Brisbane Economic Series
Doing business in Brisbane
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Brisbane's rapidly expanding economy has seen its commercial precincts continue to thrive. Strong business investment and expansion has driven growth in the supply of and demand for prime office space.
A thriving, modern urban landscape framed by lush subtropical parklands, the Central Business District is Brisbane’s premier commercial, retail and entertainment centre.
Fortitude Valley, located on the north-eastern fringe of the Brisbane CBD, has long been recognised for its distinct identity and cosmopolitan character.
Located along the river just two kilometres from Brisbane’s CBD, Milton is home to a diversity of knowledge-based businesses in the fields of engineering, design, civil contracting, and the digital industries.
South Bank is a thriving commercial, retail, cultural and education hub.
The inner northern suburb of New Farm is one of Brisbane's most cosmopolitan suburbs, and contains many of the city’s trendiest bars and restaurants.
Northshore Hamilton is Brisbane’s largest urban renewal precinct. Much of the 304ha site will be transformed to deliver a vibrant, mixed-use community that pays homage to the site’s historic past as Brisbane working wharves.