Opportunity: Red Hill | Brisbane City Council

Leafy and elevated, residential Red Hill is home to boutiques and cafés and close to trendy Paddington, Caxton Street and Suncorp Stadium for sporting matches and events.

Central and accessible

Local trends

  • Leafy and elevated
  • Primarily residential with pockets of shops and small businesses
  • Thriving food and coffee culture and trendy boutique retailers
  • Traditional Queenslanders and post-war timber homes
  • Professionals, students and families


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  1. Normanby Hotel – heritage listed lively pub and restaurant
  2. Musgrave Terrace and Waterworks Road – main artery of Red Hill lined with shops and small businesses
  3. Arthur Terrace – residential punctuated with small local businesses
  4. Recreation – Gilbert Park is home to the Brisbane Broncos, Brisbane’s National Rugby League team including Leagues Club and training ground

Driving opportunity

Population growth

Generating additional demand for goods and services

  • Expected to grow at 1% biennially
  • More than 50% of the working population under the age of 35

Development activity

Bringing more people to live and work in the area

Infrastructure projects

New roads, transit, school, hospitals and other major infrastructure projects create significant opportunities for business

Talented people

Access to a skilled workforce

  • 45% with bachelor degree level of education (compared to 32% for Brisbane Local Government Area)


Who has taken opportunity?

Planning frameworks

More information

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