Why invest

Published on 08 April 2024

Lake Macquarie is a city boasting an enviable coastal lifestyle, with some of NSW’s best beaches, one of Australia’s largest and most spectacular lakes and mountains, vineyards and rural getaways just a short drive away.

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With a thriving population of over 219,000, Lake Macquarie is ideally located and accessible by rail, air and car. Lake Macquarie is able to offer business investors and our workforce a rare opportunity to enjoy an enviable lifestyle.

5 reasons to do business here

  1. A strong and resilient economy

    We're home to more than 14,000 business and a highly skilled agile workforce, Lake Macquarie is becoming the economic powerhouse of the Lower Hunter.

  2. The perfect lifestyle for business

    Lifestyle is what we do. Beaches, bushland and Australia’s largest saltwater lake are all within easy access, as well as our vibrant suburbs, major shopping centres and a wide choice of schools and tertiary institutions. There is so much to love about our city.

  3. Affordability that won't break the bank

    The city offers affordable living with a host of lifestyle assets. Plus, Lake Mac offers low development and operational costs, with an idyllic lifestyle for your family and staff.

  4. Opportunity is knocking

    We are a city of innovation and we have the infrastructure to back it up. Lake Mac is home to Australia’s first city-wide long-range wide-area network and with increased investment in the construction, digital, retail, recreation and service sectors our potential for growth is fast becoming a reality.

  5. Prime development land 

    Lake Macquarie offers thousands of hectares of desirable land for infill, brown and greenfield, and residential development. With a growing population, the city offers countless investment opportunities and a desirable location for large-scale operations looking to relocate.

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