The local economy


The economic landscape in Hobsons Bay is diverse, with a mix of high profile national and international companies through to well established family-owned and home-based businesses. Sectors of growth include advanced manufacturing, construction, professional, scientific and technical services and transport and logistics.

Businesses in Hobsons Bay benefit from an excellent network of local suppliers and support services, with business networks, industry bodies and local and state government agencies located nearby. With a population of over 100,000 that is expected to increase by more than 25% by 2041, local businesses will also benefit from a growing resident workforce and greater local demand for goods and services.

Whether you are looking for a development site or established premises in the industrial heart of Melbourne’s west, or affordable commercial space accessible from Melbourne’s CBD, Hobsons Bay works for your business.

For information on the economic profile of Hobsons Bay, visit