SUPPORT continues to grow for Sunshine Coast Lightning as two major Coast businesses throw their backing behind the National Netball League team.

Sunshine Coast Airport and AVID Property Group, the developers behind Palmview’s master-planned community, Harmony, have signed on as business partners with the Coast’s first national sporting team.

Lightning chief executive officer Danielle Smith said there was a great sense of anticipation surrounding the team at the moment.

“Our results on court show we are getting stronger, while off it, the club is in a fantastic position with the backing of two more highly successful businesses,” she said.

Having the fastest-growing airport in the country on the Lightning’s doorstep was great for the team and its supporters, as well as the community, Ms Smith said.

“The athletes and support staff appreciate the convenience of travelling in and out of Sunshine Coast Airport.

“With the airport growing, more passengers can come to the Sunshine Coast for Super Netball games at USC Stadium as well as experiencing this incredible part of the world.”

Sunshine Coast Airport general manager Peter Pallot said the airport was incredibly proud to join forces with the Lightning.

“The team are fantastic ambassadors for the region and we look forward to welcoming our team and the wonderful Lightning fans when they travel away from home,” he said.

AVID Property Group general manager Bruce Harper said the company was thrilled to put its support behind the club.

“AVID is very pleased to become a corporate partner for the team, and to extend our commitment to supporting not only local business, but local sporting clubs,” Mr Harper said.

“With Lightning’s home court at the University of the Sunshine Coast only around the corner from Harmony – Palmview’s largest master-planned community, it’s a great synergy for AVID to get behind this fantastic team which is going from strength-to-strength.”

Source – The Sunshine Coast Daily

About Harmony

AVID Property Group’s $3billion project – Harmony – is strategically located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast and is the largest masterplanned community underway in the Palmview area.  Set on 378 hectares, Harmony will deliver more than 4,800 homes for 12,000 future residents, catering to a wide range of buyers – all enhanced by 100 hectares of open space and the future delivery of a 15,250 GFA Town Centre.  More than 9,000 short-term jobs will be generated through the delivery of the project.

Harmony’s design embraces the Sunshine Coast’s enviable lifestyle and living at Harmony means it’s easy to get around. Harmony is conveniently connected to the Bruce Highway and the Sunshine Coast Motorway, and Mooloolaba is 10km and Maroochydore 14km to the north, the coastline is only 7km to the east, Brisbane is 90 km to the south, and the Sunshine Coast hinterland is only 20kms to the west.

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About AVID Property Group

AVID Property Group undertakes industrial and residential development in key growth corridors across Australia. With a pipeline value of $3 billion, our developments encompass broadacre and infill subdivision, incorporating more than 8,500 residential lots and over 640 hectares of industrial land.

AVID Property Group strives to deliver sustainable, community based projects that are progressive and of high quality and well serviced by transport, infrastructure and amenity. Led by highly experienced senior management and development teams with a broad range of expertise, AVID Property Group is able to add significant value at each stage of the project lifecycle. With a record of forming strong relationships, particularly with joint-venture partners, AVID Property Group is committed to extending existing business relationships and developing new opportunities with like-minded individuals, organisations and government.

Figures current as at September 2016