20,000 Strong In Parramatta
The combination of steady population growth, a thriving CBD and increased investment from government, means Parramatta offers small businesses the right environment for success.
Small Business Seminars And Workshops
Running a business requires a broad set of skills. The Council partners with government agencies and teaching institutions to provide programs and initiatives that support new and existing small businesses. These include practical seminars and workshops on:
- Developing your business
- Improving employment skills
- Understanding regulations and permit requirements
The Council was Service NSW’s first partner with their ‘Easy to do Business’ program, which is a NSW Government program aimed at reducing red tape and other complications when starting or growing a business.
Opportunities For Small Business In Parramatta
The City continually looks for opportunities to further develop Parramatta into a city that welcomes and nurtures small business. It’s important that affordable commercial spaces are available to attract, retain and grow more diverse small businesses and broaden the city’s economic base.
Large development and urban renewal projects throughout the City in the following precincts are presenting small business with numerous opportunities:
- Parramatta CBD
- Parramatta Square
- Parramatta North
- Sydney Olympic Park
- Auto Alley