Enabling Projects of Regional Significance – 23rd October at Maroochy RSL

Research

2016 Research

REPORT

Sunshine Coast Region Employment Report - January 2016

This report for the Sunshine Coast Business Council (SCBC) provides a summary assessment of the Sunshine Coast economic conditions, with a focus on employment issues particularly for the current term of the Sunshine Coast Council (SCC) and Noosa Councils. Longer-term contextual assessments are also provided.

2014 Research

REPORT

Sunshine Coast Region Employment Report - January 2016

This report for the Sunshine Coast Business Council (SCBC) provides a summary assessment of the Sunshine Coast economic conditions, with a focus on employment issues particularly for the current term of the Sunshine Coast Council (SCC) and Noosa Councils. Longer-term contextual assessments are also provided.

SURVEY

Sunshine Coast Investment Survey - November 2014

In this 2014 Investment Market Survey, we have trebled the number of investor participants and covered regional, national and industry investors, and doubled the number of question areas to provide greater insights. The survey was conducted by face-to-face and phone interviews and targeted the key investment sectors for the Sunshine Coast region - Property, Tourism and Infrastructure, as well as Agribusiness and Manufacturing.

2013 Research

PUBLICATION

Sunshine Coast Business Council - Economic Directions Publication - A 'New' Economy 2013 - 2031

This is an important time for our region. We need
to create around 100,000 jobs, raise living standards and secure long term wealth and prosperity for our community to support our future population. We need a ‘step’ change to a new economy.

RESEARCH

Sunshine Coast Business Council Research 2012/13 - The Middle Class in the Asia Century: Where should the Sunshine Coast focus?

This report on the opportunities arising from the rapid development of Asia, combined with the previous research into the Sunshine Coast’s economic strengths, weaknesses and needs, provides a foundation for strategies that can revitalise the economic base of the region.

RESEARCH

Sunshine Coast Business Council - Update on Regional Data Using 2011 Census & Validation of SCBC 'Economic Directions' Strategic Propositions - February 2013

The Sunshine Coast Business Council (SCBC) is seeking to influence the development of the Sunshine Coast by researching, debating and presenting evidence based economic data that will support the sustainable growth of the Sunshine Coast to a population of some 500,000 with about 250,000 jobs.

SURVEY

Sunshine Coast Business Council - Sunshine Coast Market Survey - February 2013

The focus of this Investment Survey is to understand the investment criteria and perceptions of the Sunshine Coast as an investment location for medium and large scale investment. It also aims to understand the type of investment that the investment community consider most appropriate for the Sunshine Coast Region. The results of this survey will provide valuable insights for the Sunshine Coast Region to best tailor its investment attraction strategy, optimising its available resources.

2012 Research

RESEARCH

SCBC: Report on calculating Full Time Equivalent Employment

This report provides Sunshine Coast Business Council (SCBC) with an assessment of common employment measures with particular emphasis on the use of Full Time Equivalent Employment (FTEE) as a measure of project generated employment on the Sunshine Coast.

RESEARCH

SCBC: Top 5 Election Priorities for Sunshine Coast

With the Queensland Government election in March and the local government election in April 2012, there has never been a more important time for the Sunshine Coast business community to call on our political leaders to deliver for the Sunshine Coast.

PRESENTATION

SCBC: Investment Surge is Coming

Investment surge is coming... what's it mean for our region?

2011 Research

FRAMEWORK

Sunshine Coast Business Council Economic Framework 2011 - 2031

The Sunshine Coast Business Council believes that the future of the Sunshine Coast as a key lifestyle region of South East Queensland, ultimately depends on the creation of a healthy, diverse and vital economy that can support a projected 500,000 residents by 2031.

RESEARCH

What Works 2 - What .... So What .... What Now.... Research Data Book, November 2011

The Data Book has been developed for the SCBC to provide an evidence base for use in the development of its views concerning the future of the Sunshine Coast. The Data Book provides information and other data to support the SCBC presentation, What, So What and What Now (and How).

2010 Research

RESEARCH

What Works: Identifying successful strategies for sustainable economies and jobs growth in the 'second tier' of Australian regions.

Prepared by the Office of Regional Engagement, University of the Sunshine Coast Queensland, Australia.