Cairns is a vibrant tropical city, strategically located as a world-class tourism and commercial hub. Its close proximity to the Asia-Pacific and direct access to major cities in the region creates exciting opportunities for tourism development, investment, trade and business.
With over a billion dollars committed to projects in the region (and a further $11 billion in the pipeline) across tourism, education, energy, ports, roads, health, public safety, and community spaces, Cairns is set to continue its transition into an innovative, global and prosperous cosmopolitan centre with outstanding access to Australia, Asia and the world.
Cairns Regional Council is a proactive and pro-business local government. We welcome private investment in strategic industries.
What can we do for you?
We can assist you by:
- Providing access to local intelligence
- Undertaking property searches
- Hosting visits to the area and to potential premises
- Providing development application support, including:
- Pre-lodgement advice
- A dedicated project team allocation and fast-tracking of applications
- Support identification of and access to government funding schemes
- Support access to other state and national departments
- Providing networking opportunities and connecting with the community
Cairns Investment Prospectus
Download our Prospectus ( PDF, 7.89 MB ) or view the e-book below to discover the many investment opportunities on offer in Cairns.
Email us today (firstname.lastname@example.org) to find out how we can help you take advantage of investment opportunities in Cairns, or telephone us on +61 7 4044 3347.
A city for the Asian century
Cairns is a strategically located world-class tourism and commercial hub, perfectly positioned to capitalise on the massive, fast-growing Asian economies.
As the international gateway to two of the world’s great natural wonders – the Great Barrier Reef and the world’s oldest tropical rainforest – Cairns is renowned worldwide as a premier tourism destination. Our spectacular and pristine reef, rainforest and tropical beaches attract more than 2.4 million visitors every year.
Our city is home to 158,000 people and our population is expected to grow to 400,000 by 2050. Cairns has a welcoming multicultural community where residents from more than 47 nations love the vibrant culture and relaxed tropical lifestyle.
A tropical “city in the rainforest”, Cairns is surrounded by unspoilt nature. We have the highest tree covering of any regional city in Australia (with 79% green space in our urban areas). The city’s planning policies balance
development with protecting our unique environment for future generations.
Cairns offers world-class education, health and leisure facilities and housing options to suit all lifestyles.
Cairns is a friendly, safe and sophisticated international city with unparalleled natural beauty, enviable tropical climate, relaxed lifestyle and enormous economic growth potential – making us the ideal place to position yourself for the Asian century.