Maroochydore CBD is a “City by the Sea” and is the first “greenfield” CBD in Australia providing the business heart to the Sunshine Coast, creating a commercial office and retail precinct. It is the home of the Maroochydore International Airport which services the Sunshine Coast.
Pre-covid, the Sunshine Coast has seen a hive of economic activity in recent years, with the highest investment per capita in infrastructure investments with more in the pipeline.
Nowhere is this more true than in Maroochydore. A brand new CBD is being developed, drawing a swathe of new businesses, job opportunities and residents to the area. With this much local investment into infrastructure it’s no wonder it’s one of our top property locations.
With 80% of residents living in Maroochydore, all year round, this is a great suburb to invest in. Median property prices over the last year range from $940,000 for houses to $605,000 for units. If you are looking for an investment property, consider houses in Maroochydore rent out for $620 PW with an annual rental yield of 3.9% and units rent for $495 PW with a rental yield of 4.8%. Based on five years of sales, Maroochydore has seen a compound growth rate of 27.0% for houses and 22.2% for units (source: realestate.com)
The popularity of the region is highlighted with Buderim, a short 12 minute drive from Maroochydore, topping the largest number of sales, in Regional Queensland (2021) at 746 houses sales, followed by Hope Island on the Gold Coast at only 478.
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