- Existing Business
A number of national and international business services organisations have a presence in Ballarat, including IBM, Findex, Hocking Stuart Real Estate, and Colliers International.
Business services (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Information, Media and Communications; Financial and Insurance Services; and Administrative and Support Services) employs more than 5,450 people and contributes $2.1b in output and $1.07b in value-add to Ballarat’s annual economy (Source: Remplan 2018, release 1).
There are further opportunities available to Ballarat in this sector. In 2018, $333.88m in regional imports was spent procuring services outside the municipality (Source: Remplan 2018, Release 1).
Ballarat has a wide range of office accommodation on offer, from a desk in a co-working facility through to multi-story A-Grade offices, all with the added benefit of affordable commercial rents averaging $300/sqm.