Gold Coast business
The City provides a range of services and programs to support the development of Australia’s sixth largest city and one of its fastest growing regions.
We are helping to build a business environment that is strong and globally recognised. Our Economic Development Strategy provides a clear framework for our long-term prosperity and growth.
We are encouraging business growth, new investment and business relocation and can provide assistance in a range of areas.
Our team of business and industry specialists are available to meet with you, discuss your business growth plans and connect you with the appropriate resources to drive your enterprise forward.
We have established a business toolkit and online resources to connect you with useful information on how to start a business.
The Gold Coast is ‘open for business’. The City is committed to delivering a business environment to support growth, productivity and capability.
The City’s Business Engagement Team works closely with local businesses to build business capability, support local supply chains and increase export opportunities.
Export markets present unique challenges and tremendous opportunities. Under our export and international trade and investment programs, you may be eligible for additional support or to participate in key trade missions.
Looking to take advantage of investment opportunities on the Gold Coast? You may be eligible for our Investment Attraction Program which supports businesses looking to invest or relocate to the Gold Coast.
The City is working to revitalise the Gold Coast CBD as a dynamic and vibrant urban centre that will position the Gold Coast as a globally competitive business, investment and lifestyle destination.
The Gold Coast is undergoing an exciting period of transformation. We’re investing in almost $13 billion of major infrastructure projects in the lead up to the Commonwealth Games in 2018.
Businesses can access a range of free resources under our Economic Advisory Service. We also produce reports that focus specifically on the Gold Coast economy.
The Workplace Travel Program will help your employees save money, demonstrate alternative ways to travel to work and ease local congestion by encouraging your visitors and workforce to consider smarter workplace travel.
- Business programs and toolkit
- Economic Development Strategy
- Business and industry engagement
- International trade and investment
- Local laws
- Permits and licensing
- Research and statistics
- Workplace Travel Program