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The Stretton Centre provides a complimentary Business Support service to existing or prospective City of Playford businesses to help them succeed.

Our Business Support Team provide tools, tips, connections and information to plan, start and grow your business.

The Stretton Centre’s Business Support service can assist Playford businesses of all sizes, in varying stages and across a diverse range of industries.

  • Starting your business:
    Have a great idea but not sure where to begin? Come and chat to us about the support available for start-ups and entrepreneurs.
  • Business growth and expansion:
    Seeking to grow or expand? We can assist locate facilities to suit your business and provide connections to useful resources and contacts.
  • Application for grants, initiatives and tenders:
    We can connect you to available grants and initiatives, and help construct your application to make a strong business case.
  • Access to training, networking and upskilling:
    Upskilling yourself and broadening your networks helps you stay competitive. We deliver a range of workshops and programs for business development, along with networking events through our Training and Workshops.
  • Coordinating interactions within council:
    We can help you with interactions within City of Playford Council, ensuring your business is aware of compliance and any obligations such as planning or environmental health.

Book a meeting with our Business Support Team to elevate your business to the next level, contact our team on 08 8254 4666.

If your business is located outside of the City of Playford you can locate your local business support service on the South Australian Government's Business.

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Con Laftsis

Laftsis Fresh Produce
The Stretton Centre Business Support Team were easy to deal with and willing to go above and beyond for local businesses and industry. They provide good support and with their high quality assistance I was able to secure funding for business expansion.

Invest in Playford

Are you interested in relocating your business? Wanting to establish a local presence? The City of Playford views business investment as key to the regions prosperity and growth.

Our role at the Stretton Centre is to offer potential investors a localised business service aimed at creating a competitive business climate, increasing local job opportunities and services for City of Playford residents.

Our team can support you with:

  • Local market analysis and demographic information;
  • Relocation advice;
  • Support selecting the right site for your business;
  • Connections with Government agencies and other organisations that can help; and
  • Facilitating interactions with Council to ensure your business is aware of Council regulations.

We are committed to building an exceptional future that will inspire and improve our community and provide greater economic prosperity.

A Good Place to be

It’s an exciting time to be a business in the City of Playford with an abundance of business opportunities required to support our growing population.

Playford is leading population growth in South Australia with over 96,000 people currently living in the City of Playford, which is anticipated to grow to over 130,000 by 2036, driven by greenfields development and urban regeneration of older suburbs.

The exponential population growth lends itself to business opportunities, attracting investments from the likes of national companies such as, Pelligra Group, who are developing the former Holden manufacturing plant into a stunning master planned business precinct. The precinct known as Lionsgate will feature a vibrant mix of industrial, manufacturing, construction, engineering, automotive and commercial businesses.

Access statistical, demographic and economic information about the City of Playford for data-based insights. View Playford’s Community and Economic Profile.

For a confidential meeting, the Business Support Team can be contacted on 08 8254 4666 or complete this form and we’ll contact you.

Business Support Form

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Next Great City Investment

Playford is being transformed into a digitally connected CBD, built on the latest technology to reach our goal of becoming a fast-paced, agile city of the future. With our Next Great City, we will offer advanced connectivity for world-class digital and technology enterprises, providing the Playford community with a contemporary and urban lifestyle to be proud of.