Industry plays a large role in Griffith City with manufacturing being the largest employer employing 20.8% of the local workforce and providing over 2882 jobs.
There are several areas zoned throughout the Local Government Area permitting a mix of light, heavy and general industrial use.
ndustrial zonings are generally situated on the fringe of the City and strategically located in terms of transport infrastructure. There are numerous areas zoned throughout Griffith permitting a mix of light, heavy and general industrial use.
Prominent Industrial Precincts include:
Battista Industrial Estate
Griffith’s most recent industrial development has a number of large blocks available for development. The estate flanks major routes to Canberra and Sydney.
Mooreville Industrial Estate
On the eastern fringe of the City, Mooreville Industrial Estate houses a variety of industrial, retail and manufacturing businesses.
Hanwood Industrial Hub
Only a seven minute drive from the CBD, this precinct is home to several large food processing companies and is a B Double by-pass to major routes and adjacent to the new Southern Industrial Link Road. The B6 Enterprise Corridor zoned land alongside the link road is earmarked as the next major industrial development precinct.
Bridge Road Industrial Precinct
This industrial precinct is close to the CBD and major heavy vehicle routes. A new estate has been established in this precinct with vacant land ranging in size from approx 3000m2 to approx 7000m2.
Yenda Industrial Precinct
Fifteen minutes drive from the CBD, the Yenda industrial precinct features two large beverage companies and is easily accessible by heavy vehicles providing opportunities for industrial growth.
Western Riverina Connect Intermodal Freight Terminal is located midway between Griffith and Leeton and is the newest and largest logistics hub for the Western Riverina region. WR Connect provides the least cost pathway to domestic and export markets, and is a transport efficient logistics hub with a rail centerpiece surrounded by effective road networks. WR Connect provides agricultural producers with world-competitive export industries through connectivity of road and rail. WR Connect allows loading of both containers and bulk freight, resulting in increased flexibility, reliability and volume for producers, processors and end users.