The North Sydney Local Government Area (LGA) comprises two central business districts (CBDs) – North Sydney CBD and St Leonards CBD, and several commercial centres.
North Sydney CBD
North Sydney CBD is identified as part of Global Sydney in the NSW Government’s A Plan for Growing Sydney.
“This economic cluster is unique in Australia due to the extent, diversity and concentration of globally competitive industries.” (NSW Government – A Plan for Growing Sydney, December 2014).
The CBD is home to some of Australia’s leading knowledge-based businesses in a range of industry sectors. It is competitively priced, well connected to transport, green, friendly and has all the services you and your staff need.
For more information about the North Sydney CBD and some of the major developments taking place, such as the Sydney Metro, download the Nth Syd brochure.
Nth Syd brochure (7MB)
St Leonards CBD
St Leonards is identified as a Strategic Centre in NSW Government’s A Plan for Growing Sydney, and a health and education super precinct in the Draft North District Plan.
The CBD offers a mix of some of Sydney’s oldest and most respected institutions with innovative small business and a young, well-educated community. It is the sixth largest employment centre in Sydney and the third largest north of the harbour. Close to the North Sydney CBD, it is in easy reach of Chatswood, the Sydney CBD and Macquarie Park.
For more information about St Leonards CBD, download the Destination St Leonards brochure.
Destination St Leonards brochure (14MB)
Crows Nest is a mixed use centre, providing retail, commercial, residential, and entertainment opportunities for local residents. It has established itself as the North Sydney Local Government Area’s Eat Street, with a significant food services industry. The centre also holds the annual Crows Nest Festival.
Neutral Bay contains significant retailing, hospitality and entertainment uses as well as commercial office spaces servicing business needs of the local population. It has a range of cafes, bars, restaurants and shops. There is also a large number of small-to-medium enterprises covering various industries, including advertising, finance, IT and real estate.
Other commercial centres
Other commercial centres include: