Gold Coast Facts

150m+ Buildings 8 Completed2 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 1 Completed
Tallest Building Q1 Tower (323 m)
Global Ranking #81 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #4 in Oceania by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #4 in Australia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Skyline North Tower (2004)
Average Building Age 8 years
Most Common Function Residential, 80%
Most Common Material Concrete, 90%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Q1 Tower 2005 323 m
2   Spirit 2019 298 m
3   Soul 2012 243 m
4   Circle on Cavill North Tower 2007 220 m
5   Hilton Surfers Hotel & Residences Orchid Towe… 2011 188 m
6   Sundale Apartments 2016 180 m
7   Wanda Ridong Hotel 2018 170 m
8   The Oracle Beach Tower 2011 165 m
9   Circle on Cavill South Tower 2006 158 m
10   Skyline North Tower 2004 158 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Orion Towers (South Tower) - 328 m
2   Imperial City Stage 3 - 327 m
3   Q1 Tower 2005 323 m
4   84-88 The Esplanade - 300 m
5   Spirit 2019 298 m
6   Cienna Square Tower II - 280 m
7   Orion Towers (North Tower) - 247 m
8   Soul 2012 243 m
9   Imperial City Stage 4 - 230 m
10   Grand Markwell Tower 2 - 221 m
  Completed   Under Constr.   Proposed

Building Function More Charts

Based on 10 Buildings Over 150m Height

 

Structural Material More Charts

Based on 10 Buildings Over 150m Height

 

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CTBUH Initiatives

Urban Regeneration: Gold Coast Cultural Centre
23 Jul 2015 – Event Report

Urban Places: Gold Coast: Form Versus Sprawl
5 Jun 2013 – Event Report

CTBUH Plaques & Signboards Initiative Begun
Oct 2004 – Event Report

Global News

Gold Coast Buildings May Harbor Degraded Concrete
24 Jun 2013 – Griffith University's Head of Architecture…

Gold Coast to Scrap "View Tax"
10 Apr 2013 – The Gold Coast City Council has decided to remove…

Hong Kong Developers Building Australian Tower
8 Apr 2013 – Construction has begun on a 25-story tower in…

Videos

Urban Regeneration – Gold Coast Cultural Centre: Introduction
23 Jul 2015 – John Flynn, CTBUH Australia Country Representative

Urban Regeneration – Gold Coast Cultural Centre: Tory Jones
23 Jul 2015 – Tory Jones, GCCC

Urban Regeneration – Gold Coast Cultural Centre: Howard Raggatt
23 Jul 2015 – Howard Raggatt, ARM Architecture

Research Papers

Two Examples of Urban Renewal: Melbourne and Coolangatta, Australia
Oct 2005 – CTBUH 2005 7th World Congress, New York