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Economy in Central Otago and Queenstown 

Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes District is a great place to do business. There have been strong population growth, incomes have increased and the existing support infrastructure is excellent. There has been significant economic growth in Queenstown, Wanaka, Cromwell, Alexandra as well as some of the smaller towns and it’s a great place to expand your existing business or potentially look at starting a new business.

Affectionately called ‘Central’ by those that know it well, Central Otago is New Zealand’s most inland region, located in the southern half of the South Island. 
It’s breathtakingly different with vast undulating landscapes, rugged snow-capped mountains, clear blue rivers, deep gorges and tussock-clad hills.

Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes District has experienced phenomenal economical growth over the past few years and the growth is projected to continue into the foreseeable future.

Central Otago and Queenstown District Lakes, New Zealand offers a unique blend of commerce and lifestyle. The regional infrastructure offers significant capacity for the expansion of commercial enterprise. Industries related to tourism, technology, building, property, wine, food, horticulture, farming and light manufacturing are well established and growing all the time.

With modern communications there is really no barrier to the establishment of any type of business.  This growth offers a perfect opportunity for you to partner with Global Thinking to establish a footprint for your business in Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes District, New Zealand.

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Business Sectors

Tourism 100%
Technology Services 100%
Business Management Services 100%
Building Related Industries 100%
Hospitality Related Industries 100%
Property Related Industries 100%
Recruitment 100%

Business in Central Otago

Central Otago’s population growth is forecast to increase 29 per cent between 2013 and 2023. This will lead to:

  • Employment growth
  • Housing development
  • Infrastructure development
  • Business investment opportunities
  • Access to new markets

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