Land release supports industrial growth in WA

The release of new industrial lots at Gap Ridge Industrial Estate, Karratha, and Hedland Junction presents new opportunities for businesses supporting the Pilbara mining and transport industries.

Stage 3 at Hedland Junction comprises five lots ranging in size from 1.5 hectares to 2.4 hectares which are suitable for a wide variety of industrial and transport related uses.

Eight lots have been released in Stage 5 at Gap Ridge with three of those designated light industrial and five general industrial.

The lots, ranging in size from 6,722 square kilometres to 2.97 hectares, are now available for purchase, with titles due late 2022.

Gap Ridge is one of the largest industrial estates in regional Western Australia and is strategically located on Dampier Road, just nine kilometres from the Karratha town centre and 2km from Karratha airport.

Major projects supported at Gap Ridge include Chevron’s Gorgon and Wheatstone LNG projects and Woodside’s Pluto LNG operations, with occupants at the estate including Toll, Monadelphous, Centurion, Swire Oilfield Services and Coates Hire.

The release of Stage 3 at Hedland Junction, located 12km from Port Hedland and 5km from South Hedland, offers excellent potential for businesses servicing the mining, construction and transport industries.

The estate offers a variety of lots for light and general industrial use, attracting new businesses to the area and supporting the expansion of the existing Hedland industry.

Stages 1 and 2 of Hedland Junction have already sold out with more than 20 businesses already located in the precinct including Bridgestone, Qube, Reece Plumbing and Komatsu.

All lots at Hedland Junction are serviced with power and water and located within a National Broadband Network (NBN) nominated estate. Lots within Gap Ridge are serviced by power, water, sewer and NBN.

“The McGowan Government has made a big investment to ensure the rapid development of industrial land across the State, with a focus on regional Western Australia and businesses supporting the resources industry,” said Lands Minister, Tony Buti.

“This commitment has resulted in an increasing supply of industrial land to meet growing demand.

“This latest release of lots in Hedland and Karratha is testament to the vital work done by the Industrial Lands Authority to support and grow the ongoing prosperity of our state by delivering land for jobs in the right place, at the right time.”