Brisbane to welcome £6bn of development by 2022

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia is set to unveil more than £6bn of major projects and infrastructure work by 2022, including a £62m cruise ship facility.

Brisbane to welcome £6bn of development by 2022 (© istockphoto.com)
Brisbane to welcome £6bn of development by 2022 (© istockphoto.com)

The Queensland city, located on the east coast of Australia, is excitedly awaiting a significant boost to its tourism and retail offerings with a wave of developments currently ongoing and due to be completed in the next six years.

Three major projects in the Queen's Wharf, Northshore Hamilton and Howard Smith Wharves districts will introduce new residential, cultural, tourism, retail and leisure components, such as a five-star Art Series hotel and 1,500sqm of exhibition and event space.

Development will also reach Brisbane Airport, with a new runway that is predicted to boost passenger numbers from 22 million to nearly 50 million, while the Port of Brisbane will receive a new cruise ship facility, which will is expected to contribute £600m to the state's economy annually. 

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