Experts are declaring that the Sunshine Coast is the entrepreneurship capital of Australia resulting in leading professionals, across many industries, striving to live here to work and play.
Terry Ryder, the founder of Hotspotting.com.au has described the Sunshine Coast as having Australia’s most compelling story in terms of capital growth. He isn’t alone in this thinking either! Mr Ryder is supported by the likes of renowned demographer and futurist Bernard Salt in recognising the strong foundations being laid now for a prosperous future.
To reinforce this belief further, the Sunshine Coast has been recognised in the Top 7 Global Intelligent Communities this year for the future region-boosting projects that are building a sustainable platform for continued economic growth and prosperity. No other location in the Southern Hemisphere made this list.
Construction of new infrastructure has improved the liveability for local resident, whilst capturing the attention of those looking to move into the area as a result of new jobs, affordable property prices and the apparent economic growth. More than $20 billion has been invested into major infrastructure projects, including the Sunshine Coast University Hospital, the Maroochydore CBD, the airport expansion, the undersea high-speed internet cable and highway upgrades strengthening economic development and job growth.
According to experts like Bernard Salt, more businesses are moving here and are calling the Sunshine Coast the entrepreneurship capital of Australia. In his report The Activated City, Imagining the Sunshine Coast in 2040, Mr Salt says the businesses of the future on the Sunshine Coast will be forged by population and urban growth, by the continued transformation of the economy towards knowledge work, and by start-up and relocated businesses setting up shop in lifestyle cities.
“There is a real opportunity to reimagine and reinvent the Sunshine Coast by 2040,” Mr Salt writes in his report. “Not so much a pleasant lifestyle and retirement destination but a bustling knowledge worker hub more connected into Asia than into the commuter orbit of Brisbane.
“The Sunshine Coast of 2040 will be a vastly different city to the city of today. It will be its own city with its own identity and with the capacity to offer its own residents the opportunity to live work study invent and play … all within the local area. Now that is a vision that every Coaster and wannabe Coaster can believe in.”
A place to nest or invest
For investors looking to enter the market in or around a location that has strong economic growth, Plaza Central in Maroochydore is it. First home buyers who are looking to experience a true neighbourly feel to their community, Plaza Central offers the perfect opportunity. Join a local sporting club, surf at the beach daily, get to know your local barista and live conveniently , minutes from shopping centres and potentially future work.
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