List of tallest buildings on the Gold Coast

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The current tallest buildings and structures in Australia. The fourth-tallest, the Q1, is located in the Gold Coast.
Q1 is the tallest building on the Gold Coast and the tallest in Australia
The north tower of Circle on Cavill (right) is the 3rd-tallest building on the Gold Coast

These are lists of the tallest buildings on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. In accordance with CTBUH guidelines, heights are measured to the structural height, which includes architectural elements, such as spires, but not communications antennas. Structures are not included.

The Gold Coast is home to Australia's tallest building, Q1, standing at 322.5 metres (1,058 ft). Despite its status as Australia's sixth largest city, the Gold Coast has the fourth-greatest number of skyscrapers in Australia after Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.[1]

Tallest completed and topped out buildings[edit]

Height: R = Roof, P = Pinnacle (top of spire or antenna)

Rank Name Height (m) Floors Built Use
P R
1 Q1 323 245 78 2005 Residential
2 Soul Surfers Paradise 243 77 2011 Residential
3 Circle on Cavill - North Tower 220 70 2007 Residential
4 Hilton Surfers Hotel & Residences - Orchid Tower 194 57 2011 Residential
5 Sundale Apartments 180 55 2016 Residential
6 The Oracle - Beach Tower 165 50 2010 Residential
7 Skyline North Tower 158 50 2004 Residential
8 Circle on Cavill - South Tower 158 50 2006 Residential
9 Skyline Tower 146 40 2006 Residential
10 The Grand Mariner 139 43 1992 Residential
11 Breakfree Peninsula 137 47 1982 Residential
12 The Oracle - Hinterland Tower 135 40 2010 Residential
13 Gold Coast International (West Tower) 132 42 unk Residential
14 Air on Broadbeach 131 37 2005 Residential
15 Southport Central Tower B 130 40 2007 Residential
16 Mantra Suncity 130 42 1999 Residential
17 Victoria Tower 123 39 2010 Residential
18 Hilton Surfers Hotel & Residences - Boulevard Tower 120 34 2010 Residential

Proposed, approved and under construction buildings shown[edit]

Gold Coast skyline view from Chevron Island in the Nerang River

It is noted some of the proposed or under construction buildings on the Gold Coast have been scaled back, gone into receivership or cancelled due to the Global Financial Crisis and lack of finance and investment among other factors on the Gold Coast.[2]

Name Height (m) Floors Completion Use Status
Imperial City - Tower 1 360 104 TBA Mixed Proposed[3]
Spirit 297 89 2019 Residential Under Construction[4]
Imperial City - Tower 2 85 TBA Mixed Proposed
Imperial City - Tower 3 75 TBA Mixed Proposed
41 Enderley Ave - Tower 1 221 67 TBA Residential Proposed
2 - 4 Orchid Ave 217 65 TBA Mixed Approved
GCI North - Tower 1 194 57 TBA Residential/Retail Proposed
Thakral Budds Beach - Tower 1 184 44 TBA Residential Proposed
WaterGlow 183 57 TBA Mixed Approved
Sanbano 171 51 2017 Residential Approved[5]
Main Place 170 50 TBA Residential Proposed
Jewel - Tower 2 170 48 2018 Mixed Under Construction[6]
41 Enderley Ave - Tower 2 163 48 TBA Residential Proposed
Jewel - Tower 1 144 41 2018 Mixed Under Construction
Zaha Hadid (Mariner's Cove) tower 1 134 44 TBA Residential Proposed
Zaha Hadid (Mariner's Cove) tower 2 134 44 TBA Residential Proposed
GCI North - Tower 2 132 42 TBA Residential/Retail Proposed
Matrix 131 39 TBA Residential Proposed
Rhapsody 130 42 TBA Residential Finished
Jewel - Tower 3 124 35 2018 Mixed Under Construction

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Buildings in Gold Coast City. Emporis. Retrieved 2 July 2014.
  2. ^ Marissa Calligeros (13 May 2011). Gold Coast 'dead', says developer. Brisbane Times. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 2 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Proposed 104 storey Southport tower poised to steal Q1's crown of Southern Hemisphere's tallest residential high rise". Gold Cost Bulletin. 
  4. ^ Spirit - The Skyscraper Center. The Skyscraper Centre. Retrieved 27 July 2016
  5. ^ "New high rise development for Southport". Brisbane Times. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  6. ^ Wanda Ridong Hotel – The Skyscraper Center. CTBUH. Retrieved 26 April 2015

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