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Sunshine Coast - the region in the spotlight

The Sunshine Coast firmly holds the spotlight as one of Australia’s most enticing urban and economic centres.  The region has an attractive offering with a competitive business environment, accessibility to markets and new infrastructure. With a highly-skilled workforce and an idyllic lifestyle, the Sunshine Coast is a leading choice for business and investment.

Why Sunshine Coast

The combination of the region’s competitive business environment, accessibility to markets, new infrastructure, highly-skilled workforce and idyllic lifestyle makes the Sunshine Coast a location of choice for business and investment.

Major Projects Map

The Sunshine Coast offers businesses and investors the opportunity to be part of a location experiencing some of the most exciting developments in Australia at this time.

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A story of growth

Over the past 15 years, economic growth on the Sunshine Coast has outperformed almost every other regional economy, sparking a wave of new residential, office and retail development.

Prime location

The Sunshine Coast has excellent access to national and international networks, which means supply lines and distribution networks are well assured and it is easy to stay connected.

Regional Economic Development Strategy

Since 2013, the Sunshine Coast Regional Economic Development Strategy (REDS) has provided a vision and blueprint for a new economy. 

Discover opportunities

Investment in the Sunshine Coast’s major property and infrastructure developments (including region shaping projects) is transforming the regional economy. 

Sunshine Coast Airport Master Plan

Maximising the economic return from the recent $334 million expansion project

International Broadband Network

Leveraging our digital connectivity to generate new enduring employment, trade and investment opportunities for local business and industry

Maroochydore City Centre

Maroochydore | Our new Olympic and Paralympic Games City | Forecast $2.5 billion investment by Walker Corporation over 20 years

Sunshine Coast


Are you an investment-ready business looking to establish, expand or relocate? Get the Sunshine Coast Investment Prospectus for an overview of the business and lifestyle opportunities available in one of Australia’s fastest growing regions.

Follow the entertaining story of inner-city manager Cam as he discovers the benefits of locating on the Sunshine Coast – both for the business and for himself.

The videos were produced by Sunshine Coast Council with the help of talented local creatives, producers and actors.

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For a confidential discussion about the opportunities available, contact
Alex Lever-Shaw from Sunshine Coast Council’s Investment Attraction team
on 0407 753 645 or email