Altum keen to move ahead with resort development
Director Rob McCready said he was eager to see movement on the first stage of the 1300 holiday dwelling Great Keppel Island Resort development.
It is set to include a new beachfront hotel at Fisherman’s Beach as well as low-rise accommodation, a marina, retail village, day spa, golf course, research centre, 575ha Environmental Protection Area and an upgraded airstrip.
“We have proceeded with lodgement of the FMCA yesterday despite the COVID-19 crisis because while the world returns to normal, we are ready to move on this critical tourism infrastructure amongst the world’s greatest natural wonders,” he said.
Capricorn Enterprise chief executive officer Mary Carroll praised the Sunshine Coast-based developer’s continued faith in the region.
“In light of the ever-strong commitment shown to our region and state by the developers, we would encourage the Queensland government to undertake the FMCA assessment internally and waive any external assessment fee to reduce the cost and red tape for Altum Property Group,” she said
“Never has there been a more important time for government to fast track the process of investment in large infrastructure projects such as the Great Keppel Island redevelopment.”
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