There are five large industrial areas on the Central Coast: Tuggerah Business Park and Berkeley Vale, Somersby, and North Wyong and Warnervale. Minor industrial areas are located throughout the region providing a wide range of support services to business and consumer.
The nine kilometre NorthConnex dual-lane tunnel under Pennant Hills Road in northern Sydney, linking the M1 Pacific Motorway at Wahroonga to the Hills M2 Motorway, when completed in 2019 will substantially reduce travelling times to western and southern Sydney.
This project is seen as a ‘gamechanger’ in respect to access to the Sydney market and for interstate trucking movements.
Property agents are reporting increased buyer activity from Sydney industrial and logistics companies seeing opportunities to relocate to the region.
Tuggerah Business Park is regarded as the region’s premier business location.
Covering 75 hectares, it provides the ideal environment for light manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, and office operations.
It is strategically positioned to take full advantage of nearby Tuggerah Railway Station, the Sydney-Newcastle Freeway and Westfield Shopping Centre and is central to all areas of the region.
Fully serviced with all utilities, Tuggerah Business Park is home to a number of international and national companies some of whom are:
More than 200 businesses operate within this Park and include manufacturers, distribution centres and warehouses, construction companies and other professional and commercial services.
Tuggerah Business Park aerial view
Berkeley Vale and the adjoining Fountaindale Industrial Areas are situated 5 – 6 kilometres east from the Tuggerah Exit of the M1 Pacific Motorway
The headquarters of two of Australia’s major food companies – Mars Food Australia and Sanitarium – are located here.
Medium-sized companies located in the area include: Halley & Mellowes, Linfox Food Services Distribution Centre, Trend Laboratories – TrendPak, Life Health Foods Australia and Palm Beach Motor Yachts.
Somersby Industrial Estate is located adjacent to the Gosford exit of the Sydney-Newcastle Motorway and covers almost 400 hectares, offering sites ranging from 0.4 hectares to 10 hectares.
A number of international and national companies are located in this estate. They include:
Manufacturing - 3S Lighting, Alushapes, Australian Conveyer Engineering, Baltimore Aircoil, Becker Underwood, Borg Manufacturing, CSR-Hebel, Continental Conveyor & Equipment, Delta Laboratories, Robsons., N J Phillips, Protective Fencing, Rimex, Sapphire Aluminium Industries, Sulo, Thermit, and Reinforced Concrete Pipes Australia (RCPA).
Warehousing and distribution - Garden City Products, Bidvest Frozen Foods.
North Wyong Industrial Estate and adjoining Enterprise Corridors is located approximately three kilometres north of the Wyong town centre and railway station.
The area zoned 4a General Industrial was established about 40 years ago and comprises approximately 150 hectares while two areas either side, zoned Enterprise Corridors, have been developed in recent years.
The Pacific Industrial Estate an adjoining area developed in recent years has vacant land selling for around $200 plus per square metre.
Major businesses in the area are: Dulmison Australia, FMC, Heyden Frames and Trusses, Pacific Labels, Alfa Laval Aalborg Pty Ltd, Parchem, All States Trailer Spares, Cordina Chickens.
The Henry Kendall Group are developing the Golflinks Commercial Campus which comprises 14 hectares of land on the Pacific Highway opposite the Wyong Golf Course adjacent to the North Wyong Industrial Area and a few kilometres from Wyong Town Centre.
The Campus has faster than NBN fibre internet connectivity and provides an integrated ecosystem that includes childcare, food outlets, car wash, service station, storage and premium office space.
Nexus - The centrepiece of this Campus is Nexus, a next generation work space that combines the best of serviced offices and co-working facilities.
Nexus is co-located with an onsite data centre that provides redundancy and the fastest fibre internet connection on the Central Coast.
In addition, Servers Australia, one of Australia’s leaders in the provision of dedicated server solutions and one of the largest private networks in Australia spanning eight locations around the country, has located its head office adjacent to Nexus in a dedicated building within the Golflinks Commercial Campus with the move taking place in late 2018.
Nexus Complex at Golflinks Commercial Campus
Warnervale Business Park covers 47.6 hectares and is strategically located at the Sydney-Newcastle Motorway and Sparks Road interchange and adjoins Warnervale Airport. The main northern railway line and Warnervale Railway Station border the Park’s eastern boundary.
A number of small logistics companies and distributors are based in the Park.
Major businesses are: Sanitarium, Woolworths Distribution Centre, Coastal Transport Services.
Woolworths Distribution Centre at Warnervale
Charmhaven Industrial Estate is off the Pacific Highway and close to Lake Haven Shopping Centre, this estate features factory warehousing and showroom style units, catering for small business and bulky goods retail.