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Port Macquarie Hastings LGA

Why invest here?

Population Growth – Impressive economic growth and the ideal lifestyle location, the Port Macquarie Local Government Area (LGA) is approximately 386 km north of Sydney and 540km south of Brisbane. Recent statistics show it the highest searched location in realestate.com.au outside of Sydney. Port Macquarie has become one of the fastest growing regional cities in NSW and is estimated to reach around 70,000 by 2027. The resident population of the overall LGA is approximately 85,000 with a forecasted growth of around 104,000 by 2036.

Jobs – Investment in local industry, education and infrastructure has been a welcome boost to the local economy with the multimillion-dollar upgrade to Port Macquarie Base Hospital providing in excess of 250 positions. Healthcare is leading the way with the largest number of employees followed by retail, construction, education, and training. The Construction industry accounts for 17% contribution to economic output in the area with a range of new projects set for the near future. With advanced technology the remote workforce is on the rise, providing opportunity for a work life balance with options of not being limited by geographical

Education – Home to a multitude of quality private and public primary and secondary schools, Port Macquarie LGA also delivers many other vocational providers with education and training being in the top five employers in the region. The North Coast Institute of TAFE offers programmes to approximately 4,000 students and Charles Sturt University is predicted to become the largest international teaching and learning centre in regional NSW. Student numbers are expected to almost triple with recent funding enabling multiple education facilities that will allow tertiary degrees and professional qualifications without travelling to Sydney.

Capital Growth – The lack of affordability in the urban markets has driven both owner occupiers and investors to the Port Macquarie region. Offering greater value for money and attractive growth opportunities, the medium to long term forecast is showing strong signs in the property market with the completion of major infrastructure projects and the recent development of The Sovereign Hills Town Centre being a game changer for Port Macquarie. The overall growth rate for housing in the previous 10 years sits at 4.19%, however capital gain growth has shown a healthy 27.27% within a 5 year period.

Medical Infrastructure - Providing a high level of care for Port Macquarie and Kendall residents, Stage 1 of the $11.5 million car park expansion for Port Macquarie Base Hospital has been recently completed with Stage 2 underway delivering in total over 300 new parking spaces. In addition to the latest expansions, the completed $104 million redevelopment delivers a new 24 hour emergency department, additional beds, operating theatres, inpatient wards and services. Port Macquarie also caters for private patients with Port Macquarie Private Hospital offering high quality medical care with a broad range of health care services including physiotherapy and hydrotherapy sessions. Hospitals continue to be a major employer for the Port Macquarie region and provide an extensive range of high level specialist care for patients.

Coastal Lifestyle – Port Macquarie LGA is renowned for its beautiful swimming and surfing beaches offering an ideal climate, diverse range of pristine estuaries, unspoilt coastline and surrounding rainforest environment. Rapid growth and increased diversity in the economy, the city has become a playground for a broad cross section of waterfront lifestyle activities, local sporting events and fitness oriented leisures boasting a cultural hub for arts, international standard theatre productions, trendy outdoor cafes and a host of fine dining restaurants.

Highway Access - Now less than an easy 4 hours from Sydney and 5 hours from the Gold Coast on a 110km ph 4 lane freeway, Port Macquarie is closer than you think.

Economic drivers of growth

  • Allied health care and Social Assistance
  • Public Infrastructure: Airport expansion, Base Hospital Expansion, Port Macquarie Link Road, New Industrial Precinct.
  • High rise accommodation construction & house building
  • Charles Sturt University expansion and student accommodation
  • Consolidation of Electricity distribution services.

Based on RiskWise Property Research's data, the factors accounting for over 80% of the capital growth within a property market can be attributed to:

  • Population growth.
  • Growing and diversified local economy.
  • Low unemployment (under 4%).
  • Major infrastructure projects to create jobs and boost the local economy.
  • Rising rent yields, underpinning strong rental demand.
  • Median household income growth outpaces inflation.
  • The demographic has disposable income.
  • Property demand exceeds low supply.

Get the latest Economic update from Port Macquarie Hastings Council

Your tenants

Our tenants just love living in Kendall because it's a small close-knit community that is quiet and relaxed. However, it's not remote

  • Lakewood shopping centre 5 minutes
  • Camden Haven High School 5 minutes
  • Kendall Primary School 2 minutes
  • Beaches 10 minutes
  • Port Macquarie 25 minutes

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