Western Corridor / Ipswich
Brisbane’s Western Corridor is a primary area for current and future industrial development. With the addition of many major industrial estates and its excellent location just 11 kilometres from Brisbane’s Central Business District, this precinct continues to experience huge population growth. With its capable and available workforce, strategic location and outstanding infrastructure, Brisbane’s Western Corridor is Queensland’s major manufacturing hub. Key industries in this precinct range from food and beverage manufacturing, steel fabrication, transport, warehousing, and logistics-based industry.
Within the Western Corridor, Ipswich is in an ideal strategic position for businesses. It is located 40 minutes’ drive from the Brisbane CBD and 60 minutes’ drive from the Port of Brisbane and Brisbane Airport, and is well serviced by major roads and rail. With a large percentage of the available industrial land in South East Queensland, this region is experiencing growth across industries including aerospace, manufacturing, food processing, and transport. Ipswich is home to Australia’s largest master-planned industrial development, Citiswich. (Source: City of Ipswich, 2014)
The development accommodates large/small scale industrial, retail, residential, and green spaces. Both large and small businesses from a wide range of industries have already committed to Citiswich, propelled by the completion of more than $5 billion of transport and services infrastructure upgrades. (Source: Citiswich Business Park, 2014) There are a further 14 industrial/commercial parks in various stages of development that will provide a diverse range of opportunities to local businesses.
To discover more information on the Western Corridor/Ipswich, please click here to visit the City of Ipswich website.