The Cessnock local government area and the Hunter Region are experiencing rapid change.
Cessnock City Council have undertaken research into the key industries and economic activities ideally suited to thrive in the region. The following are key sectors identified by the team that can complement and add value to the wider economy.
Aged care is one of the strongest growing service sectors in Australia, with demand for services forecast to increase significantly as the ‘baby boomer’ generation moves into retirement.
Cessnock City has a diversity of manufacturing businesses, ranging from the traditional metal-based manufacturing and fabrication, to wine making, through to speciality food manufacturing and hand-crafted boutique products.
Growth in population within Cessnock City, expansion of the aged care sector and the introduction of the NDIS is creating demand for additional medical and allied health services.
Cessnock City is well located for transport and logistics companies.
With ideal industrial land available in the Kurri Kurri, Black Hill, Loxford and Branxton areas with access to the Hunter Expressway,
These products and services can offer business to business opportunities for:
- Local businesses to diversify their merchandise and/or service mix to provide some of these goods and services, and/or:
- For external businesses that supply these services to relocate to or establish outlets within Cessnock City.