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Invest in the City of Canada Bay
Invest in the City of Canada Bay

Considering bringing your business to the City of Canada Bay?

You are investing in a NSW success story. Our population is approaching 85,000 and growing at a rate of 3% a year –one of the fastest local government areas in NSW. 

Local employment is trending upwards and the City boasts a diverse and vibrant economy with a strong economic outlook.

The City of Canada Bay is intent on attracting investors and entrepreneurs who will contribute to our sustainable future and benefit from our fast growing population and well placed business precincts. 

Our Investment Prospectus suite of products provides an overview of investing and doing business in the City of Canada Bay and includes fact sheets on each of our town centres.

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For further information of commencing a business or investing in the City of Canada Bay, please contact the Place Team on 9911 6555 or email

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Investment Prospectus products

Bakehouse Quarter, North Strathfield

Bakehouse Quarter Place Fact Sheet
Bakehouse Quarter Place Fact Sheet

The Bakehouse Quarter currently comprises over 40,000 sqm of commercial, retail and entertainment uses with a further development potential of over 20,000 sqm.

Within the precinct, yet adjacent to the Bakehouse Quarter are additional businesses and The McDonald College which has a student body of 450 students and teaching staff of 43. 

A solid selection of retail, health and wellbeing, and entertainment outlets including an array of restaurants, bars and cafes, the precinct provides the perfect business and social environment. A range of commercial stock including retail, office, serviced office and industrial is available within this precinct.

Key attributes

  • The construction of a rail underpass at North Strathfield Station will improve passenger services. Work commenced in March 2013. Currently there are approximately 5,000 daily passenger movements in and out of North Strathfield Train Station.
  • High profile anchor tenants including NRMA Motoring Services, Frucor Beverages and Campbell Arnott’s.
  • Everyday shopping available from Aldi, Harris Farm, Harrison’s Pharmacy and more complemented by dining options.
  • The precinct will benefit from the NSW Government’s WestConnex project commencing in 2015. WestConnex is the largest integrated transport and urban revitalisation project in Australia.

Download the Bakehouse Quarter Place Fact Sheet.

Breakfast Point

Breakfast Point Place Fact Sheet
Breakfast Point Place Fact Sheet

Only 20 minutes via car, bus or ferry from the centre of Sydney and adjacent to Mortlake, Breakfast Point is a waterfront residential estate with a small shopping village including a supermarket, restaurants and lifestyle businesses.

Over the past ten years, this suburb has been revitalised to include a broad range of housing options complemented by state of the art lifestyle facilities. In is anticipated that futher properties will be developed over the coming years.

Several of the historic structures of the Australian Gas Light Company (AGL), established in 1883, remain intact today.

Key attributes

  • Breakfast Point’s residential population is in the top 1% within Australia for relative social-economic advantage (Australian Bureau of Statistics- SEIFA 2011)
  • Future residential development is planned for Breakfast Point and the NSW State Government has approved a 391 apartment development adjacent to Breakfast Point
  • Boutique selection of retailers including an IGA Supermarket, restaurants, cafes and more.

Download the Breakfast Point Place Fact Sheet.


Cabarita Place Fact Sheet
Cabarita Place Fact Sheet

Cabarita is home to a small neighbourhood centre and waterside dining and recreation facilities.

Cabarita Shopping Village offers residents and visitors convenience shopping for everyday need  including groceries, pharmacy and a well stocked cellar. 

Within walking distance of the Cabarita Shopping Village are two significant waterside parks, Cabarita and Prince Edward Parks, both providing watersedge dining. In addition, Cabarita Swimming Centre and d’Albora Marina are located within Cabarita Park.

Key attributes

  • Cabarita Park is a large regional waterside park and is home to the Cabarita Swmming Centre and a first class marina. d’Albora Marinas Cabarita Point offers a wide variety of facilities and services for boating enthusiasts.
  • Waterside dining is available at Angelo’s on the Bay and Vela Dining and Bar.
  • In 2012, over 5000 passengers per week travelled on Harbour City Ferries from and to Cabarita Wharf. Over 50% of these trips were undertaken by weekday commuters.

Download the Cabarita Place Fact Sheet.

Majors Bay Road, Concord

Majors Bay Road Place Fact Sheet
Majors Bay Road Place Fact Sheet

Majors Bay Road Shopping Village is an elegant, sophisticated and friendly shopping village situated in the heart of Concord. With an attractive leafy streetscape, it is positioned as one of Sydney’s best al fresco eat streets, with many restaurants and cafes to suit all tastes including Japanese, French, Italian, Thai and South American.

This heritage shopping village is complemented with a desirable mix of retail and commercial businesses from speciality food retailers, fashion and gifts, essential conveniences to medical and professional services.

Concord Library and the City of Canada Bay Museum are only a short walk from Majors Bay Road.

Key attributes

  • Majors Bay Road is home to the renowned Concord Golf Club.With a history dating back to 1893, several Australian Opens have been hosted at the Club.
  • Beautifully landscaped, Majors Bay Road, is a popular Inner West eat street featuring expansive al fresco dining.
  • It offers a diverse mix of retail, food, health and professional services and is complemented by a library, cultural facilty and sporting activities within walking distance.

Download the Majors Bay Road Place Fact Sheet

Concord West

Concord West Place Fact Sheet
Concord West Place Fact Sheet

Only 25 minutes via car, bus or train from the centre of Sydney, Concord West provides businesses and investors with many opportunities to prosper.

It is a diverse economic hub with a large regional hospital, industrial zone and two retail precincts.

The Victoria Avenue shopping precinct is adjacent to the Concord West Train Stations and features trendy cafes, a classic pub, as well as everyday goods and services such as fruit and vegetables, dry cleaning, accountants and more. Adjacent to this village is an underpass through to Bicentennial Park.

Key attributes

  • A new Masterplan for Concord West is currently being developed focusing on the revitalisation of the industrial sites around George Street.
  • As an element of the Northern Sydney Freight Corridor Program, a new aerial concourse and the installation of four new lifts will be undertaken at Concord West station. Currently there are over 4,500 daily passenger movements at this train station.
  • Diverse and increasing local workforce including over 3,000 employed at Concord Repatriation General Hospital and approximately 1,500  employed in the Finance and Insurance Services sector.

Download the Concord West Place Fact Sheet.


Drummoyne Place Fact Sheet
Drummoyne Place Fact Sheet

Six kilometres from the Sydney CBD, Victoria Road is located on a peninsula bordered by water on three sides with the Iron Cove Bridge and the Gladesville Bridge linking the shopping village with the Sydney CBD and northwest suburbs, respectively.

Known for its friendly, personalised service it is a local convenience centre and a destination for home renovators.

It is identified by many local business owners as the last convenient shopping opportunity along Victoria Road before the Sydney CBD.  Birkenhead Point Shopping Centre and Marina is located within walking distance.

With three significant properties redeveloped within the last three years, investors continue to be attracted to Victoria Road.

Key attributes

  • Businesses along Victoria Road benefit from over 87,000 vehicles passing each day.
  • There has been increased private investment in Drummoyne including over $30 million in property development along Victoria Road and $50 million refurbishment of Birkenhead Point Shopping Centre. The Birkenhead Point Marina is scheduled to be upgraded in 2014.
  • Victoria Road features a concentration of health and renovation businesses.

Download the Drummoyne Place Fact Sheet.

Five Dock

Five Dock Place Fact Sheet
Five Dock Place Fact Sheet

Italian communities and foodies alike from all over Sydney regularly shop in Great North Road for the award-winning butchers, patisseries, chocolate makers, fresh produce and delis. Great North Road is renowned for this experience.  

With over 300 businesses positioned in the precinct, every shopping, dining and service need can be met. A financial and insurance services hub, there are many solicitors, accountants, financial planners and other professionals that can assist you.

Ferragosto, the inner west’s biggest street festival takes place along Great North Road, every August. Visit, work, dine, play and stay at Five Dock.

Key attributes

  • The five biggest banks in Australia have branches within the Five Dock Town Centre and are complemented by strong business representation in the Professional and Financial Services sectors.
  • Visitors are attracted to the authentic Italian delicatessens and patisseries.
  • In the two years to June 2013, over $45 million of building activity was approved for the statistical area of Five Dock-Abbotsford.
  • The precinct may benefit from the NSW State Government’s WestConnex project commencing in 2015. WestConnex is the largest integrated transport and urban revitalisation project in Australia.

Download the Five Dock Place Fact Sheet.


Mortlake Place Fact Sheet
Mortlake Place Fact Sheet

With a strong industrial history, Mortlake has reinvented itself as a desirable waterside suburb.

Mortlake offers the investor two business precincts: a small neighbourhood shopping village at the junction of Mortlake Street and Brays Road; and along Tennyson Road a combination of light industrial, commercial and restaurants. Businesses servicing consumers benefit from the redevelopment of much of the industrial land into high density residential, resulting in an increasing primary trade area.

Several of the historic structures of the Australian Gas Light Company (AGL), established in 1883, remain intact today.

Key attributes

  • Between 2006 and 2011, Mortlake’s residential population grew by 54% and with a recent 391 apartment development approved by the NSW State Government this growth will continue.
  • Opened in 1928, the Mortlake to Putney Ferry is the last remaining vehicular cable ferry on Sydney Harbour.
  • Residential properties have experienced sound growth in the last 10 years.

Download the Mortlake Place Fact Sheet.

Concord Road, North Strathfield

North Strathfield Place Fact Sheet
North Strathfield Place Fact Sheet

Initially subdivided to create a shopping village in 1917, the North Strathfield Shopping Village was established in 1921 and the art deco heritage is largely intact.

The Village predominantly functions as a neighbourhood retail and dining precinct. In 2013, four existing businesses have been operating in the Village for over 40 years, with the average business duration of existing businesses at 16 years.

Key attributes

  • The City of Canada Bay and the community are currently implementing the Concord Road, North Strathfield Place Plan including a $600,000 streetscape upgrade.  
  • Businesses positioned on Concord Road, have the benefit of 30,000 vehicles passing daily
  • Strathfield North Public School, with over 650 students, is adjacent to the Shopping Village.
  • The construction of a rail underpass at North Strathfield Station will improve passenger services. Work commenced in March 2013. Currently there are approximately 5000 daily passenger movements in and out of North Strathfield Train Station.

Download the Concord Road, North Strathfield Place Fact Sheet


Rhodes Place Fact Sheet
Rhodes Place Fact Sheet

Attracting significant investment from developers and global corporations, Rhodes is recognised as a specialised centre within the Sydney metropolitan region.

In 2011, the Rhodes Peninsula (incorporating the suburbs of Rhodes and Liberty grove) had a resident population of approximately 7,727 people, just over double the 3,713 residents recorded in 2006. The Peninsula is characterised by a predominance of medium and high-density apartment living with some lower density housing in Rhodes East. By 2016, the Peninsula is expected to have a population of approximately 14,000 residents. Nealry 9,000 people are employed within Rhodes.  

The Rhodes Peninsula is experiencing a period of significant growth, with more than 40 planning, community engagement, open space and development projects set to be delivered over the next five years, many of which involve the City of Canada Bay, developers and other tiers of government.

Key attributes

  • Established exceptional commercial, retail and industrial tenants
  • Fast growing residential and workforce population
  • High level of private and public investment fostering a desireable place to live and work
  • In the last five years, Rhodes Train Station has experienced a 100% daily passenger movements increase to 11,500
  • High demand for A-Grade commercial property and affordable industrial premises in the heart of Sydney
  • To meet the needs of the existing and future community, there are many business opportunities yet to be explored

Download the Rhodes Place Fact Sheet


Wareemba Place Fact Sheet
Wareemba Place Fact Sheet


Positioned on Great North Road between Five Dock and Abbotsford, Wareemba has increasingly become a sought-after boutique shopping and dining experience.

Italian influenced, it is home to three established Italian eateries in addition to a modern deli, Chinese, Thai and general takeaway.

This unique shopping destination features an internationally recognised toy and collectables shop, designer children’s boutique, high-end women’s and men’s fashion retailers and a jeweller. The precinct also offers a supermarket, liquor store, pharmacies, newsagents, post office and hair and beauty salons to meet shoppers' daily needs. 

Key attributes


  • The Shopping Village is in short walking distance from a large waterside park on Hen and Chicken Bay
  • The local economy is diverse with the Health Care and Social Assistance sector followed by the Construction sector, representing the largest employment sectors
  • Located within 10km of the Sydney Central Business District, Wareemba provides investors and residents with value for money and an exceptional lifestyle.
​​​​Download the Wareemba Place Fact Sheet.