Economic analysis of the Brooklyn Industrial Precinct

Local government

Client

Brimbank City Council (VIC)

Challenge

How to facilitate appropriate growth of development of a productive and innovative industrial environment

Highlights

.id prepared an economic and employment precinct profile of the Brooklyn Industrial Precinct

Results

The profile will be used as an evidence base for Brimbank City Council’s planning and economic development activities

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.id prepared an economic and employment precinct profile of the Brooklyn Industrial Precinct, which plays an important economic and employment role in Melbourne’s west.

The precinct’s strategic location close to the Melbourne CBD, major transport links and Port of Melbourne are key strengths.

Business challenge

How many workers currently work in the Brooklyn Industrial Precinct? What are the key industry sectors? What is the economic and demographic profile of workers? What are the future employment opportunities and future employment yields? How does a successful precinct help meet the future needs of Melbourne’s Western Region?

The .id solution

Matching the labour force with jobs is critical to the success of this innovative industrial precinct.

id. assessed the land use vision outlined in the Brooklyn Evolution Strategy and identified potential benchmarks consistent with the vision. We also assessed the current mismatch between local labour force and jobs available, as well as forecast population growth in the Western sub region.

The Brooklyn Industrial Precinct profile includes an analysis of:

  • Employment Mix
  • Economic Output
  • Strategic Industry Analysis
  • Cluster Analysis and Worker Profile (e.g. occupations, qualifications, hours worked, age)

Outcomes – data driven success

Brooklyn Industrial Precinct profile highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the precinct and identifies future opportunities for growth. The profile will be used as an evidence base for Brimbank City Council’s planning and economic development activities.

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