in the unsuspecting culinary hotspot of Currumbin Creek Road, Ricky Fukuda and his team are turning the art of sourdough into a booming wholesale business at Panya Artisan Bakery, with plans to put the Currumbin Industrial Park further on the map as the place to go for affordable, quality fare just off the beaten track.
In 2014 City of Gold Coast Coast’s economic development division supported Gold Coast Swim Fashion Festival by funding a capacity building program with 10 selected Gold Coast designers participating in a series of workshops. The selected Gold Coast based swim and resort labels received instruction from top level business, fashion educators and successful labels to accelerate their learning and business capabilities. ..
Australia’s leading activewear brand, Lorna Jane, is opening the Gold Coast’s first ever Active Living Room in Coolangatta. The dynamic new space features a move studio offering a full timetable of fitness classes from $5, a nourishing cafe and a Lorna Jane boutique. ..
The Strand at Coolangatta has welcomed a new Marketing Manager at The Strand this month. Sarah Clasen joins the team, alongside new Centre Manager Josh Brown, as the buzz around the redeveloped retail, dining and lifestyle precinct grows. ..
The Gold Coast’s first 24 hour pharmacy is now open at the John Flynn Private Hospital in Tugun. The new facilities were officially opened onsite by Hon Jann Stuckey MP and have been open to the public since the beginning of May. ..
Concrete Lines Skate Shop has relocated from Tweed to Coolangatta with a brand new flagship store at The Strand, featuring an extensive range of skateboards, longboards, clothing, shoes and accessories, set to lift the profile of skateboarding retail on the Gold Coast. ..
Boardriders, the flagship concept store developed by Quiksilver, has opened at The Strand at Coolangatta. The new store at The Strand www.strandcoolangatta.com.au is the first of its kind in Australia and in close proximity to the world-class surfing breaks at Snapper Rocks and Kirra. ..
FoodWorks Tugun was awarded Express Store of the Year at the annual FoodWorks Store Awards held during the supermarket brand’s National Conference in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam earlier this year. Store owner Bob Pankhurst said, “Winning the best Express store in Australia is testament to all the hard work the team puts in every day to make our store the best we possibly can for our customers.” ..
A big name in the Gold Coast health food world opened its doors in Tugun at the beginning of this year. Flannery’s Natural and Organic Supermarket is now open at the corner of the Golden Four Drive/Gold Coast Highway shopping complex. ..
CSGC’s brochure ‘It’s Coffee Time’ has now been printed and will soon find its way across the Southern Gold Coast as a directory of our specialty coffee shops and cafés. The foldout brochure features a comprehensive list of our “coffee trail” across the eight villages of the Southern Gold Coast – from Rainbow Bay to Currumbin and out through the Currumbin Valley. ..
A new 24 Hour Pharmacy is opening onsite at John Flynn Private Hospital in Tugun on November 1. Open to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the operation will replace the existing 9am-5pm Monday to Friday retail pharmacy that currently operates at John Flynn. ..
With such an array of great coffee shops on the Southern Gold Coast, CSGC has put together a colour brochure listing all the best places to grab a coffee – designed for tourists and visitors to navigate the coffee culture on the SGC. ..
Gone are the days of the sleepy Tugun Village. With a host of new shops getting shiny fit-outs ready for summer trade – some of the old names are also reinventing themselves, including third generation family business, Tugun Fruit and Flowers. ..
The Strand at Coolangatta, formerly Showcase on the Beach, has signed some big names in the restaurant scene from Sydney and the Gold Coast to join the brand new Dining Precinct opening on Level 1 in November. ..
Stage One of The Strand at Coolangatta, formerly Showcase on the Beach, opened on Tuesday night with a grand opening for the new Woolworths Coolangatta. Woolworths is the first major tenant to open in Stage One of the $60 million centre redevelopment, with more construction underway on the Level 1 Dining Precinct and 300-seat Restaurant Court, which will have spectacular views over the ocean at Coolangatta. ..
The $60 million redevelopment of Showcase on the Beach at Coolangatta is well underway with the new look The Strand on track to open in November 2014. The new centre will feature a dining precinct on Level 1 with beach views, a full-size Woolworths Supermarket, and a small shops precinct with a unique range of specialty stores. ..