Suburb Property Profile: Broadbeach, QLD 4218


Thinking about buying an off the plan property in Broadbeach, Queensland? Our Suburb Property Profile is your first step in researching the location of your new property. Whether it's an off the plan apartment, townhouse or house and land package, you'll want to discover the Location Demographics, Travel & Infrastructure, Shopping and Schools & Recreation.


Location Demographics


Bringing together sunshine, sandy beaches and a thriving community, Broadbeach is the ideal place for all. The lively suburb can be found just 6kms east from the heart of Gold Coast and around 4kms from the iconic Surfers Paradise. It is also 83kms from Brisbane’s busy Central Business District.

As a popular holiday destination by the coast, the area has attracted tourists, interstate visitors, couples and families to settle in the neighbourhood. The Australian Bureau of Statistics has estimated a population of 6,800 residents in the 2021 Census and close to 5,900 private dwellings built. There are currently 1,600 families calling Broadbeach home and the median age is 46 years old.


Sunny day at Broadbeach beach

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Travel & Infrastructure 


For public transport, commuters are able to rely on multiple services close by to ensure a smooth journey. The Broadbeach South light rail station is the southern terminus of the G:link light rail line and serves passengers with 2 light rail platforms and 2 bus platforms. The Broadbeach North light rail station is also available and allows direct access for travellers at a central location. There are multiple buses running with a few stops found along Surf Parade, Old Burleigh Road and more within the vicinity. Drivers also have easy access to the Gold Coast Highway.

Earlier this year in April, the Queensland Government had finalised the major works contract for Stage 3 of the Gold Coast light rail that travels from Broadbeach to Burleigh Heads. This particular stage is focused on delivering a 6.7km extension with additional stations and trams and is also a big milestone for a project towards the 2032 Games. From this, local residents are able to look forward to shorter travel times, reduced traffic congestion and more employment opportunities. 


Broadbeach infrastructure

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The Pacific Fair Shopping Centre is a central commercial hub along Hooker Boulevard and is filled with retail brands, department stores, boutiques and more to explore. As it is within a short walking distance from Broadbeach, residents are able to find what they need with ease. The beachfront complex Oasis Shopping Centre on Surf Parade is also nearby,  providing even more services and delicious international dining options. The Broadbeach Tavern hosts live music and is the perfect place to hang out and enjoy dinner with friends.There are also a few cafes right by the beach so you can take in the lovely beach views with a cup of coffee. Further, Main Place Shopping Centre and the Niecon Plaza are also in the middle of town and are known for their energetic nightlife.


Schools & Recreation


Families in the region have a number of public schools nearby to choose from, including Broadbeach State School on Alexandra Avenue for primary, while parents are able to take the younger ones to Broadbeach Waters Kindergarten or to the Broadbeach Community Kindergarten, both less than 2kms away. To add, the Gold Coast Surf Academy and Gold Coast Arts Academy can also both assist in building up extracurricular skills and learning experiences. University students can choose through a variety of courses offered at Bond University or at the Griffith University Gold Coast Campus.

Surrounded with luxurious resorts and welcoming attractions, there is no shortage of fun activities for everyone. The Star Gold Coast offers countless entertainment choices with music shows, live performances and upscale restaurants by the lakeside. Also at the town centre, catch an event at the Gold Coast Convention And Exhibition Centre with expos, conferences, concerts and sports games running every month. Meanwhile, the Cascade Gardens is a short walk away and is a great setting to relax by the riverside. It features rainforest walks, picnic areas and a sanctuary for wildlife. Every first and third Sunday of the month, you can spend the day checking out the Art and Craft Markets at Kurrawa Park. Just next door, have a swim with family and friends at the Kurrawa Beach or unwind with a book on the vast shore. The kids are also able to have fun at the Kurrawa Playground and you can set up at the bbq area for a nice lunch by the beach. For an active day out, you can have a stroll through Paula Stafford Park or make use of the outdoor exercise area or rugby and soccer facilities at Pratten Park.


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Birdseye view of Broadbeach

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Published on 1st of January 2022 by Anthony Lamb
Anthony Lamb
Anthony Lamb


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