Skies filled as building sector booms on the Gold Coast: Number of cranes has more than doubled in a matter of months

Gold Coast Bulletin

SPECIAL REPORT: Cranes, construction jobs and billions of dollars worth of development are flooding the Gold Coast at a pace reminiscent of the 1970s boom.couple to buy into the last new development at Emerald Lakes.


Reporter Jack Houghton talks to city leaders about what is behind the growth which has turned the Coast into Queensland’s economic powerhouse.

The Economics:

THE number of cranes on the Gold Coast skyline has doubled since October as the construction sector officially becomes stronger than in any other Queensland city.

The Bulletin can reveal 35 tower cranes are in full swing across the city on the back of an extra 15,000 jobs created in the past 12 months.

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