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

Joshua Sondergeld (Branch President) Stockland
Carl Nancarrow McNab
Andrew Stevens Project Urban
Michael Jackson AVID Property Group
John Gallagher Argon Law
Chris Graham Walkers Corporation
Steven Grant Sunshine Coast Airport
Hamish Pressland Pelican Waters Heart
Beau Salter Besal Construction
Graeme Bews JFP Urban Consultants
Andrew Elvin Coast2Bay Housing Group
Stewart Gamblin Dennis Family Corporation
Sasha Tieleman PLACE Design Group
Corey James Bennett + Bennett Surveyors + Planners


NATIONAL: UDIA End of Year Update

UDIA National President, Col Dutton, has taken the opportunity to reflect on policy and advocacy nationally and on some of the major advocacy outcomes UDIA has achieved for members in 2023.

Local Events

Sunshine Coast Golf Day

May 24, 2024 Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast Branch’s annual Golf Day has returned for 2024. Join us for a day on the green to work on your hole-in-one, and…

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Sunshine Coast Meet the Mayor

May 29, 2024 Sunshine Coast

Join us on 29 May for an exclusive opportunity to meet the new Mayor, Rosanna Natoli.

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Mayor Rosanna Natoli

Adrian Allen

Andrew Hay


Sunshine Coast Branch