Why is Newcastle the perfect choice for business & industry?
Newcastle is renowned as an industrial base and is the hub of the thriving Hunter region. Along with access to state-of-the-art infrastructure, Newcastle also boasts low land costs and competitive utility rates for commercial properties. As an advocate of sustainable development, Newcastle supports local businesses.
Shipping and Rail Systems
The Port of Newcastle is one of Australia’s biggest export ports and is located just 5 minutes away. Construction of a 3rd coal terminal is expected to boost GDP by $1.5 billion per year, boost exports by more than $1 million and generate 5000 new jobs across New South Wales. Rail systems link the port with capital cities along the east coast of Australia and as well as coal mines in the Hunter Valley.
Highways and Airports
The Pacific Highway is easily accessible and links Newcastle with Sydney (2 hours drive), Brisbane & Melbourne. Newcastle Airport transports 1.2 million passengers per annum and is just 15 minutes away. It provides direct flights to Sydney, Brisbane & Melbourne and key regional centres along the NSW North coast.
The workforce in Newcastle has a high proportion of administrative, management and professional occupations, which is indicative of the strength of knowledge economy. Clerical, sales and services positions have grown in response to growing consumer demand in Newcastle.
Education and Training
Newcastle is home to leading edge education & research facilities at the University of Newcastle, Hunter Institute (TAFE) & John Hunter Teaching Hospital.
All your essential services will be right there: electrical power, portable water, sewerage and telecommunications. Access to natural gas and fibre optics are also available. A Long Day Care facility has been established, and food and convenience shopping will be available.
Come for industry, stay for the lifestyle – Newcastle has some of Australia’s best beaches, shopping and culinary delights. With the internationally renowned Hunter Valley wine region and beautiful national parks a stone’s throw away. Newcastle is a great place to work & live, so don’t miss this opportunity to purchase commercial property in the region.