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Two Stepped Mixed-Use High-Rises Proposed in the Gold Coast

Photo by City of Gold Coast on Unsplash
Photo by City of Gold Coast on Unsplash
26 March 2024 | Gold Coast, Australia

Plans have been filed for a high-profile corner site in the Southport CBD on the Gold Coast, Australia. With this new proposal, buildings of 14 and 26 floors would be built in two phases. The design would comprise of 134 one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments that would be above a ground floor of retail and cafe space. 

The 1,736 square meter site spans three vacant lots 7-11 Ferry Road, which had been previously approved in 2022 for a six-story office and shopping complex. Designed by Raunik Design Group, the development will be called Soma, the name of the Hindu god of the moon.

A two-story communal recreation space is planned across level 13 of both buildings and would include a pool and deck, spa, lounge, yoga breakout space, outdoor dining area and gym. The mid-level open space will give users 360-degree views across the Gold Coast. The lower level retail space and café area will offer 395 square meters and would be built across the site as part of the first stage, allowing the site to be pre-prepared for the second stage. Podium levels would provide a total of 136 carparking spaces

Read more about this story at the Urban Developer.