Knight Frank Wollongong Insight report now available.

20/07/2017

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Advantage Wollongong and Knight Frank co-hosted a special event showcasing the opportunities for doing business and investing in Wollongong at the Knight Frank headquarters in Sydney on Thursday 20th July.

Wollongong Lord Mayor Cr Gordon Bradbery OAM and Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP joined the Advantage Wollongong team and provided an overview the transformation of Wollongong, highlighting some of the key developments that have driven this change and the advantages of doing business in Wollongong. ‘Wollongong is a city transformed, and is now an important knowledge services centre, a globally connected international trade hub and a leading university city’ said the Lord Mayor. ‘On the back of the record $1.3b invested in the city centre over the past 4 years, this report further demonstrates the strength of the local economy and why Wollongong continues to see strong business and investor interest’.  

Guests at the event heard from local business leaders John Kollaras, Managing Director, Kollaras Group and Mohan ‘Mo’ Rengaswamy, Development Manager, The GPT Group, to hear about their experience of doing business in Wollongong. A selection of key Knight Frank executives also engaged in a panel discussion with guests to cover some of the details released in the report. 

The ‘Wollongong Insight July 2017’ report, prepared by the Knight Frank research arm, covers economic growth drivers, demographic trends and the market outlook for Wollongong.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here

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