Investment support

Both Sunshine Coast Council and the Queensland Government provide personal assistance and professional services to help navigate government requirements and streamline access to new investment and business development opportunities.

Incentives and assistance

Available to eligible applicants to help speed up project timelines and help in offsetting certain expansion, establishment or relocation costs.

Commercial Property Guide 2022

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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Did you know the Sunshine Coast is actively promoting growth within seven high value industries?

economy.id

To provide the business community with a single platform to access up-to-date demographic, sectoral and business data, Sunshine Coast Council has funded open public access to the economy.id® product for the Sunshine Coast region.

economy.id® provides a comprehensive economic profile of a local government area, drawing on 11 different datasets to build a cohesive story of the areas local economy, how it is changing and how it compares to other areas.

The available data is structured around economic indicators, size, structure, industry comparisons, spatial economy, journey to work, self-containment, workforce profile, local labour force and local market, which assists you:

    • to understand the size of the local economy and how it compares to the region
    • investigate the industry structure of the local economy – what are the largest industries and how do they contribute
    • find local businesses and employment centres
    • explore workforce characteristics in specific industries and how they are changing
    • view commuters in the workforce – where are they coming from and going to
    • understand the labour pool and infrastructure available to new business.

economy.id® complements the profile.id® and atlas.id® products also made available by Sunshine Coast Council, which provide a socio-demographic profile of the local government area and includes a powerful suite of online thematic maps.

Hear stories from a variety of innovative businesses on why they chose the Sunshine Coast.

Get a strategic edge

The following series of case based videos demonstrate how the use of demographic and economic information can give businesses a strategic edge.

The videos cover everyday business challenges, such as securing finance, targeting a marketing campaign and identifying the best location for a business outlet. As such, they provide a practical demonstration of how economy.id® and the other .id products can be easily used to access specific up-to-date community, industry and business data from eleven different data sources.

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INVESTMENT PROSPECTUS 2022

Are you an investment-ready business looking to establish, expand or relocate? Get the Sunshine Coast Investment Prospectus 2022 for an overview of the business and lifestyle opportunities available in one of Australia’s fastest growing regions.

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 invest@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au.