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Following the trade

A boutique skate shop has opened a 150sqm flagship store at Coolangatta’s new beachside lifestyle precinct, The Strand. Concrete Lines owners, Les Graue and Mel Morin, opened their first 80sqm store in 2006 in Tweed Heads. The decision to relocate the business to Coolangatta was a strategic move to capture passing foot traffic and the tourist trade that was missing at the old Tweed Heads location. “Skateboarding is a big part of the lifestyle around these suburbs and we’re in the perfect p