There are more than 16,600 businesses operating in Yarra, making us home to one of the largest economies in metropolitan Melbourne.
Our vision is for Yarra to be recognised as a smart and sustainable city, with vibrant and thriving precincts and an engaged local business community.
Opening a business
If you're looking to open a business in Yarra, you will receive one-on-one support through our business concierge service. A member of our economic development team will be your dedicated contact person at Yarra Council to help you with any permits and advice you may need. To get started, complete our enquiry form and tell us about your business idea.
Find your perfect property match
Are you looking to lease a commercial property, but not quite sure if it's right for you and your business? Check the address with our free commercial property look up, and you'll receive a report with property details, council demographics, and permit details. No sign up required, and it’s completely free.