Builders Gold Coast

From Coomera in the north to Tugun in the south, the Gold Coast it a stunning place to call home.  

The charm lies in the eclectic mix of architecture – where anything goes; the natural beauty its waterways and sandy beaches afford; and the gentle, laid-back nature of the people that live here.

With glorious beaches, perfect weather and a thriving entertainment and nightlife scene, who wouldn’t want to be living on the Gold Coast? 

Famous for its relaxed beachside lifestyle, this city also offers international students world-class educational institutions and promising career opportunities.

Here are ten awesome reasons to live on the Gold Coast.

1. The nature

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From busy hotspots like Main Beach to local gems such as Echo Beach, there’s something for everyone here. The Gold Coast’s white sandy beaches stretch along 70 km of coastline, which play host to sporting events and recreational activities.

Burleigh National Park is a popular spot that offers stunning views of Surfers Paradise and the Pacific Ocean. Nearby, you can even explore the breathtaking Gondwana Rainforests, part of the largest subtropical rainforest system in the world.

2. The weather

While the sun might not shine every day on the Gold Coast, it does come pretty close. The city enjoys around 300 sunny days each year with temperatures averaging between 21°C and 28°C. And the winter is warm enough to swim and surf all year around.

3. The laidback lifestyle

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You’ll find that the pace of life here is slower than in other major cities, and the friendly locals love to stop and have a chat and balance hard work with plenty of sunshine and good times.

4. The multiculturalism

The Gold Coast is a fun, diverse and multicultural place to live. In fact, along with the many tourists that visit the area, nearly one in three residents were born overseas.

You’ll even find plenty of multicultural events and activities occurring each year, including the Multicultural Festival in September and Multicultural Month in August.  Southport’s popular Chinatown also hosts regular street markets and cultural festivals.

5. The nightlife

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The streets of Surfers Paradise are lined with humming clubs, bars, restaurants. 

6. The world-class universities

The Gold Coast is home to several globally-ranked educational institutions. 

Griffith University, located in Southport, offers a wide variety of degrees in business, arts, communication and more to its student base of over 21,000. It has steadily risen in the QS University rankings over the last five years to sit in the top 250 universities in the world. 

Bond University, located in Robina, hosts international students from more than 90 countries. Bond has been rated #1 in Australia for student experience for the last 16 years. 

Southern Cross University has more than 16,000 students over three campuses in Northern NSW and the Gold Coast. It offers degrees in business, tourism, environmental and health sciences, Indigenous studies, education, law and a broad range of the arts.

7. The employment opportunities

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While the Gold Coast may be smaller than capital cities like Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, there are still plenty of opportunities to secure a job and build your career.  

Popular part-time jobs for students in Australia include roles in hospitality, retail and tourism. You can even find paid internships and work experience opportunities through your university. 

8. The good public transport access

The city’s fantastic public transport system makes getting around very easy. There’s no shortage of buses, trains and trams to get you where you need to go, and the network usually runs on time. 

Plus, you can even use public transport to take day or overnight trips to other destinations, such as Brisbane, Byron Bay and small coastal towns like Yamba.

9. The endless entertainment and events

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There’s always something happening on the Gold Coast.

10. Golden Opportunities

Homecorp offer innovative, modern builds that make investing in real estate on the Gold Coast easy so you can enjoy the journey to ownership with less stress, hassle, and confusion.

Interested in building on the Gold Coast? Talk to Homecorp today!