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Timeless design versus trends that date

When planning a new home we are offered the latest in building design trends. But how do we build on-trend without risking a design that will date quickly? There are design elements that are timeless. These are the features, things like high ceilings, that remain highly sought after right across the different design eras of [...]

2019-08-27T14:49:13+10:00August 27th, 2019|Building Design Tips|

6 steps to commercial building success

To help clients navigate their commercial building project, Shadforth Lythgo has broken the process into six steps. This facilities easy tracking of progress and overall project management. By taking a birds-eye view of the entire process, clients are more easily able to understand where there are at in the project’s journey and what still needs [...]

2019-08-19T14:07:38+10:00August 19th, 2019|Commercial Construction|

6 steps to commercial building success

To help our clients navigate their commercial building project, Shadforth Lythgo has broken the process down into six steps. This facilities easy tracking of progress as well as overall project management. By taking a birds-eye view of the entire process, clients are more easily able to understand where there are at at any given time [...]

2019-08-13T08:15:43+10:00August 13th, 2019|Commercial Construction|

The Commercial Building Process Explained

As the Sunshine Coast becomes a vibrant business and industry hub we are being contracted to build more and more commercial premises. These vary from industrial sheds to retail spaces and even large-scale multi-purpose buildings. Whatever commercial project you are considering, there are some important early steps in your planning process. Image: Cade Mooney. [...]

2019-08-02T11:01:58+10:00August 2nd, 2019|Commercial Construction|

Mixed-Use Wins Appeal

Mixed-use development is a new way of planning built environments. It blends residential, commercial and cultural into one precinct, making communities a more physically and functionally integrated space. Multi-use communities bring people to live where they work, taking long travel times off the table and adding positives like more time each day to enjoy with [...]

2019-07-29T12:42:29+10:00July 29th, 2019|Design Trends|

When changing plans is a good thing

Changing plans mid-job is often expensive and time-consuming; changes at this time will usually blow both the budget and the schedule. Sometimes a client believes that it is worth it and so the changes are made, but if possible  it's best to stay the course once building has started. Image: Cade Mooney That’s [...]

2019-07-22T13:31:37+10:00July 22nd, 2019|Building Design Tips|

Custom built for lifestyle

After 20 plus years building residential, we have come to believe that homes are all about lifestyle, enjoying cosy times with family and friends, enjoying the day-to-day … about a space designed and built with your needs and wants top-of-mind. And that’s exactly what we deliver. This renovation really opened up the home in [...]

2019-07-15T12:22:30+10:00July 15th, 2019|Liveable Homes|

It’s All Good – Property on the Sunshine Coast

Living and working on the Sunshine Coast makes for a fabulous life, but it is also a natural hub for success as a building company. The Sunshine Coast is hot property as people from all over Australia (and the world) decide to make a life here, or choose it as a regular holiday destination, or [...]

2019-07-01T12:35:09+10:00July 1st, 2019|Property Market|