Think Space / Connectivity / Skilled – Think Regional Business
The Orange Region is home to a diverse range of businesses from a variety of industries. Businesses in the Orange Region benefit from a large catchment area, lower overheads, sizeable facilities and business premises.
When you think about starting a business in the Orange Region – think space, think connectivity, think skilled.
When you think of the Orange Region, think outstanding water, climate and soil, think ideal location, accessibility and lifestyle, think abundant natural resources, think rich heritage and history…. and think about carving out your own niche within all that glorious space.
Now is the time to spread out – benefit from a bigger working space, have everything in one place or one site, secure level ground or a greenfield, invest in that regional depot, the options are endless in the Orange Region.
Living, working, doing business in the Orange Region means having the space and time to let the dreams marinate. Many a great idea has come out of the back shed in the Orange Region. With plenty of industrial or retail floorspace at a fraction of metro prices, those dreams can continue to grow in the Orange Region.
If the space you need is at the other end of the work/lifecycle, Orange is an ideal place to retire with all the amenities you need and central to everywhere - only a quick flight into Sydney, Melbourne, or Brisbane or a scenic coach/train trip to just about anywhere.
The Orange Region represents the opportunity to have and to enjoy the natural beauty of life and space. It truly is a simpler, easier existence with everything you need still at your fingertips. Maybe it is time to take advantage of the space to live and do business your own way.
- National Broadband Network
- The main runway at Orange Airport is 2,213 meters by 30 metres. With a capacity for 50,000 aircraft movements per annum - an average 75 aircraft movements a day.
- Landing up to Boeing 737-800 and Airbus A320-200.
- Capacity to accommodate both national and international destinations.
- Commuter air services to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
- Current refuelling capacity through Aero Refuellers Service. World Fuel Services to commence additional refuelling service in 2019.
- Direct rail connection from Orange to Sydney, Adelaide and Parkes.
- Inland Rail via Parkes provides additional direct freight rail access to Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Darwin ports.
- Road freight network to Sydney current capacity at 14.5 million tonnes per annum increasing by 70 percent to 24.7 million tonnes.
- Close proximity to high quality animal and agricultural produce.
- Close proximity to Sydney by road (3.5 hrs).
- Highly skilled workforce (74% growth in professional and scientific industries over last 15 years).
- Charles Sturt University in Orange – medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physiotherapy, clinical science, agribusiness; Bathurst (40 minutes away) – engineering, IT, business management, communications, marketing, law, teaching, nursing, social work, psychology, paramedics.
- Western College of TAFE – nursing, rural, business management, hospitality, human resources, information and digital technology,
- Low unemployment – 3.9% (12th best youth unemployment rate).
- Presence of local support industries for manufacturers such as specialist stainless steel, machinery repair and digital maintenance.
- Strong attraction for professional, scientific and management staff.
- Growing multicultural demographic profile.
The Orange Region is situated within the traditional lands of the Wiradjuri Nation. We acknowledge the traditional custodianship of these lands, and pay our respect to the Wiradjuri people for their care and stewardship of these lands for more than 40,000 years and to the Elders of the Wiradjuri Nation past, present and future.