Queensland Businessman Appointed Honorary Consul General of Greece

George Mastrocostas

Queensland businessman George Mastrocostas has officially taken on the esteemed role of Honorary Consul General of Greece in Queensland.

Mr Mastrocostas, the driving force behind the prolific private development and construction company Aniko Group, was sworn in at a private ceremony in Athens on January 5th. His appointment reflects his unwavering dedication to fostering cultural exchange, strengthening economic ties, and facilitating collaboration between Greece and Queensland.

In his new role, Mr Mastrocostas will actively engage in diplomatic activities, provide vital support to the Greek community in Queensland, and champion collaborations across diverse sectors like trade, culture, and education.

Gold Coast businessman George Mastrocostas has been officially sworn in as the Honorary Consul General of Greece in Queensland.
George & Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

"I am deeply honoured to have been entrusted with this responsibility," expressed Mr Mastrocostas. "This role allows me to build bridges and strengthen the valuable connections between Greece and Queensland, contributing to the vibrant cultural, economic, and social exchange between our two regions."

Beyond his business and diplomatic endeavours, Mr Mastrocostas is a prominent Board Director for Hellenic Initiative Australia. This global non-profit organization mobilizes Diaspora Greeks and Philhellenes in a collective effort to invest in and nurture the future success of Greece through impactful programs. These initiatives encompass crisis relief efforts, support for entrepreneurial endeavours, and contributions to Greece's economic development.

"Serving on Hellenic Initiative Australia's Board allows me to contribute to the broader mission of bolstering Greece's development," Mr Mastrocostas shared enthusiastically. "The combination of my diplomatic role and involvement in philanthropy creates a unique opportunity to make a positive impact on both fronts."

As Honorary Consul General, Mr. Mastrocostas is well-positioned to solidify existing bonds and explore new avenues of cooperation. His unique position as a business leader with a profound understanding of both Australian and Greek cultures makes him ideal for bridging gaps and fostering meaningful connections.

Mastrocostas' Aniko Group, a powerhouse in the development and construction industry, boasts a development pipeline exceeding $2 billion, solidifying its position as one of the largest private developers on the Gold Coast.

The company recently completed a $500 million transformation of Hope Island, successfully selling over 600 apartments and townhouses. Over the past 15 years, Aniko Group has delivered significant residential and commercial projects throughout Southeast Queensland, including the luxurious car showroom on Bundall Road and a sold-out residential apartment project in Labrador.

Early this year, the company is set to embark on one of Queensland's largest private projects – a $2 billion, four-tower residential and mixed-use project called The Landmark, strategically located adjacent to Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

This vibrant residential-resort destination will offer an integrated collection of residential apartments, office spaces, medical facilities, a luxurious hotel, and a ground-floor retail and dining precinct. Plans include three residential towers of 25, 30, and 40 storeys and a 53-level tower featuring a mix of hotel suites and private hotel-branded residences.

Aniko Group is also actively engaged in construction on its $120 million apartment project at Chevron Island, where it has already achieved over $100 million in sales.

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