Business Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is open for business.

We’re committed to delivering a business environment to create long term prosperity.

We do this through creating conditions favourable to investment attraction, business growth and business relocation.

We have access to a range of services to support growth, productivity and capability.

City of Gold Coast’s business and industry engagement team proactively works with local business to develop a sustainable Gold Coast economy, strengthening our city’s business capabilities through business engagement and industry development initiatives. Inspired by lifestyle, we drive unique opportunities to invest, do business, study, work, live and visit our city.

Our Competitive Business Toolkit introduces a range of local, state and federal programs designed to equip Gold Coast business operators with the knowledge and capacity to lead the Gold Coast into the future.

Contact our dedicated team today:

Phone: +61 7 5581 7543
Email: business@goldcoast.qld.gov.au

Business & Invest

The Original Woody Caravans

Tucked away on Hilldon Court in Nerang is The Original Woody Caravans. A niche family-owned business operated by brothers Morrie and Shane Hook. With a combined 50 years trade experience in the shopfitting industry, the Hook brothers established The Original Woody Caravans, which offers custom-built reproduction Bondwood Caravans inspired by the 1950s era. “With a love of all things vintage and retro, the idea of building our caravans also allows us to use our unique skill sets to build 90% of the caravans in-house.” Offering a product, which is made in-house, is something the brothers are obviously proud of. After…
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“With a love of all things vintage and retro, the idea of building our caravans also allows us to use our unique skill sets to build 90% of the caravans in-
Business & Invest

Gold from green – successful eco-businesses

The beautiful natural environment the Gold Coast enjoys is motivating businesses to come up with global solutions to protect it. Globally renowned as Australia’s tourism capital, the Gold Coast is famous for its environment. The city’s pristine, golden beaches are flanked by the ‘green behind the gold’, home to World Heritage-listed rainforests. There’s no doubt the environment is a crucial ingredient of the Gold Coast tourism economy. But what most people are not aware is how caring for the environment is becoming big business as Gold Coast headquartered businesses focussed on environmental solutions and sustainable practices grow markets all around…
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Motivated by a beautiful natural environment, Gold Coast eco-businesses are finding gold in green through sustainable solutions for the city and the planet
Business & Invest

Two Gold Coast Companies Collect Design Honours

Two Gold Coast companies have been recognised in an international product competition and are now in contention to claim an international design award. Evolve Skateboards’ All Terrain Carbon Series skateboards and marine manufacturer Superior’s Waterscape floating platform are among 30 sport and lifestyle products from around the world to be awarded a Good Design® Selection. The Good Design Awards, managed by Good Design Australia, are one of the longest standing and most prestigious design awards in the world, promoting excellence in design and innovation since 1958. Companies across the globe nominate their products in the hope of collecting accolades. Evolve…
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Two Gold Coast companies have been recognised in an international product competition and are now in contention to claim an international design award.
Business & Invest

Yatala – the future of industrial innovation

In years gone by, Yatala was known for its famous meat pies, its Drive-in theatre, and nothing much else – a popular pit stop for day-trippers between Brisbane and the Gold Coast’s beaches. Now it’s an industrial precinct that thousands of vehicles drive past each day – and that’s exactly what makes it attractive to leading Australian companies with an eye on logistics: easy access to one of Australia’s busiest road transport corridors. Most drivers passing Yatala think they’re travelling through Brisbane’s outskirts, but the 3,000 hectare Yatala Enterprise Area (YEA) is actually the Gold Coast’s northern industrial ‘jewel’. And…
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Yatala is the Gold Coast's industrial jewel and the future of Australian industrial innovation, complete with an emerging high-tech motorsports hub