Why Redlands Coast?
With a focus on clean and green, the hidden gem of South East Queensland, Redlands Coast has a wealth of opportunity, talent and innovation to harness. Surprisingly powerful, and punching above our weight, our manufacturing sector alone generates over $765 million from exports.
With a pipeline of major projects, Redlands Coast is on the cusp of transformational change, accommodating a growing population and providing the facilities, infrastructure and services to meet future demand.
Redlands Coast is the ideal place to connect to regional and international markets, with excellent connectivity to ports and airports, and with a skilled workforce catchment drawn to our exceptional lifestyle. Our manufacturing sector alone generates more than $765 million in exports annually.
With a highly qualified local workforce (55.4% of the residential workforce have a vocational or tertiary qualification), and dedicated local vocational training providers, Redlands Coast has the talent to match future business needs.
Tailored business support
Redland City Council’s team includes a concierge service, dedicated to guiding you through processes and approvals, providing you with market insights, supporting access to grants and funding, and more.
We look beyond our border to engage and build international relationships that foster economic cooperation and cultural exchange.
Investment pipeline of major city-shaping projects and investment
The following resources provide valuable information about the city’s economic performance and demographic profile to help you understand your potential market.
Link to download: State of the Redland Economy Snapshot June 2022 Edition.
The Economic Development Framework will encourage business investment, industry value-adding and opportunities for regional exports through strong partnerships to help achieve a target of 30,000–40,000 extra jobs.
Download the Economic Development Framework 2014-2041.