Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast Branch of the Institute is the place to be for networking, knowledge, and making the most of the development industry on the Coast.

And it’s our industry that drives much of the growth on the Sunshine Coast. The development industry is the third largest generator of employment in the region and directly accounts for 11 percent of jobs.

Our industry matters, and growth on the Coast is a direct result of the work of our members. When decision makers want to know about the development industry and the drivers for growth, they come to us.
We’ve built this reputation over time, and by consistently demonstrating that our members are committed locals, who have made the Sunshine Coast their home and the place to do business.

We advocate for our members because we know the positive impact our industry has on the prosperity of our community.

Everyday we continue to build our reputation as expert advisors to local decision makers. On the Coast, the Institute is ahead of the pack; we give our members the grassroots knowledge of the local development market, and our state-wide contacts and resources mean we can provide members with the high-level research into the market and changing demographics.

Branch Committee

Carl Nancarrow (Branch President) McNab
Joshua Sondergeld (Vice President) Stockland
Andrew Stevens (Vice President) Project Urban
Ayisha Boaden AVID Property Group
John Gallagher Argon Law
Chris Graham Walkers Corp
Steven Grant Sunshine Coast Airport
Hamish Pressland Pelican Waters Heart
Beau Salter Besal
Caitlin Sewel ANZ
Paul Bell Fincierge
Graeme Bews JFP Urban Consultants
Sophie Williams Walker Corporation


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Local Events

Meet the Council CEO

December 14, 2020 Sunshine Coast

Join us on December 14 to meet the new Sunshine Coast Council CEO, Emma Thomas. Don’t miss the last branch event of the year!

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Sunshine Coast Land Supply

March 23, 2021 Sunshine Coast

Join us on March 23 to hear the experts discuss the opportunities and challenges of land supply on the Coast.

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James Ruprai

Andrew Stevens

Matt Gross

Sunshine Coast Market Outlook

July 15, 2021 Sunshine Coast

Join us on July 15 to find out what’s happening in the Sunshine Coast Market.

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Robert Sobyra

Mal Aikman

Matt Hemming


Sunshine Coast Branch