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Australia TradeCoast is home to around 1500 leading businesses across a variety of industries. The majority of businesses within ATC manufacture, wholesale, store, supply or produce goods or are service-based businesses. Despite the perceived industrial nature of ATC, about half of businesses within ATC are service-based businesses, highlighting a shift towards a higher density of employment than has traditionally been the case. This strategic mix of industries provides businesses within Australia TradeCoast with direct access to suppliers, end users and services all in the one location, making Australia TradeCoast Queensland’s pre-eminent location for trade and industry.
Boasting Australia's largest capital city airport in terms of developable land, Australia TradeCoast is quickly becoming one of the country's most significant aviation and aerospace hubs.
The unrivalled position of ATC at the centre of the burgeoning South-East Queensland region makes this the ideal location for businesses servicing the building and construction industry.
With 1,500 businesses now operating within Australia TradeCoast, the region has a growing demand for business services across a wide range of industries including property, accounting, legal and many others.
For food manufacturing companies, the proximity to strategic transport networks provides a critical advantage in terms of their ability to efficiently distribute products to customers throughout Queensland, Australia, and abroad.
Australia TradeCoast has been a hub for innovative manufacturing for many years, and continues to grow as new companies emerge and take advantage of the region’s proximity to local and international markets.
With the working population of Australia TradeCoast now in excess of 60,000 employees, and Brisbane Airport attracting over 22 million passengers in 2014-15, ATC is an increasingly desirable location for retail businesses.
As the northernmost capital city sea port in Australia, the Port of Brisbane’s proximity to Australia’s major trading partners provides a strategic advantage that has seen it develop into one of the largest and fastest growing sea ports in the country.
With the location of Brisbane Airport and the Port of Brisbane at the mouth of the Brisbane River, and the close proximity of the arterial road network connecting to South East Queensland and beyond.