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June 29, 2019

WHY INVEST IN TOWNSVILLE

Townsville is the 13th largest city in Australia, the largest population base in North Queensland and is one of the fastest growing cities in the state, with a population exceeding 170,000. Located roughly halfway between Brisbane and the tip of Cape York, Townsville is nestled on the shores of Cleveland Bay, alongside the Great Barrier Reef.

The region has one of the most diverse economies in regional Australia, is widely recognised as the commercial hub of Northern Australia and maintains an enviable lifestyle for residents and a stunning natural environment. With a robust commercial base and an ambition for a greater population, prosperity and progress, Townsville North Queensland provides a wealth of opportunities to live, work, invest and develop.

Townsville proudly hosts Australia’s largest military base, a port boasting a broad based trade profile and a world class university. To this foundation, the region continues to add growing strengths in industries including tourism, research, services and the addition of a second university.

According to respected demographer & The Australian Columnist, Bernard Salt, ‘no city of comparable size has quite the connection into the future prosperity of the Australian nation as does Townsville’. Townsville offers ‘stability, urban concentration and prosperity’ along with ‘a unique mix of employment drivers’ and ‘the highest average disposable household income among Australia's 20 largest urban centres outside of a State or Territory capital’.

In Townsville DHA provides housing for about 2000 members and their families.  The properties are predominantly located in suburbs such as Burdell, Idalia, Annandale and Kirwan.  

Townsville reigns supreme and ripe with opportunity. If you are looking to invest, consider a DHA leased property with guaranteed income, strong rental yields, zero vacancy and plenty of opportunity for real growth take a look at the list of available homes or contact us today for more information on why investing in Townsville is the right thing when considering your next investment property.