Reasons to do Business in Willoughby

Businesses in Chatswood range from accomodation, cafes and restaurants to communication specialists. In 2007, 720 local businesses recorded annual turnovers of between $1 and $2 million while 51 businesses recorded turnovers between $20 and $50 million.

  • Two major retail shopping centres in Chatswood Chase and Westfield Chatswood
  • Innovative industrial area in Artarmon
  • Chatswood Interchange is a transport hub linked to the CBD, North Shore and Epping
  • Over 20 million shopper visits to Chatswood annually
  • Over 9,500 short stay and 4,500 long stay available car spaces for businesses and shoppers
  • Support for new and existing businesses from Willoughby Council
  • The Concourse development draws people from all over Sydney
  • Shopping villages located throughout the area
  • Recently upgraded Chatswood Mall makes it easy and convenient for commuters to access shops  
  • 305,000 square metres of commercial floor space and 190,000 square metres of retail floor space, set to rise to 300,000 square metres by 2025

Public Transport

Chatswood CBD, St Leonards and the industrial areas of Chatswood East and Artarmon are prime business locations with excellent access to public transport. Council provides a free shuttle bus servicing the Artarmon Industrial Area (“Artarmon Loop”) as part of its on-going sustainability program. Chatswood, Artarmon and St Leonards are linked by rail and are within close proximity to other major business hubs including North Sydney and the Sydney CBD.