Luxurious automotive puzzle stacker to be constructed on Sunshine Coast for downsizers and their ‘toys’

Luxurious automotive puzzle stacker to be constructed on Sunshine Coast for downsizers and their ‘toys’

A decade in the past, self-professed automotive fanatic Chris Rodgers had an concept to construct a gleaming storage crammed with row upon row of luxurious autos.

The property developer’s dream is now taking form on the Sunshine Coast with building of a multi-storey automobile puzzle stacker, believed to be the primary of its variety in Australia.

The stacker can be 5 storeys excessive and, as a automobile is moved in or out, the entire automobiles will change positions in a mechanised system.

Mr Rodgers stated it will maintain 31 automobiles and was going to be “fairly thrilling”.  

“You are dialling your quantity in and your automotive bodily puzzles all the way down to the underside the place it comes out,” he stated. 

“And which means automobiles will transfer on a weekly foundation when individuals use them.

“So whenever you are available and sit down within the viewing platform, automobiles can be in numerous spots on a regular basis.”

It’s a part of a $7.5 million, 11-unit business growth in Aura Enterprise Park, which could have a deal with prime finish auto companies. 

Luxurious automotive puzzle stacker to be constructed on Sunshine Coast for downsizers and their ‘toys’
Chris Rodgers is planning to cater for fellow automotive lovers along with his storage.(ABC Sunshine Coast: Jessica Ross)

Mr Rodgers, a director at Yindi Holdings, stated the luxurious automotive storage was being marketed in direction of downsizers who had run out of room for his or her “toys”.

“Or they’re form of in a tin shed someplace and it is probably not one of the best surroundings to retailer them in.”

Concept born within the USA

Mr Rodgers stated the concept was impressed throughout a go to to america.

“We noticed an identical idea over in Houston … about 10, 12 years in the past, and thought, ‘That is the kind of growth that we wish to construct Australia’,” he stated.

“There had been at the least 200, perhaps 150 automobiles saved in there, so yeah, [it was] fairly substantial.”

A black corvette car parked outside a construction site
Work is underway on the web site for the high-end automotive precinct.(ABC Sunshine Coast: Jessica Ross)

However Mr Rodgers and his enterprise companions determined to begin with extra a modest method.

“We thought, if we construct one right here first and we simply do it a little bit boutique, then that may check the waters,” he stated.

“We might prefer to broaden it into different states and different areas as nicely.

“So that is form of our check mannequin.”

Three rows of luxury cars stacked up in a garage
The puzzle stacker will home 31 luxurious autos and embrace assembly areas.(Equipped: Yindi Holdings Pty Ltd)

Shopping for ‘factories’ to retailer automobiles

Roadrunner Automobile Membership president Graeme Block may see the usefulness of such a growth, along with his members typically struggling to search out area for his or her assortment.

“I do know individuals who purchase factories to retailer them … which is an costly train,” he stated.

“So if anyone’s offering the form of storage that’s extremely safe, so that invaluable automobiles are protected, there could be a market there for it.”

He stated individuals had collections of automobiles that most people by no means noticed.

“You would be shocked the variety of automobiles you by no means see,” Mr Block stated.

Man in black shirt outside, standing next to black Porche
Roadrunners Automobile Membership president Graeme Block says house owners are all the time on the lookout for secure garages.(Equipped: Graeme Block)

Mr Rodgers stated the power would come with assembly rooms for native automotive membership members to make use of.

“And that’s sharing these pursuits with reference as to whether it is a high-end unique automotive, or it is an vintage automotive, muscle automotive,” he stated.

“There’s undoubtedly fairly a big neighborhood of automotive lovers on the coast and that is simply going to be a small assist for that complete group.”

The event is because of open early subsequent 12 months.

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