About Fortitude Valley

In-demand and growing fast

  • Fortitude Valley has strong population growth – up 7% a year for each of the past 10 years
  • Most residents are 20-34 years of age (53%)
  • Most earn $900 a week and have high disposable income 
  • 58% of all households are rented
  • Fortitude Valley is second only to the CBD for entertainment and leisure
    • 350 retailers
    • 30 bars and clubs
    • 85 restaurants
    • 30 art galleries
  • It offers every lifestyle amenity – entertainment, jobs, transport
  • Bus and rail transport is comprehensive and easy to access 
  • All Brisbane road networks are nearby
  • Five major employment nodes – 200,000 jobs – surround it
  • It is the 5th most affordable of Brisbane’s 21 inner city suburbs 
  • It is very much in demand – a vacancy rate for apartments of just 0.8%

Source: Resolution Research Strategists (Sept 2012)