Why Merri-bek for business?
Why choose to invest in Merri-bek?
The City of Merri-bek is vibrant and known for its shopping precincts (Lygon Street, Sydney Road and Barkly Square), cafés and restaurants, live music venues, festivals and events, and a community of artists and creative industries.
Where to invest – industrial, commercial and retail precincts
While businesses are located broadly across Merri-bek, they are largely located within its vibrant employment precincts including the key Activity Centres, Neighbourhood and Local Centres and industrial areas.
Our partnerships within the Merri-bek community aim to support economic development.
Which sectors to invest in
The following industry sectors have been identified as having potential to create significant job growth within Merri-bek.
Who else is in Merri-bek?
Learn about other businesses located within Merri-bek.
Tourism has the potential to become Australia’s fastest growing industry and is a significant economic driver for Merri-bek. Visitor spend is a contributor to the local economy, from restaurants and cafes to retailers, petrol stations, cleaning services and more.
How we can help you?
The Economic Development Team can link you to a range of resources, business information and support services to assist you to start a new business or invest in Merri-bek.