Helensvale, Qld

 

Market Overview

 

Helensvale is located 60km south of Brisbane and 18km North West of Surfers Paradise. Helensvale has been planned to develop as a transport hub, as the Gold Coast Highway and Pacific Motorway, the two most important road routes on the Gold Coast, link here. The suburb also includes a railway station and bus interchange.

 

 

People

Households are predominately made up of couples with children who enjoy the beautiful open surrounds the suburb has to offer.

 

Lifestyle

Residents enjoy the Westfield Helensvale shopping precinct, a number of open parks and green spaces as well as an 18 hole golf course.

 

Homes

Family homes in the north are set into the hills among the trees and in the valley, one and two storey brick homes are found in quiet cul de sacs. New developments across from Helensvale Plaza include apartments and townhouses.

Demand & Demographics

 

Population

The nature and size of the local population, both now and in the future, is a key driver of property demand. Better understanding the local population can assist property buyers to make better decisions.

People



  • Total Population

    15,987

  • Female

    8,211

  • Male

    7,776

  • Median Age

    40

Family Composition



  • Families

    4,614

  • Children per family

    1.8

Occupation



  • Total Employed

    7,421

  • Top Occupation

    Professionals

  • Top Occupation % Share

    16.2%

Income $/week



  • Personal

    $582

  • Family

    $1,544

  • Household

    $1,388

 

Family composition



  • Couple without Children

    1,743

  • Couple with Children

    2,175

  • One Parent Family

    649

Age



  • Top age group

    45-49

  • Top age number

    1,324

  • Top age group % share

    8.3%

Industry of employment



  • Top Industry

    Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services

  • Total Workers (in top industry)

    348

  • Share of Employment

    4.3%

Supply & Dwellings

 

Building approvals - New Houses



  • Total Number

    28

  • Value ('000)

    $11,512

  • % Share

    68%

* These statistics are financial year to date

Building approvals - Other



  • Total Number

    12

  • Value ('000)

    $2,940

  • % Share

    29%

* These statistics are financial year to date

Dwelling Type (number)



  • Detached houses

    4,228

  • Semi-detached houses

    843

  • Flats, units or apartments

    351

Dwelling tenure (number)



  • Owned outright

    1,600

  • Owned with a mortgage

    2,569

  • Rented

    1,142

Sales Market

 

Property Market Indicator


  • Average days on market

    66

 

Prices


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  • 3.02%

    Median Price Annual Change (10 years)

  • 3.04%

    Price Change (1 Year)

  • $563

    Median Rent per week

  • 4.88%

    Gross Rental Yield

  • 2.23%

    Median Price Annual Change (10 years)

  • 23.26%

    Price Change (1 Year)

  • $449

    Median Rent per week

  • 4.32%

    Gross Rental Yield

 

Rental Market

 

Helensvale, Qld Rent

$563 PW

Rental Growth and Yield

Gross Rental Yield
4.88%
Change in Rental Rate (1 Year)
1.76%
Gross Rental Yield
4.32 %
Change in Rental Rate (1 Year)
4.52 %
Data Disclaimers

Infrastructure, Jobs & Planning

 

Location & Convenience


Distance to

 

The South East Queensland Regional Plan 2009-2031

The Plan is a statutory plan designed to guide regional growth and development in South East Queensland, Australia.

 

The South East Queensland Infrastructure Plan and Program 2010–2031

Produced by the Queensland Department of Infrastructure and Planning, the Plan and Program outlines estimated infrastructure investment across South East Queensland Australia to 2031.

 

 

Roads & Public transport

 

 

Bus

Route 725 - Helensvale Station, Upper Coomera, Coomera Station (north)
Route 720 - Helensvale, WetnWild, Movie World, Dreamworld, Coomera (north)
Route 709 - Helensvale, Harbour Town, GCUH, Griffith Uni (east)
Route 710 - Helensvale, Arundel, Parkwood, GCUH, Griffith Uni (east)
Route 715 - Helensvale, Pacific Pines, Arundel, Labrador, Southport (east)
Route 717 - Helensvale Station, Studio Village, Pacific Pines (east)
Route 704 - Helensvale, Harbour Town, Southport, Seaworld-Main Beach (east)
Route 716 - Helensvale Station, Studio Village (loop)

 

Tram

An extension to the G:Link light rail system is proposed to terminate at Helensvale station. It would operate to the current terminus at Gold Coast University Hospital and then via the existing line to Southport, Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach. The extension is expected to open before the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

 

Train

Serviced by TransLink, Helensvale Station (Gold Coast Line and Airport Line).

 

Roads

The Gold Coast Highway and Pacific Motorway, the two most important road routes on the Gold Coast, link here.

Victorian data sourced from Public Transport Victoria (PTV) and VicRoads
Queensland data sourced from Queensland Government and TransLink

 

Employment Centres

 

Employment nodes include Brisbane CBD, Gold Coast CBD and Helensvale Westfield.

The area also includes local shopping centres, quality schools and well-equipped sporting and recreation options close by. The suburb of Helensvale is 11 minutes (18km) from Surfers Paradise and 37 minutes (60km) from the Brisbane CBD.

A number of education options are available in the region, including Griffith University, Southern Cross University, Bond University, Central Queensland University and TAFE Queensland Gold Coast to name a few of the education providers.

The Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital and many other specialist medical services are also within close proximity.

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2011.