Consider the ‘simply greater’ business opportunities throughout Greater Hume Shire........
There are significant business and investment opportunities throughout Greater Hume Shire with growth, development and new employment opportunities a major focus.
The Shire is ideally located in the growth corridor between the major regional cities of Albury Wodonga and Wagga Wagga, and has direct road, rail and air access to Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.
Primary Industry and the Agricultural Sector
Primary industry and businesses with a rural orientation continue to develop throughout the Shire, now home to a richly diverse rural economy ranging from fine wool and sheep, cropping, timber plantations and a growing wine industry.
The continuing strength of the agricultural sector is strongly in evidence at the Henty Machinery Field Days, an event which has gained benchmark status across Australia's farming and rural sectors. This event, held in the 3rd week of September each year, attracts over 50,000 visitors annually.
Tourism is emerging as a major new opportunity for the Shire, with growing numbers of visitors and attractions including environmental tourism being supplemented by a number of community festivals and events. A growing number of international visitors are attracted to the region to experience the unique opportunity of farm stays and working holidays amongst other more traditional tourist opportunities.
Business and Industry
The major communities of Jindera, Holbrook, Culcairn, Henty and Walla Walla host strong retail sectors and two of the most successful regional dealerships operate in the Shire, demonstrating that Greater Hume Shire is an effective base for regional business.
Enquiries are welcome about specific requirements, services and support for establishing a new business or relocating. Land prices are very reasonable and the Shire offers work life balance, stable employment base and excellent access to transport and freight movements.
Holbrook Industrial Estate
Greater Hume Shire Council is now selling prime industrial land in close proximity to the Hume Highway bypass of Holbrook. Eight fully serviced blocks are available at $20/square metre PLUS GST, making them highly competitive and in a strategic location with easy access to and from the new Hume Highway Bypass of Holbrook, scheduled for completion in April/May 2013.
For land prices click here.
Investors with larger site requirements than those offered for sale now can be readily assisted on enquiry to Council.
Further information on the ‘simply greater’ business opportunities available in Greater Hume Shire can be obtained by contacting:
Economic Development Officer
Greater Hume Shire
39 Young Street
Holbrook NSW 2644
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