Business & invest Discover a new world of opportunities on the Gold Coast – a diverse, resilient and future-focused city. Do business here The Gold Coast enjoys Australia’s most inviting business environment with an entrepreneurial culture like no other – where work and lifestyle can truly co-exist. Grow your business Start a business Grow a business Support and resources Grants and packages Trade and export assistance Government in QLD Moving to the Gold Coast Economic overview Growing economy We are a city on the move with a diverse economy that supports the businesses of today and a culture of innovation that lays the foundations to meet the needs of tomorrow. Gold Coast economic profile Our economy is worth more than $38 billion a year and growing, driven by a diversity of enterprises and a new era of investment in infrastructure and technology. Business leaders Leading at the forefront of the Gold Coast’s evolution is an impressive cohort of leaders from varying industries. Future GC A city on the move, driven by investment in new business, technology and infrastructure. Research and reports Business infrastructure Global gateway Transport connectivity Digital connectivity Population and employment Collaborative spaces Entrepreneurial culture Our entrepreneurial vision A pioneering spirit full of possibilities created the Gold Coast of today. Culture and environment Our laid-back culture defines a new way of doing business with a serious edge. Supporting start ups We’re a young and growing city that knows what it takes to make it big. Innovative companies on the GC A new age for our smart enterprises showing the way forward. Invest Future development and growth The infrastructure spending driving a new wave of prosperity for our businesses. Innovation and entrepreneurship Encouraging entrepreneurial talent to develop the emerging industries of the future. Investment opportunities Identifying the prime areas of growth that are supporting our economic renaissance. Business infrastructure The Gold Coast is primed and ready for business, with all the infrastructure you need to connect with markets nationally and around the world. Funding opportunities Taking a collaborative approach to growth opportunities in our local economy. Industry sectors Sport Food and beverage Events Construction Film and screen Health Education Tourism Marine Manufacturing Technology Professional services Precincts Health and Knowledge Precinct Positioned at the cutting-edge of our health, education and technology sectors. Marine precinct World-class facilities adding significant depth to our skills in manufacturing. Industrial precinct The competitive edge for businesses in our expanding industrial heartland. Cultural precinct The centre of creativity and the performing arts. A destination all its own. Sports precinct A legacy of success that is building on our city’s proud sporting heritage.