Land & Housing
The region offers a wide ranging of housing options including modern multi-story apartments, modest first home buyer residences, and large executive homes with all the accessories. Residential land and housing is available in the city area, beach side suburbs, smaller towns and rural areas. Whatever type of home you are after- you are likely to find it in the Cairns region.
The Cairns Regional Council strategic land use planning describes strategies and plans to ensure Cairns retains its enviable lifestyle and unique character, while also allowing for continued growth and development.
The Cairns region is working closely with stakeholders to identify and develop land suitable for future industrial precints through formal planning process.
Current commercial property values are stable with varying availabilities.
The Queensland government produces a very useful population and housing fact sheet for the Cairns Region local government area outling trends and projections. They also produce a residential land and dwelling activity profile that provides a summary of recent residential land development and dwelling activity indicators in the area.
The Real Estate Institute of Queensland provides profiles of numerous Cairns suburbs and has lists of their member agents who can assist potential residents or business owners to find their ideal property. The Cairns Regional Council has produced a demographic social and economic profile which provides siginificant detail on the townships and suburbs that make up the region.