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

Gold Coast presents golden opportunities for developers

The Gold Coast is full of golden opportunities for developers where infrastructure and transport are established but accommodation and retail are yet to catch up, according to leading property analyst, Urbis. New Urbis research has found areas such as Helensvale and Varsity Lakes have failed to fire with developers in recent years, despite government investment in transport and infrastructure. Urbis Senior Consultant Liam Campbell said Helensvale and Varsity Lakes featured important elements crucial to the successful development of population hubs, such as access to transport, jobs, education facilities and retail. “During the past five years, attention has focused on areas…
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Gold Coast is full of golden opportunities for developers where infrastructure and transport are established according to leading property analyst, Urbis.
Business & Invest

Passionate startup founder paves way for Gold Coast’s future entrepreneurs

DAN Norris spent seven years failing at entrepreneurship before co-founding WP Curve in 2013. It became profitable in 23 days and is now one of the fastest growing WordPress support companies in the world. But Mr Norris is more than just a passionate startup founder, he’s a devoted father, an award-winning content marketer, a published author and co-founder of Helloify. He’s also an accomplished speaker who will be presenting in the Philippines in May alongside Chris Ducker, founder and CEO of Virtual Staff Finder and the Live2Sell Group of Companies, and speaking at the ProBlogger Event at Royal Pines Resort in…
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"Startups aren't about size they are about impact" - Dan Norris.
Business & Invest

Gold Coast Young Entrepreneur – Luke McNally, Mass Nutrition

The Gold Coast has a vibrant innovation culture.  The city has a strong network of entrepreneurs, co-working spaces, tech start-ups, incubators, businesses, universities and research institutions that are building a reputation for cutting edge research.   Our entrepreneurial mindset is evidence in the fact that 20 per cent of the population own their own business compared to 15 per cent in Australia.  This entrepreneurial mindset combined with rising student numbers, support from the City of Gold Coast and investment into key infrastructure (including the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct) will result in even higher numbers of innovative business ventures into…
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Mass Nutrition founder Luke McNally knows a bit about flexing his muscles, and has been applying the principle to his business.
Business & Invest

Gold Coast Young Entrepreneur – James Greig, Bloomtools

The Gold Coast has a vibrant innovation culture.  The city has a strong network of entrepreneurs, co-working spaces, tech start-ups, incubators, businesses, universities and research institutions that are building a reputation for cutting edge research.   Our entrepreneurial mindset is evidence in the fact that 20 per cent of the population own their own business compared to 15 per cent in Australia.  This entrepreneurial mindset combined with rising student numbers, support from the City of Gold Coast and investment into key infrastructure (including the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct) will result in even higher numbers of innovative business ventures into…
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It is hard to believe that James Greig had no business experience and was still in his second year of university when he established Bloomtools.