Investment Opportunities

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If you're looking to invest in regional Victoria, council has strategically identified a number of exciting and tangible business opportunities in the Northern Grampians Shire.

These include, but are not restricted to:

  • Agritech and biotech research and development.
  • Aviation related business.
  • Bio-diversity management and land remediation services.
  • Businesses and facilities that deliver industry solutions under emissions trading policies.
  • Engineering and manufacturing that service and supply the wind energy and other alternative energy systems.
  • Food processing 'incubator' for boutique start-up manufacturers.
  • Food processing and logistics.
  • International inward investment in agriculture and agribusiness and export of local and regional expertise products and services into emerging international agricultural agribusiness and food sectors.
  • Gold and mineral mining.
  • Multi-sector business incubator.
  • Organic food industry across the entire supply chain.
  • Retail - including cocktail bars, unique accommodation, cafés, jewellers, butchers and delis.
  • Tourism - including an eco wilderness lodge, 4-5 star resort with conference facilities, restaurant and visitor services, outdoor adventure operators, 4-star self-contained accommodation, indoor activities, iconic winery restaurant, retail, day spas and takeaway food outlets.

Council continues to support and work closely with large investments such as the Nectar Farms and Bulgana Wind Farm/Green Hub projects which will result in considerable employment opportunities for the region.

For available commercial real estate in the Northern Grampians Shire, visit:

Monaghans Real Estate Stawell

JB Barham Real Estate Stawell

Landmark Harcourts Stawell

Landmark Harcourts St Arnaud 

Graeme Male Real Estate St Arnaud

Elders Real Estate St Arnaud

RuralCo St Arnaud

The Engagement Team recently undertook an in-depth gap analysis of commercial activity centres in the Northern Grampians Shire to produce an up-to-date investment prospectus.  If you would like to be sent a new investment prospectus once it has been finalised, please contact the Engagement Team at or phone 03 5358 8700.