Forget Sydney, Newcastle is the next big thing to boom
STEP aside Sydney. While you’ve been busily sealing your spot as one of the most expensive cities in the world, a couple of hours up the road, Newcastle has become the next big thing.
The harbourside city — once with its roots firmly in coal and steel — is reinventing itself. Huge investments in transport, the rejuvenation of the city foreshore, a revitalised central business district, an upsized university and a $6.5 billion investment from the NSW Government make it the new boom town. “Newcastle is on the cusp of transitioning from a great regional city to an emerging global city and we are doing our bit as a council to attract investment, jobs and opportunity,” Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes told news.com.au. Click here to read further