Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) supports development projects in regional and urban areas. Acting as a master developer, EDQ drives economic growth by creating vibrant, connected communities and:
- plans and develops under-utilised government land
- works collaboratively with local government and industry to identify and deliver projects
- creates jobs, encourages private sector investment and provides a range of housing options.
Projects can include urban renewal, residential, industrial, renewable energy and community developments.
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- Carseldine Village is an exemplary sustainable development – one of the first residential developments in Queensland to commit to delivering net zero energy emission freehold terrace homes.
- Carseldine Village is a 5-star Green Star Communities residential community, setting new sustainability benchmarks by using the latest green energy technology.
- Carseldine Village will consist of mixed use, diverse and affordable residential, aged care, small commercial and retail, along with bushland and recreational open space areas.
- The masterplan for Carseldine Village is proposed to be developed in 6 stages over the next 3-5 years, subject to market demand.
- The current approved master plan provides for a maximum of 606 dwellings.
- The Government Office Precinct, C&K Child Care Centre and Carseldine Market will remain.
- At Carseldine Village, at least 75 per cent of the bushland is being retained and there is more than 20 hectares of green and open space. Vegetation rehabilitation works have recently commenced to offset removal of vegetation in previous, current and future stages.
- The Green is a new $6.5 million sport and recreation precinct that stretches over four hectares and incorporates the latest technology.
- Each home will have PV solar, battery storage, air-conditioning systems controlled from smart phones, heat pump hot water systems and garages will include a power outlet ready to accommodate a future electric vehicle charger, saving home owners up to $1600 per year on electricity bills.
- Carseldine Village will have, in a future stage, a village retail and commercial heart potentially comprising a convenience supermarket, specialty retail and dining, and medical facility.
- The first house and land packages were released in February 2020.
For more information visit the Carseldine Village website.
Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct - Lumina
Located within the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct in Southport, Lumina is a 9.5-hectare commercial cluster dedicated to life sciences, health and technology related businesses.
- As landowner, master developer and planning authority, EDQ is facilitating the development of premium development-ready land over the next 10 to 15 years.
- Lumina provides for up to 200,000m2 of internal space across 16 development ready sites.
- Lot sizes range from 1500m2 to 15,300m2 and can be reconfigured to suit the needs of occupants.
- Lumina’s focus on life sciences, health and technology-related businesses ensures all businesses and enterprises derive the maximum benefits of co-location with likeminded entrepreneurs and collaborators.
- COHORT is Economic Development Queensland’s first activation within Lumina and is a catalyst project for the early attraction of industry.
- COHORT is a launchpad for health and technology startups, creatives, innovators, new businesses, entrepreneurs and mentors. The 2500m2 space offers individuals and start-ups a space to collaborate, commercialise and grow.
- Lumina businesses and enterprises will join approximately 30,000 people already working, living and studying across the Precinct, including those at Griffith University, Gold Coast University Hospital, Gold Coast Private Hospital, Southport Sharks, COHORT and residential and retail community, Smith Collective.
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Northshore is transforming 60 hectares of state-owned industrial port land into a vibrant place to eat, play, work, stay and live.
- The $5 billion development includes transformation of the waterfront area, reuse of existing buildings,and innovative projects.
- Attracting investment and industry to create ongoing jobs.
- Located between the city and the air and sea ports.
- An area larger than the Brisbane CBD and a river frontage longer than South Bank.
- The 304 hectare Northshore Hamilton PDA is Queensland’s largest waterfront urban renewal precinct.
- The Northshore precinct includes residential and riverside living, commercial office space, a retail and dining precinct, parks and recreation space.
- EDQ is reviewing the Northshore Hamilton PDA Development Scheme to ensure it continues to operate effectively. The review is anticipated to be completed in 2022.
Over the next 10 years, the 14 hectare former Animal Research Institute will be transformed into a charming urban village. It will include residential, retail, commercial and community sites, public spaces, and greater connectivity to public transport.
- $850 million project
- 1200 environmentally sustainable residential apartments
- 103 room boutique hotel
- $30 million State funded community amenities including new parklands, pedestrian-friendly pathways and new roads
- EDQ’s development partner Consolidated Properties has announced Woolworths as the anchor tenant for the town centre.
- A $5 million restoration is underway on the heritage-listed Stock Experiment Station main building and stables. The building will be used as a sales and display suite and later converted into a dining and lifestyle hub.
There are nine residential communities that have been redeveloped from state-owned land. Many of these communities are now selling residential land.
Economic Development Queensland develops, sells and leases industrial real estate throughout Queensland. Our industrial portfolio covers almost 20,000 hectares of land which suits a cross-section of industries, including businesses in logistics, manufacturing, processing and supporting activities.
EDQ works with partners to develop land in mixed use urban renewal precincts, including commercial, education and innovation precincts.
Last updated: 28 Apr 2022