CCBR Business Review

13 B U S I N E S S B R I E F S Christmas trade good for new Ettalong Beach business Hayley Powell Hayley Powell has opened Pure Bulk Foods, a natural foods store at 46 Picnic Parade, Ettalong Beach. The store opened in September and has proved to be a popular venue for those looking for natural and organic food products on The Peninsula. Ms Powell said, “our mission is to inspire a healthy and waste-free lifestyle. We provide a personal shopping experience with real foods as nature intended, to support your health and the environment.” Ms Powell said she had found that it was difficult to access bulk natural foods on The Peninsula and when she lost her job as a travel agent due to coronavirus she decid- ed to go into business with a new offering. Bar reopens in Gosford as Lyons Den Claire and Jared Lyons Brother and sister Jared and Claire Lyons launched an exciting new venture in mid- December with the opening of Lyons Den, a place to drink, eat and relax in an indoor – outdoor setting. Formerly the well know Reviver Bar the Lyons conceived the idea in early 2020 and engaged Interior Designer, Xanthe Highfield from Studio Highfield to create a space with a ‘bright, fun and playful’ theme. In keeping with the business name and theme, painter Leigh Kaplan painted the signature lion mural. From the opening patronage has been better than the pair expected with every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night booked out and afternoon trade strong. “We are getting a younger crowd, around the mid-20s on Friday and Saturday nights and lots of families who we are finding are mostly local residents,” said Claire Lyons. The Lyons Den is open every day from 12.00am until 10.00pm. f Automated transactions inMYOB and XERO Personal service backed up with 30 years experience Committed to making your business grow FOR YOUR BUSINESS PROBLEM SOLVING Erina based business partners. Paul Klumper and. Michael Jones have created a new and inno- vative concept of portable and modular homes.  The new business Lite Homes Pty Ltd is located at West Gosford where the modular homes are built. Lite homes have been founded to build sustainable, high quality, contemporary, and innovative building solutions. They are cost-effective and suitable for an extensive variety of housing and business projects.  Lite Homes embrace a contemporary design and steel construction technique that enables modules to be easily trans- ported anywhere – a truly light home. Built with a welded steel frame structure and clad in an innovative insulated fire- resistant aluminium cladding.  The modules come in a range of options from 1-bedroom to 3-bedrooms with optional extras including awning, deck and landscaping. The Lite32 module – the flagship module - features a kitchen (including dishwasher and stove), luxury bathroom, bedroom, lounge/dining, and ample storage. With 32sqm of internal space, the Lite32 also features 2.5m high ceilings and gener- ous glass windows, ducted air conditioning and open areas along with quality carpet, tiles and timber flooring. Lite Homes also offer a Lite64 and Lite96 which as the name implies come with 64 and 96 sqm of internal space with 2 and 3 bedrooms, respectively. The Lite32 comes with a starting price tag of $140,173.00. The Lite Homes are fully fitted out with plumbing, electrical, and communications cabling and can be fitted with solar panels so as to function off-grid. The design and fit-out are based on luxu- ry campervans that have gained popularity in recent years. Mr. Jones highlighted that uses for the Lite Home extends from granny-flats to temporary homes and are perfect for holiday resorts. “They also make excellent sales offices for real estate agents and other commercial uses,” he said. A new concept in portable home design and construction Paul Klumper and Michael Jones with a Lite32 module under construction CENTRAL COAST BUSINESS REVIEW FEBRUARY 2021