Key Facts About Springfield

  • Project Investment to date – $12 billion
  • Estimated cost on completion – $85 billion
  • Total land area – 2,860 hectares (7,067 acres)
  • CBD land area (Springfield Central) – 390 hectares (963 acres) or twice the land area of Brisbane CBD
  • Approval for over 2.6 million square metres of mixed use space in the CBD
  • Access to 86% of Brisbane’s metropolitan workforce in about a 30 minute drive *
  • 41 minute rail trip from Brisbane Central
  • Population of over 560,000 within a 22 minute drive of the CBD *
  • Two train stations, Springfield Central and Springfield in December 2013
  • Mater Private Hospital Springfield now open
  • Orion Swimming lagoon now open
  • Orion Springfield Central Expansion including Coles, Target, Event Cinemas and specialty Retailers
  • $550 Million Dusit Thani Resort Brookwater – proposed Stage 1
  • Closer to Brisbane CBD than North Lakes, Redcliffe, Victoria Point and Kholo **
  • Represented by six suburbs – Springfield Central, Springfield Lakes, Brookwater, Augustine Heights, Spring Mountain and Springfield
  • Estimated current population of 32,000 residents
  • Planned 2030 equivalent population – 138,000 people / 52,000 workers

* URBIS Springfield Population and Employment Estimates, 2013
** (Source: The figures are an average of RACQ, Google Maps and WhereiS