Metricon Homes has extended its naming-rights deal with the home ground of the Gold Coast Suns for a further four years.
Fireworks that could be heard kilometres away, 21,485 screaming Gold Coast Suns fans and Karmichael Hunt's first AFL goal - from 60m out, no less - it was a cracking night out at Metricon Stadium.
Australia's newest stadium, Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast, will host its first match on May 28 in front of a sell-out crowd.
Gold Coast Stadium at Carrara will officially be known as Metricon Stadium following a naming rights agreement with Australia's leading home builder.
Gold Coast's Carrara Stadium is on schedule for completion in May 2011. Meanwhile, 20% of the stadium's power needs will be generated by solar panels.
Queensland sport minister Phil Reeves today released a series of aerial images showing how the Gold Coast Stadium is 'rising up' at Carrara.
The $126 million redevelopment of the Gold Coast Stadium is one step closer today as demolition gets underway at the site in Carrara.
Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has released the first images of what the completed Gold Coast Stadium at Carrara will look like - giving the Gold Coast an exclusive sneak peak of what the $126 million project has to offer.
The final hurdle facing Gold Coast's confirmation as the AFL's 17th licence appeared to be cleared last night after a local council meeting.
Two things stand between the Gold Coast and its new AFL team - a 25,000-seat stadium and the mountain of money needed to build it.