Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct
The Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct (GCHKP) will play a key role in helping to reshape the Gold Coast's economy and redefine its future.
Asia Pacific's emerging health and innovation hub, the 200-hectare GCHKP, is a unique global business location for high-tech industry development, research collaboration and jobs of the future, transforming Australia's leading lifestyle city.
Supported by $5 billion in infrastructure, including a world-class university, one of Australia's major public hospitals and a new private hospital, the precinct offers a combination of expertise, infrastructure, land and lifestyle unique to Australia.
Co-location of the Gold Coast University Hospital, Gold Coast Private Hospital and Griffith University presents a unique opportunity to facilitate and encourage:
- research and development
- commercial opportunities in health, medicine and technology
- growth and attraction of skilled workers.
The GCHKP includes the GC2018 Athletes Village on a 29-hectare site. This $550 million legacy project provides the foundation for a vibrant community to flourish in the future.
The GCHKP Project Office predicts the precinct will generate 12,400 new high-value jobs to ultimately support over 26,000 full-time equivalent positions.
Following GC2018, more than nine hectares of land will be available for targeted commercial development as the next stage of growth in the precinct.
More information about the GCHKP can be found at http://www.gchkp.com.au.