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Frankston City is one of the highest performing industrial areas in Australia. ​Our ideal location perfectly situates us between principal freight networks including Eastlink, the Mornington Peninsula Freeway and Frankston-Dandenong Road, providing excellent accessibility and connectivity for a seamless supply chain throughout Victoria.

The City’s industrial areas comprise six distinct precincts in Carrum Downs, Seaford, Seaford North, Langwarrin, Frankston East and Frankston, which are a leading source of regional employment growth, economic activity and investment attraction.

At 2021, the precincts collectively employed over 16,800 workers in a range of industries serving national, state and regional customers. The Carrum Downs Industrial Estate Precinct and the Seaford Industrial Precinct are the two strongest industrial precincts in Frankston City and among the highest performing industrial precincts in Australia​. The rapid expansion of Carrum Downs has seen huge spikes of employment and economic activity. 3,628 jobs were created across the industrial precincts between 2016 and 2021, 80% of which were attributable to the growth of Carrum Downs.

Frankston City’s Industrial Precincts have seen continued waves of change, from the early days of local fishing industries, to post-war plastic manufacturing, automotive and fabrication industries, right through to our current dominance in traditional industrial manufacturing, logistics, construction supply, wholesaling, and automotive businesses.

The construction industry is Frankston City’s largest, however the breadth of commercial activity within the industrial precincts is steadily expanding with an increasing number and variety of consumer-focused enterprises offering recreation, entertainment, health and hospitality services, an increasing number of recycling enterprises, solar energy enterprises and domestic battery providers and installers.

Experience the economic vibrancy of Frankston City, fuelled by record public sector investments in infrastructure improvements like the Frankston Railway Station and two commuter car parks. These enhancements, coupled with accessibility, affordability, and new developments, have attracted significant private investment, increased local employment, and drastically reduced unemployment.

As of March 2024, Frankston City's Output soared to a massive $18.4 billion, with major contributions from construction, manufacturing, health care & social assistance and rental, hiring & real estate services. The city's regional exports, particularly from the manufacturing industry, have reached an astounding $4.87 billion.

Read more about Frankston City's primary industries and see why this city is more than one to watch - it's one to be a part of.