Mayor tees off construction
23 August 2019
Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has officially kicked off construction on The Verge at Burleigh Golf Club.
The Mayor performed the ceremonial turning of the first sod alongside RetireAustralia Chief Executive Officer Dr Brett Robinson, Burleigh Golf Club President Peter Evans and Gold Coast Division 12 Councillor Pauline Young.
A partnership between RetireAustralia and Burleigh Golf Club, The Verge has experienced strong interest since its launch earlier this year, with 30 per cent of stage one already secured through expressions of interest.
The Verge is set to redefine seniors living on the Gold Coast and will offer spacious well-designed independent living apartments and an exceptional lifestyle overlooking the club’s 10th hole and lush green fairways beyond.
“The start of construction is an exciting milestone and we’re delighted to celebrate this occasion with Mayor Tom Tate, Councillor Pauline Young, Burleigh Golf Club executives and board members, as well as our valued customers,” Mr Robinson said.
“The Verge is certainly resonating with buyers and we’re looking forward to watching our vision become a reality as construction progresses.
“This new community will also help to address the critical undersupply of quality seniors housing options for residents within the surrounding area who want to stay close to their family and support networks as they age.
“This is an issue being experienced in various metropolitan and regional areas across Australia and forms an important part of our strategy for our new retirement communities.”
More than 17,000 people aged over 65 are living within five kilometres of Burleigh Golf Club yet there are currently less than 300 retirement dwellings in the area.
Burleigh Golf Club General Manager Ian Cottle said he was looking forward to being able to welcome the first residents at The Verge to the golf club community.
“RetireAustralia have an excellent reputation and we’re proud to be partnering with them for this project, which will provide benefits to both local residents and our members,” Mr Cottle said.
“Our club is receiving ongoing financial gains through this arrangement, our members will benefit from the additional communal spaces and wellness hub, and the local community will receive quality retirement living options that are much needed – it’s a great outcome.”
The Verge is RetireAustralia’s first new retirement village to be co-located with a popular local golf club and their first vertical retirement village to be constructed on the Gold Coast.
Close to beautiful beaches and some of the region’s best dining experiences, shopping and entertainment hubs, The Verge is designed especially for active seniors with flexible independent living options tailored to each individual.
The pet-friendly one, two and three-bedroom independent living apartments will feature floor-to-ceiling windows to make the most of the sweeping views, spacious balconies, high quality inclusions and age-friendly designs.
Community spaces will include a rooftop terrace, resident’s bar and a wellness hub with a gymnasium, indoor and outdoor activity areas, salon, café and lush gardens, all within wandering distance of the existing Burleigh Golf Club clubhouse.
Independent living apartments are priced from $530,000 and expressions of interest are now open.
For more information on The Verge at Burleigh Golf Club, call 1800 955 070 or register for an appointment.
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