Within the span of 50 years, Australia’s Gold Coast City has grown from a small beachside holiday destination to the sixth largest city in the country. Gold Coast City is located in the middle of the booming South East Queensland corridor, with a population of more than 527,000 people and a catchment area of almost three million. With a strong regional economy valued at A$18.2 billion, the region remains one of the fastest-growing urban development areas in Australia.
- This growth has consolidated Gold Coast City’s three key industries, construction, tourism and retail, and boosted expansion of the city’s economic base across a diverse range of industries.
- These industries include creative (fashion, film and music), education, environment, food and beverage, health and medical, information and communication technology, marine and sport.
- Population-driven economic growth is providing significant opportunities for investors and businesses looking to establish, expand or re-locate.
- A combination of lower costs, a highly skilled local workforce, world-class infrastructure and a supportive business environment offer an ideal location conducive to achieving business success Gold Coast City is home to an array of natural attractions along with well established tourism facilities, including theme parks, restaurants, wineries, shopping and international golf courses.
- Gold Coast City invests more in tourism than any other city in Australia and is one of the leading tourism destinations, welcoming more than 11 million visitors every year. It enjoys a warm temperate climate year-round and with beautiful beaches, waterways and rainforests.
- The Gold Coast is one of the most bio-diverse cities in the country.