Why you should Set Up your Business in Brisbane

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    As Sydney and Melbourne's sunnier cousin, Brisbane should not be underestimated as a business destination with serious potential. This vibrant metropolitan city is not only the capital of Queensland but the third largest city in Australia. Famous for hosting international events such as the 2014 G20 International Summit, Brisbane's increasing presence on the world stage and as a global business hub will only become more evident over the next few years. 

    Economy                                                                              

    • Proven and forecast economic growth
      • $146 billion economy 2016
      • $217 billion economy by 2031**
    • Ranked N°1 city in Asia-Pacific region for foreign direct investment strategy; ranked n°4 globally*
    • Cheaper real estate (compared to Sydney and Melbourne)

     

    Education & Innovation                                          

    • World class education and training
      • Welcoming over 75000 international students every year
      • Bilingual education available for children up to Year 5
      • An innovation hub: hosts more than 200 start-ups

    Geographical Location & Transport Links                         

    • Brisbane in located in the Queensland State known as the Sunshine State
    • Geographically well located to link with Asia and the world
      • Bridge towards Asia
      • Bridge towards Islands of the Pacific (2 hours from Noumea)
    • Current and future investment in public and private infrastructure projects
      • $7 billion investment in road infrastructure
    • Australian trade coast logistics hub

     Population & Employment                                 

    • About 2.2 million people call the Greater Brisbane region home
      • The populace is young and skilled (42.8% aged 25 to 54)
      • Well-educated (22% have bachelor degrees)
      • Culturally-diverse (18% of Brisbane households speak a foreign language at home)
    • The population of Greater Brisbane is expected to grow to 3.18 million by 2031***

    Lifestyle                                                                                                      

    • One of the most livable Australian city
      • Sub-tropical climate; 283 days of sunshine every year
      • High quality of life
      • Australian green and clean city
      • Ranked n°10 globally for human capital and lifestyle*
    • Lower cost of living compared to Sydney and Melbourne

     Headquartered in Brisbane or South East Queensland:

    • Airbus
    • Axter Australia
    • AquaGas
    • Easy Skill
    • Duons MCO Australia
    • Fives Australia
    • Neodyme Australia
    • Op2 – Orlade Group
    • Reward Supplies
    • SicameAustralia
      Sammode Lighting Australasia
    • Neodyme Australia
    • Saltel Industries
    • Spiecapag

    French companies with a local presence in Brisbane or Queensland:

    • Accor Hotels
    • Air Liquide
    • ANL CGA CGM
    • Atos
    • Bollore logistics
    • Bouygues Australia
    • Capgemini
    • Eurofins
    • International SOS
    • Keolis Downer
    • Nespresso
    • Pernod Ricard
    • Renault
    • Saint-Gobain
    • Schneider Electric
    • Sanofi
    • Suez
    • Technip
    • Thales
    • Total
    • Transdev
    • Veolia
    • Vinci (Spiecapag, Freyssinet)

    Interested in finding out more about Business Set up in Australia and Brisbane as a business destination?

    Contact the FACCI Trade team for more information:

    Estelle Pages                             Emily Phillips
    Head of Business Support         National Trade & Marketing Coordinator
    +61 3 9027 5644                       +61 2 80764291
    estelle.pages@facci.com.au      emily.phillips@facci.com.au

     

     

    Sources: *Magazine's Global Cities of the Future report,

                    ** Brisbane City Council - Key Economics Fact 2016

                    ***Queensland Government Statistician’s Office, Queensland Regional Profiles. 

     

     

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