Business & Investment

Business Opportunities

Grow your business in Maitland, a city bursting with opportunities. Maitland is one of Australia's largest regional cities and is currently growing at an annual rate higher than the NSW average with one family moving to the area every day. This strong growth rate underpins Maitland’s economy and lifestyle with a population that includes a healthy combination of skills across all major sectors. Maitland provides a desirable mix of country style living with all the benefits of a regional centre.

Maitland is an attractive proposition and a perfect platform for entrepreneurship. Through innovation, embracing of cottage industries, continued growth and efficiency, Maitland is cultivating its reputation as one of Australia’s greatest cities and commercial hubs.

Industry and Commerce

The city economy boasts powerful mining, tourism, manufacturing, agriculture, transport and construction industries and Council takes a fully integrated approach to generate positive outcomes for new and existing businesses. In addition to well established transport links, Maitland has a range of infrastructure services and facilities, and a wide range of local companies are available to supply industrial and commercial support services.

Maitland also offers a diverse variety of independent and mainstream retail options along with an evolving visitor economy, with a particular focus on high quality events.

Located on the rich alluvial flats of the Hunter and Paterson Rivers, Maitland is positioned on one of the most productive areas in NSW and forms a service centre for a rich agricultural hinterland. With the digital economy and high speed National Broadband Network, access to two national highways, a 90 minute freeway drive to Sydney, 30 minutes to the vineyards, Newcastle and Port Stephens, close proximity to airports, shipping terminals and freight rail access, you won’t find a better base than Maitland.

If you are a new business wishing to relocate, or an existing business wishing to expand contact us on 02 4931 2838. We want you to become part of our exciting future. You’re welcome in Maitland.


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