2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Benefits For Robina
COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2018
In just a few short months the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will kick off, securing positive and lasting benefits for our growing city, including:
Global exposure to a live television audience of over 1.5 billion people
A $2 billion economic injection
$200 million in new sporting and community infrastructure
Up to 30,000 full-time equivalent jobs
Major tourism boost with 100,000+ visitors during GC2018 and $270 million+ to state/local economy
Public domain improvements including tree planting, streetscaping, road and footpath upgrades, community health and safety initiatives
ROBINA IS GEOGRAPHICALLY CENTRAL TO THESE EXCITING CITY-WIDE BENEFITS.
WHAT WILL THIS MAJOR EVENT MEAN FOR GOLD COAST CITY AND THE PROPERTY MARKET?
Local market commentators have noted that the increased interest in our city which will be generated by the Commonwealth Games will have a positive flow on effect for our economy and, in turn, the property market.
A Griffith Institute For Tourism report predicts the Commonwealth Games will be “an economic supercharger” for the Gold Coast and Queensland.
The 68-page report said “the state and the country will benefit for years to come”.
The Games will bring more international visitors to the state, create business opportunities, and further facilitate multi-faceted cultural exchange.”
“The potential impacts are multifaceted and include not only economic but social and environmental aspects.” The report also says there will be $2 billion boost to the state’s gross domestic product and also tips $2.6 billion in public and private sector investment.