Business confidence on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast continues to increase with almost 90 per cent of commercial operators expected to maintain or increase staffing levels this year.
With a number of major infrastructure projects either planned or under way, the region’s gross regional product is expected to soar from $16 billion to $33 billion by 2033, triggering a boost to employment and household incomes.
The new Maroochydore City Centre which is currently under construction, is in the box seat to capitalise on the region’s strengthening commercial sector.
SunCentral Maroochydore chief executive John Knaggs, who is overseeing the design and delivery of the CBD, said the new city centre was in the heart of the Sunshine Coast — one of the largest regional economies in Australia.
The 53-hectare greenfield site in the centre of Maroochydore is one of the largest urban regeneration projects in the country with a former golf course being transformed into a CBD for the future.