The Aura Business Park is the future of commercial real estate, set to become a business centre of investment, offering untapped opportunity where businesses will thrive. Surrounded by an active residential community, the future park will be the driving force behind the significant economic growth on the Sunshine Coast.
Aura’s first business park is in an enviable position at the gateway to the Sunshine Coast, adjacent to the Bells Creek Arterial Road with easy connections to the Bruce Highway, and in the heart of the largest investment zone in the region. The business park will accommodate a range of uses including light industry and manufacturing, bulky goods and showrooms, commercial office space, storage and warehousing, research and development, and indoor sports and recreation.
After a sell-out first release in the Aura Business Park, the second land release has commenced, with lots selling fast. The second release features a variety of 19 light industry lots ranging in size from 1000m2 to over 5000m2, all equipped with high speed NBN, with 2GB of dedicated bandwidth per lot. Located in the heart of the Business Park, these sites have easy access to the first suburb of Aura, Baringa, and its 1700 home sites, as well as the Bruce Highway via the future Bells Creek Arterial.
This information below details the economic contribution Aura will make to the growth of the Sunshine Coast and the investment opportunities available to your business.
Aura is a next generation urban community that will become a benchmark for regional cities of the future. A world-class location and a significant investment in infrastructure. Aura offers a range of business and enterprise opportunities surrounded by residential villages. Aura will seamlessly connect these business hubs with the thriving civic life, recreation, aged care and educations facilities surrounding them.
With a population of 290,000 that’s set to increase to 470,000 by 2036, the Sunshine Coast is growing at a rapid pace. As Australia’s 10th largest significant urban area, and Queensland’s third, doing business on the Sunshine Coast means you’ll have access to an untapped, growing and prosperous new customer base. Plus you’re only a convenient 90km drive to Australia’s third largest city, Brisbane.*
*Source: Google maps
The Sunshine Coast is a place of entrepreneurial spirit and innovation. It’s a smart place for business, and an expansion or relocation to Aura will put your business at the very heart of the Sunshine Coast’s largest investment zone. The Coast’s booming economy is set to increase from $16 billion to $33 billion by 2033, with $1.5 billion of this being contributed by Aura alone.*
*Source: Aura Economic Development Strategy, Urbis 2017
Bring your business to Aura and you'll benefit from the key infrastructure already delivered, as well as that planned for the future by Stockland together with local and state government and utility providers. With a $9 billion investment in Aura, the current and future infrastructure and services will facilitate the delivery of the future Business Park and support Stockland's vision of delivering a leading business in a thriving city.
Economic prosperity is at the very foundations of this dynamic new community, and Aura’s Priority Development Area status ensures businesses have planning certainty for both land approval and infrastructure. This accelerated approval process will ensure that your business gets up and running in no time.
Aura is an ideal location, positioned as the gateway to the Sunshine Coast and adjacent to the Bruce Highway, allowing easy access to Brisbane’s CBD, international airport and port. Added to this, the Bruce Highway has the highest volume of traffic in Queensland, putting your business within easy reach of tens of thousands of potential customers every day. If your business relies on heavy online traffic, integrated NBN access will allow you to take advantage of the highest internet speeds Australia has to offer.
Stockland aims to create happy and healthy communities where residents can live, work and play. Aura’s estimated population of 50,000 people on completion will ensure that there’s always a ready and willing workforce available to you. *With 20,000 jobs forecast to be created in Aura by 2040, local businesses and local employees will cement the city’s status as a self-sustainable, vibrant economic hub, while a reduction in commuting times will lead to a healthier, happier workforce.
*Source: Aura Economic Development Strategy, Urbis 2017
At the future Aura Business and Enterprise Park, there’s no need to try to make your business fit into an existing premises that isn’t quite right for you. With an exciting choice of affordable land sizes and building designs to accommodate a wide range of businesses and industries, you can create a premises that suits your business perfectly, no matter how large or small your operation is.
With the option to build your own dream business premises, you’re unlocking the potential to do business your way. Large sites open up possibilities to co-locate with your supply chain partners, delivering a host of benefits to your doorstep, or bring multiple business locations into the one central place. This is the future of business on the Sunshine Coast with a flexibility unlike anything seen before.
Not interested in building your own premises? Want to get in and start trading? The Aura Business Park has worked with a number of key suppliers to provide a wide variety of high quality turnkey office and warehouse packages, to get your business off to a flying start.
With clear blue skies, beautiful coastal areas and a stunning hinterland, the Sunshine Coast is the perfect place to live, work, play and do business. Its natural assets have made the region one of Australia’s prime tourist destinations and a sought-after area to settled down and enjoy life. The Coast offers the best of both worlds - a place to get away from it all, with everything you need on your doorstep. A place where a healthy, happy and prosperous future awaits.