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The Stretton Centre is the City of Playford’s economic development hub offering support to local industry by delivering of economic development projects, training and workforce development programs and a Co-Working space within a state-of the-art digitally connected facility.

Economic Development is core to all services provided by the Stretton Centre team. We focus on building partnerships with government, universities, industry and local business to create a thriving local economy for northern Adelaide businesses and residents.

We foster regional growth at an industry-wide level by encouraging collaboration, creating connections and highlighting innovation. We facilitate investment into the City of Playford region and also take a grassroots approach to support local businesses and their growth activities.

The City of Playford is one of the fastest growing regions of South Australia and is home to a diverse range of industries, with health care and social assistance, construction, manufacturing, retail and horticulture the leading sectors in the region.

The City’s increasing population lends itself to vast business opportunities, which has attracted national companies such as Pelligra Group. They are transforming the former Holden manufacturing plant, now known as Lionsgate, into a vibrant hub of business activity, featuring a mix of industrial, manufacturing, construction, engineering, automotive and commercial businesses.

If you’d like to learn more about investing in the City of Playford, view our Invest section. Our Business Support Team can work with you to find the perfect location, or you could consider working from the Stretton Centre’s bespoke Co-working spaces.