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Where to invest – industrial, commercial and retail precincts

Business plays a major role in Merri-bek’s economy and in generating local jobs.

While businesses are located broadly across Merri-bek, they are largely located within its vibrant employment precincts including the key Activity Centres, Neighbourhood and Local Centres and industrial areas.

The key Activity Centres in Merri-bek include:

  • Coburg
  • Brunswick
  • Glenroy

View a map of our key Activity Centres.

Activity Centres generally include a mix of retail, office, residential, commercial, entertainment and community use.  

Moreland has 3 core industrial precincts

  • Brunswick
  • Coburg North
  • Newlands Road

Learn more from the Invest Merri-bek eBook:

Find industry information and ABS demographic and economic data in City of Merri-bek’s Community Profile and Economic Profile 

Download a PDF version of Invest in Merri-bek.

An ‘economic health check’ has been prepared to analyse the current state of the Merri-bek’s economy and its strengths, weaknesses, and prevailing opportunities. This Economic Health Check 2023 is based on the most recent statistical data available, comparisons to other similar local government areas, and a review of state and national issues and trends affecting Merri-bek’s economy.

Download a PDF of the Merri-bek Economic Health Check, 2023