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 Airport Recognised at the World Airport Awards

Gold Coast Airport has blitzed the field with jet-setting holidaymakers after being named the Best Regional Airport Australia/Pacific at the Skytrax World Airport Awards held in Paris this week. It is the second time the award has been bestowed on the city’s international gateway, having won it in 2011. However, this year the airport even managed to rate on a global scale, with Skytrax ranking it ninth among regional airports worldwide, and fifth in the 5-10 million passenger category. The Skytrax World Airport Awards, considered one of the most prestigious in the world, are determined by independent surveys of customer…
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Gold Coast Airport has been awarded the best regional airport in the Australia / Pacific region and placed in the top 5 Airports worldwide in their category
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Gold Coast Young Entrepreneur – Theo Vairaktaris and Dallas Heale

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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Dallas and Theodore have soared to the top of their game overseeing big-ticket construction projects Australia-wide through their brand Usher and Sons.
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Gold Coast Young Entrepreneur – Jellaine Ross, Cherry Blooms

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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Since her products were headhunted for the Academy Awards and Gold Globes gift bags, business is blooming for Jellaine Ross.
Business & Invest

City in Focus – Jobs of the future: are you in the right occupation?

City in Focus – Jobs of the Future: are you in the right occupation? (PDF) If you are young or old, skilled or unskilled, employed or unemployed, frequently scanning the job listings can be the smartest move you make. Not only are you likely to find your next career move but employment websites are holding the key to the jobs of the future. Employment websites are a wealth of information, from the direction of the labour market, insight on future employment trends and an understanding of the needs and wants of businesses and industries. Observing terminology, position titles, training, qualifications…
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the city is focusing more on building capacity in the jobs of the future and strategies to attract and retain talent.