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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.
Forecast to increase by more than half a million residents to three million by 2029.
Queensland is projected to have the strongest economic growth of all states in the coming three years.
Brisbane infrastructure pipeline is in excess of $30 billion including transport and entertainment hubs.
Growth recorded in the previous year equates to 32% 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 20% and 70% respectively more expensive in 2018.
The Brisbane residential vacancy rate has been falling since January 2017 to sit at 2.7% as at January 2019. Brisbane vacancy recently fell below Sydney which has progressively increased since May 2017, rising to 3.2% as at January 2019.
Brisbane’s recorded apartment rental yields of 5.2% as at January 2019 are significantly higher than those being achieved in Sydney and Melbourne, which have fallen to record lows of 3.8% and 3.9% respectively.
“Real” new apartment supply is limited in Brisbane and trending down further, given financing constraints for developers with no track record among other things.
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.
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
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
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
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