Why Invest in Brisbane

Why Invest in Brisbane

The economic hub of South East Queensland, one of the fastest growing regions in Australia, Brisbane is centrally located between two of Queensland’s strongest real estate markets, the Gold and Sunshine Coasts. This creates a network of positively performing regional cities unequalled by any other capital city in Australia.

Given the strong vision for future investment in infrastructure that will continue to transform the city, and combined with location, lifestyle and affordability, the fundamentals are right for investing now in Brisbane.

Investment Highlights

Forecast to increase by more than half a million residents to three million by 2029.

Population Growth

Forecast to increase by more than half a million residents to three million by 2029.

Brisbane boasts an economy which has grown by more than
20% in the previous three years, now worth an estimated $177
billion.

Strong Economy

Brisbane boasts an economy which has grown by more than 20% in the previous three years, now worth an estimated $177 billion.

Brisbane infrastructure pipeline is in excess of $30 billion including transport and entertainment hubs.

Infrastructure

Brisbane infrastructure pipeline is in excess of $30 billion including transport and entertainment hubs.

Growth recorded in the previous year equates to 41% of the total growth recorded in the previous five years.

Employment Growth

Growth recorded in the previous year equates to 41% of the total growth recorded in the previous five years.

Brisbane property is significantly more affordable when compared to Melbourne and Sydney, which were recorded as 31% and 48% respectively more expensive in 2018.

Housing Affordability

Brisbane property is significantly more affordable when compared to Melbourne and Sydney, which were recorded as 31% and 48% respectively more expensive in 2018.

The Brisbane residential vacancy rate has been progressively falling since November 2016 and are now well below those in Sydney. At a current 2.1% representing a tight and under-supplied rental market.

Low Vacancy Rates

The Brisbane residential vacancy rate has been progressively falling since November 2016 and are now well below those in Sydney. At a current 2.1% representing a tight and under-supplied rental market.

Brisbane’s recorded apartment rental yields of 5.3% as at March 2020 are significantly higher than those being achieved in Sydney and Melbourne, which have fallen to record lows of 3.6% and 3.9% respectively.

High Yields

Brisbane’s recorded apartment rental yields of 5.3% as at March 2020 are significantly higher than those being achieved in Sydney and Melbourne, which have fallen to record lows of 3.6% and 3.9% respectively.

“Real” new apartment supply is extremely limited in Brisbane and trending down further, given financing constraints for developers with no track record among other things. Based on historical demand and likely anticipated supply, Inner Brisbane will 
experience a shortfall of 17,800 new apartments over the next 4 years.

Diminishing Supply

“Real” new apartment supply is extremely limited in Brisbane and trending down further, given financing constraints for developers with no track record among other things. Based on historical demand and likely anticipated supply, Inner Brisbane will experience a shortfall of 17,800 new apartments over the next 4 years.

Industry experts including BIS Oxford Economics have forecast that Brisbane will experience the highest house price growth of all capital cities over the coming three years, with Moody’s Analytics predicting that Brisbane apartment price growth will outperform houses.

Strong Capital Growth

Industry experts including BIS Oxford Economics have forecast that Brisbane will experience the highest house price growth of all capital cities over the coming three years, with Moody’s Analytics predicting that Brisbane apartment price growth will outperform houses.

Lifestyle Highlights

A capital city with a lifestyle that is the envy of most world cities, Brisbane boasts a sub-tropical climate and an average of 283 days of sunshine every year

Amazing Climate

A capital city with a lifestyle that is the envy of most world cities, Brisbane boasts a sub-tropical climate and an average of 283 days of sunshine every year

Located half way between two of the most iconic coastal regions in the world, the Gold and Sunshine Coasts are only an hour away on the Pacific or Bruce Highways

Access to Beaches

Located half way between two of the most iconic coastal regions in the world, the Gold and Sunshine Coasts are only an hour away on the Pacific or Bruce Highways

South Bank is Brisbane’s premier lifestyle and cultural destination. Located on the Brisbane River, it is open 365 days a year and attracts an estimated 11 million visitors annually

Cultural Centre

South Bank is Brisbane’s premier lifestyle and cultural destination. Located on the Brisbane River, it is open 365 days a year and attracts an estimated 11 million visitors annually

With award-winning food and wine, adventurous activities, scenic weekend getaways and plenty to explore, there's always something to do

Lifestyle Capital

With award-winning food and wine, adventurous activities, scenic weekend getaways and plenty to explore, there's always something to do

Brisbane is home to three world-class universities, each recognised for the quality of its graduates and research and development initiatives

Education Mecca

Brisbane is home to three world-class universities, each recognised for the quality of its graduates and research and development initiatives

Brisbane is Australia’s fastest-growing capital city for employment, and the job market is growing at more than twice the rate of population growth

Employment Abounds

Brisbane is Australia’s fastest-growing capital city for employment, and the job market is growing at more than twice the rate of population growth