Investing in NSW step-by-step
NSW Trade & Investment provides these services to companies considering an investment in NSW.
Researching the local market
NSW Trade & Investment can provide information that helps you understand Sydney and NSW. We can provide material on the size of the economy, growth trends, international trade and more.
Preparing a business plan
NSW Trade & Investment assists companies to fill the gaps when preparing a business plan. We frequently provide data on business costs and we also provide information that benchmarks NSW against other locations.
Visiting the market
Whether you need to meet regulators, industry partners or supply chain networks, NSW Trade & Investment can arrange a suite of meetings that makes your visit a productive one.
Licensing, taxation and regulation
With a long history of facilitating investments, NSW Trade & Investment can bring you up to speed on regulations and taxes that affect your project. Should you need to meet a particular authority, we can save you time and effort by facilitating relevant introductions.
Selecting a site
NSW Trade & Investment has a footprint that spans the State. We can advise you on locations that suit the specific needs of your project. We can also provide information on where industry clusters are located, local infrastructure, the current supply of land and the cost of real estate.
For companies considering regional NSW, NSW Trade & Investment can provide advice on incentives that may be available.
NSW Trade & Investment can facilitate and assist with regulatory approval processes.
NSW Trade & Investment can help investors recruit with data on local skills and average salary costs. We can introduce companies to local training institutions and fast-track the recruitment process with introductions to local recruitment firms.
Accessing utilities and infrastructure
Reliable infrastructure is a crucial factor in any investment. NSW Trade & Investment can provide advice on the availability of local infrastructure. We can facilitate introductions to local telecommunications providers, electricity and water utilities and other infrastructure providers.
Sourcing local supply chain networks
NSW Trade & Investment has a network of offices throughout NSW and funds the Industry Capability Network, an organisation that links companies to the supply chains of major projects.
Engaging with local industry associations
NSW Trade & Investment has strong connections with local industry associations. The Department is able to facilitate introductions between investors and relevant industry groups.
Research and development
NSW has excellent research and development infrastructure. NSW Trade & Investment is able to introduce potential investors to appropriate NSW research and development institutions.
Commencing operations and promoting the investment
The NSW Government is able to promote new investments through its business publications and through use of its NSW Trade & Investment Centre, located in the heart of Sydney's CBD.
If you are contemplating a significant investment in NSW, contact the Department as the first step to find out what assistance is available.
Investment and Export Services
NSW Trade & Investment
+61 (2) 9338 6824
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