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Height: Occupied
235 m / 771 ft
Height: To Tip
322.5 m / 1,058 ft
Height: Architectural
322.5 m / 1,058 ft
Q1 Tower Outline
Height: Observatory
235 m / 771 ft
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
9 m/s
Tower GFA
107,510 m² / 1,157,228 ft²
# of Apartments
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name Q1 Tower
Other Names Q1
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Australia
City Gold Coast
Street Address & Map 9 Hamilton Avenue
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Construction Start 2002
Completion 2005
Official Website Q1 Resort and Spa
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #54 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #1 Tallest in Oceania
National Ranking #1 Tallest in Australia
City Ranking #1 Tallest in Gold Coast

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Sunland Group; Surfers Paradise Beach Resort
Design Innovarchi; Sunland Group
Structural Engineer
Design Arup
Main Contractor Sunland Constructions
Other Consultant
• Wind Windtech Consultants
Material Supplier
• Construction Hoists Alimak Hek
• Elevator KONE
• Sealants Dow Corning Corporation

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Releases Analysis of Global Population and Tall Buildings
Apr 2011 – CTBUH Journal Paper

CTBUH Plaques & Signboards Initiative Begun
Oct 2004 – Event Report

Research Papers

Tall and Urban: An Analysis of Global Population and Tall Buildings
Apr 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue II