Rural Councils Victoria has created a new digital information asset to help food and beverage manufacturers expand their businesses or to invest in rural Victoria for the first time.
Rural Councils Victoria Chair Cr Mary-Ann Brown said:
“Rural Victoria offers food and beverage manufacturers and their employees benefits that just can’t be found in metropolitan areas or in regional cities.”
“There is a wide range of industrial landholdings, land and buildings that are much more affordable, no encroaching residential development to limit expansion plans, no traffic congestion and large buffers from other activities.”
“With Melburnians continuing to leave the city for a better way of life, rural Victoria also offers workers and their families a wide variety of lifestyle choices, amenities and access to the range of services they need.”
“The new website showcases opportunities for businesses across rural Victoria and provides the contact details of knowledgeable Council employees for businesses to follow up with.”
“ABS data shows that Victoria’s food and beverage manufacturing sectors had a $4.8 billion growth in revenue with $1.9 billion, or 38%, of this revenue growth based in rural Victoria.
“This trend provides food and beverage manufacturers with an amazing opportunity to grow their operations and rural Victoria is open for business,” Cr Brown said.
The website provides information about industrial assets across rural Victoria, including:
The website address is: http://ruralcouncilsvictoria.rezme.com