The Urban Developer

Tower Plan for Garfield

A SYDNEY-based development company wants to build a $200m. six-star hign-rise next door to a popular surf

lifesaving club.

Sammut Group has unveiled plans for Coast. a 35-storey “uber-luxury

tower in central Surfers Paradise next to the Northdiffe Surf life Saving

Club. It will boast an opulent penthouse spanning three levels and

more than 1000sq m.

It will be financed by Alceon Group.

Planned for an absolute beachfront site on Garfield Terrace. it will be

the first luxury tower built in central Surfers Paradise since Jade was

completed nearly 15 years ago.

Developer Allen Sammut said the project would be his company’s first

on the Gold Coast after building in Sydney for 30 years.

“We are planning to create one of the most iconic. hign-end luxury

apartments the Gold Coast has ever seen. he said. We are very keen to establish a presence on the Gold Coast. particularly given the strength of the luxury downsizer market and accordingly we have worked up plans that we believe will deliver a bench mark for this market anywhere not only on the Gold Coast, but any where in Australia.”

The tower will have 49 luxury units. including36 half-floor villas. two

double storey “sky homes 10 full-floor subpenthouses and a giant


Sammut will submit its development application to the Gold Coast City

Council next week. It is expected to be considered by the planning

committee before Christmas.

If approved. the existing Garfield on the Beach tower will be demoished.

Alceon Group is one of Australia’s largest providers of development finance and has an extensive Gold Coast portfolio while Samut has created more than 40 towers.