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Reasons to do business here

Reasons to do business here

1.  A strong and resilient economy
Our impressive track record for economic growth and ongoing demand in health, education, construction, professional services and retail, ensure there’s business opportunities here for you.

2. The perfect lifestyle destination
Attracted by our perfect climate and relaxed pace, sea-changers and tree-changers are discovering our region and finding welcoming communities, a vibrant cultural, arts and food scene plus plenty of sport, recreation and creative activities. 

3. A strategically located, regional hub 
Centrally located between Sydney and Brisbane with well-connected road, rail and air networks, the Port Macquarie-Hastings region is the perfect place to be in business.  Direct daily flights to Sydney and Brisbane, make business travel a breeze.

4. An active and innovative business community
Being such a desirable place to visit and live, we attract great people. Innovation and entrepreneurship is thriving here, and an array of active business support networks are in place to support businesses at all stages of growth.

5. Major projects and big picture planning for growth 
With our population expected to grow beyond 103,000 in the next two decades, we’re taking action now with world class water and sewer systems, well thought out transport networks and industrial estates with highway exposure, modern housing estates and access to innovative technology.  


This page was last updated on: 30 April 2020