There's a Big Entertainment Line up for Brisbane in 2023. Why it Could be Time to Buy a Business in this Hot Spot!

by Catherine Mangana 28th of January, 2023
There's a Big Entertainment Line up for Brisbane in 2023. Why it Could be Time to Buy a Business in this Hot Spot!
There's a Big Entertainment Line up for Brisbane in 2023.

Brisbane is the place to be this year! The sunshine states capital city has always dazzled many with its sunny skies, buzzing hospitality and nightlife sector and live music scene. This may be the time to finally bite the bullet and buy a business in Brisbane. 

2023 is seeing an epic lineup of festivals, musical acts and sporting events, which means the city will be alive with locals and tourists, especially now with travel being on the forefront of most peoples minds. According to Tourism Research Australia, October 2022 saw visitors continue to return to Australia’s capital cities, recording the highest number of visitors and spend since the start of the pandemic (March 2020). There was also a strong spend in all states and territories, however Queensland comes out on top, with a 43% increase in spending by tourists compared to October 2019. 

Brisbane is the most visited tourism region in Queensland, with tourism contributing 4.7% of the region’s gross regional product (GRP). With a population of 2.5 million, Brisbane welcomes over 9 million overnight visitors per year, which makes restaurants, cafes, entertainment venues, accomodation, pubs and barsa great opportunity for those looking to buy a business and set up a base in the sunshine city.

What's On In Brisbane in 2023?

  • February -Music fans are looking forward to the Ed Sheeran concerts this month at Suncorp Stadium. Tickets are available for the 17th, 18th and 19th.
  • March - September - NRL fans have a multitude of Home games to choose from for the beloved Brisbane Broncos 
  •  April - May - Get ready for a laugh with the Brisbane Comedy Festival running all month.                                      
  • July - August - The legendary FIFA Womens World Cup will be hosting games at Suncorp Stadium, including an Australian match, an England match and a Brazilian match. 
  • September - The annual Brisbane Festival will be on this month with live music, art exhibits and fun for the whole family.                                                                                     


Small business is big business in Brisbane, which is supported by the local community and also by the influx of tourists, both domestic and international that visit the capital city over the year. Consider this your sign. Now is the time to buy a business in Brisbane!


Here are 5 businesses in Brisbane for sale right now!


1. Brilliant Dine-in Takeaway Cafe Business For Sale 


Price: $299,000 + SAV

utstanding opportunity for an owner operator to buy a well-established, Café, Coffee Shop and Takeaway business. This business has built an excellent reputation, offering a large selection of coffees, burgers, breakfast, lunch favourites and sweets from a spectacular menu.

  • Currently fully managed
  • Exclusive coffee rights for the centre
  • Only 20 minutes south from Brisbane CBD in a vibrant location
  • Dine-in, outdoor seating and takeaway
  • Seating capacity 70
  • 2022 turnover $1,344,000


Contact Seller


2. Popular Pizza Shop In City Fringe


Price: $85,000 + SAV

An independent locally owned and operated Pizza Shop in the heart of an inner-city suburb within walking distance of the CBD with fantastic exposure on Main Street.

  • High volume and constant foot traffic
  • Long lease to 2032 (Including option)
  • Comfortable rent
  • Solid history
  • Profitable business
  • Current weekly turnover is about $7000 - $8000 per week


Contact Seller



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3. Catering Equipment Supplier 


Price: $250,000

Established in 1982 this business has become a recognised and trusted supplier of high- quality commercial catering equipment to the Australian takeaway, restaurant, hotel/motel, aged care, childcare and general hospitality industries.
The business has diversified revenue streams through providing services that include high quality equipment, design, consultancy, custom manufacture, fit out and project management.

  • FY22 Revenue circa $163k
  • Owner operated business
  • Selling to retire
  • 40 years of trading history
  • Ideal acquisition for an existing catering equipment supplier


Contact Seller


4. Indoor Rock Climbing Gym


Price: $325,000 + SAV

Located in Brisbane city this longstanding rock climbing gym has had so much done to it with improvements to all safety compliance needs, new facilities and a passionate bunch of staff, there is minimal any new owner will need to do but be involved and continue the marketing.

Having a secure lease till 2025 with 2 further 5 year options will see this all the way to the Olympics and beyond with no extra money needed to be spent on it for the foreseeable future. Great staff means the current owner can live and work on the Sunshine Coast with little day to day activity required. They complete the admin and marketing through their social media channels.

This is a great opportunity for someone with rock climbing passion to take this to the next level. A hands-on working owner in this business would see a reduction of approx. $70K a year in wages which would be straight profit.

Contact Seller


5. Have Your Very Own Hecho En Mexico Restaurant!


Price: Contact Seller

Hecho en Mexico is a thriving pandemic-proof business well-known by locals across 12 different locations. We are the ones that have created the tacos that Melbournians love and those mouth-watering Patrón margaritas you just can’t get enough of.

We are the only authentic Mexican Restaurant in Australia with over 9 years of experience offering franchise opportunities with full support and full training. We have been featured on Broadsheet and UrbanList.

  • Exceptional brand recognition
  • Successful business model
  • Experienced team behind the brand to provide full ongoing support and training.
  • No marketing fees
  • Significant online presence
  • Established industry connections with support from great brands and partners
  • Average sales: $2.5 m per year
  • Initial investment: $400k - $600k
  • Franchise fee: Only 7%


Contact Seller

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