Invest and Build
Over the next five years, Parramatta is estimated to experience significant growth as a result of committed investments. From proposed commercial and residential developments, cultural precincts and public spaces, hospitality and retail offerings, over $10 billion in diverse public and private investment underpins the city's growth agenda.
A combination of infrastructure investment and urban development, the city has the components to be a vibrant and activated city.
Smart Green & Central
The future of Parramatta is much more than bricks and mortar. It is being built to include best practices in city design, technology, creativity and connectivity. Best-in-class technology solutions and open-data principles makes it easier for business and government to reach better, more transparent and informed decisions.
It is simply not about growth: it is about becoming smarter.
Close to 30% of Australia’s top 500 businesses have a presence in Parramatta in industries including healthcare, manufacturing, finance, science, retail and public administration.
Part of the City’s attractiveness is that it’s a melting pot of cultures and well positioned to operate in three different time zones, allowing multinational businesses to access a 24-hour business cycle.
Parramatta Square is set to become a visionary, world-class landmark and destination in the heart of the Parramatta CBD.
The iconic new addition to the city skyline will showcase the best of civic and commercial design from internationally acclaimed architects, while incorporating smart city principles.
Parramatta is moving out of the shadow of the Sydney CBD to own its place in the vision for metropolitan Sydney. The city is future-proofing its economy by moving to a white-collar workforce, with development in industries that are critical to forecasted global growth.
For businesses claiming their space now, there’s an opportunity to attract the best of a ready talent pool and contribute to the long term future of Sydney’s Central City.
Welcome To Our City
It’s an exciting time for the City of Parramatta. The CBD is growing, building and evolving and its residents, workers, students and visitors are immersed in a cosmopolitan city that is rich in diversity and culture.
Our vision of being Sydney’s Central city, sustainable, liveable and productive – inspired by our communities – is becoming a reality.
Parramatta is Australia’s second oldest city with an astounding treasury of heritage architecture and buildings of great cultural significance and beauty. Today, the City is experiencing one of Australia’s largest urban renewal and regeneration programs. It has all the right ingredients to make it Australia’s next great city centre and economic engine room.