In an official statement today, the Queensland Government has announced CoSpaces as the new Manager of The Precinct, under an agreement that will commence 1 March 2024.

Located in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, The Precinct is Queensland’s leading startup hub, and part of the $755 million Advance Queensland initiative established to support innovative businesses and attract tech talent to the sunshine state.

Established in 2012, CoSpaces is an award-winning Queensland real-estate agency and leader within the Australian innovation ecosystem.

With over a decade of experience delivering innovation projects for government, corporates, and startups, CoSpaces CEO, Ben Howe said the team are thrilled to be appointed as the Manager of The Precinct from March 1, 2024.

“The Precinct has long been a beacon of inspiration, fostering the development of cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking companies that have driven Queensland’s innovation ecosystem forward,”

“We’re thrilled to be working alongside Advance Queensland, and the wider Brisbane community to support founders, startups, and innovation thrive and grow in the State of Queensland.”

As Manager of some of Queensland’s leading entrepreneurial projects, coworking spaces, and innovation hubs, CoSpaces is responsible for over 13,000m2 of shared workspace, delivering support programs, resources, and events to help Australian tech startups and small businesses grow.

CoSpaces currently manage Cohort Innovation Space, the Queensland AI Hub, LX Health, and OldStation.