The Waterfront, Shell Cove picks up another major industry honour

23 August 2022

The multi-award-winning The Waterfront, Shell Cove has added another prestigious honour to its lengthy list of accolades, picking up the Excellence in NSW Regional Development award at the UDIA NSW Crown Group Awards for Excellence held on the weekend.

The honour reinforces the position of The Waterfront, Shell Cove, by Shellharbour City Council with Frasers Property Australia, not only as the most significant new marine tourism destination in Australia, but also one of the most significant and impressive developments anywhere in the state.

“This major UDIA award is fitting recognition for a 30-year project incorporating new civic, community and marine infrastructure, and retail, commercial and residential uses, all integrated with the stunning naturaljsurroundings and boat harbour, around which the community is framed,’ Mathew Gulliver, Development Director – Shell Cove, Frasers Property Australia says.

“The Waterfront, Shell Cove is both a beautiful place to call home and a world-class tourism destination which elevates the entire region, and we thank and congratulate Shellharbour City Council and all our project partners on this achievement,” he says.

Mayor Chris Homer was also pleased to receive the award. “I am very proud that The Waterfront at Shell Cove has been recognised as the best regional development in NSW. Shellharbour City Council continues to set the standard for what can be achieved by an ambitious and effective local government body. It is satisfying that the high quality vision of past Councillors has become a high quality reality for the people of Shellharbour.”


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“The Waterfront at Shell Cove has already become a significant east coast landmark and whilst itsconstruction was a major economic catalyst for the entire region, its ongoing use continues to help drive beneficial employment and tourism outcomes” he says.

“I want to thank and congratulate Council staff, Frasers Property Australia and Coastwide Civil for their excellent work and collaboration in helping deliver this amazing harbour and foreshore area for current and future generations of Shellharbour residents and visitors to enjoy”.

The Waterfront, Shell Cove is located within a picturesque natural coastal setting surrounded by beaches, parks, and wetlands but close to schools, transport and major centres.
The Shellharbour Marina and boat harbour are now open next to the lively Town Centre, which features a retail precinct anchored by a Woolworths supermarket and specialty shops, restaurants on the marina’sedge, Waterfront Tavern, hotel, children’s beach, water play areas, library, and community centre.

The Waterfront, Shell Cove Sales Centre is in The Waterfront Town Centre at Shops 1 and 2, 100 Cove Boulevard, Shell Cove. It is open seven days from 10.30am to 5pm. Call Frasers Property on 13 38 38 or visit for more information.


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