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Business grants announced

Frankston City Council has awarded $60,000 in small business grants Five grant recipients will generate up to 148 new jobs within Frankston City. more...

Council issues $60,000 in business grants
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Frankston City Council has awarded $60,000 to accelerate the growth of five local businesses through its 2017 Small Business Grants Program. Collectively, this year’s five grant recipients are expected to generate up to 148 new jobs within Frankston City. The Program, now in its fifth year, has contributed a total of $300,000 towards supporting 25 local businesses. Most grant recipients have gone on to prosper, with collective employment generation expected to reach over 400 during the next 12-18 months, equating to a one per cent increase in the number of jobs in Frankston City.

$1m grant for local business

Council welcomes the recent Victorian Government announcement awarding Carrum Downs business, A Touch of Glass, a grant of over $1 million. more...

Council welcomes Victorian Government grants for local businesses
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Frankston City Council welcomes the recent Victorian Government announcement awarding Carrum Downs business, A Touch of Glass, a grant of over $1 million through the Local Industries Fund for Transition (LIFT). Council has worked closely with the Victorian Government to heavily promote LIFT and other programs to its business community. This has resulted in four local businesses receiving around $2 million in funding through the program.

Bring your event to Frankston City

Applications are now open for seed funding to host an event in Frankston City in the 2017-2018 financial year... more...

Event operators: Bring your events to Frankston City
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Applications are now open for seed funding to host an event in Frankston City in the 2017-2018 financial year, as part of the city’s Tourism Event Attraction Program. The 2016-2017 program’s Seaside Street Food Festival and the Christmas Twilight Markets on Wells Street already has the over 35,000 local residents and visitors wanting more. And we’re delivering, with Feast at Frankston Waterfront serving up delicious Asian inspired cuisine from 3 to 5 March and the Formula 18 and Viper Catamarans State Titles set to hit the foreshore over Labour Day weekend, 11 to 13 March.

Frankston leads best growth suburbs list

When looking for a new home determining where you can afford to buy and finding somewhere that will also suit your lifestyle can be a battle to... more...

Frankston City dominates Melbourne’s 10 best growth suburbs list
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When looking for a new home determining where you can afford to buy and finding somewhere that will also suit your lifestyle can be a battle to say the least. You’ll also want peace of mind that the area has good potential for growth and that your biggest asset will appreciate over time. We thought we’d help point homebuyers in the right direction by summarising Melbourne’s best growth suburbs for under $1M and what they have to offer. Our list was generated using REIV’s Top Growth in Median House Prices data from the September quarter of 2016...

Melbourne’s fastest selling suburbs

Melbourne’s lower-profile suburbs are now high on buyers’ wish lists, selling three times faster than the rest of the city. more...

Frankston North among Melbourne’s fastest selling suburbs for houses and apartments
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Melbourne’s lower-profile suburbs are now high on buyers’ wish lists, selling three times faster than the rest of the city. Most houses sell privately in Frankston North, but local agents say properties there are generating so much interest that it is now ready to embrace the auction culture. Outer suburbs including Croydon South, Kilsyth and Bonbeach are also more in demand as buyers continue to be priced further out from the city.

Station Street being transformed

The transformation of Station Street Mall into a bustling “eat street” with restaurants, cafes and outdoor dining has begun. more...

Station Street Mall in Frankston is being transformed to including cafes and outdoor dining
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The transformation of Station Street Mall into a bustling “eat street” with restaurants, cafes and outdoor dining has begun. Frankston Council and the State Government are offering three stakeholders grants of up to $50,000 to help transform the mall into a hospitality thoroughfare. One vacant property is now up for grabs and two more will be available in 12 to 18 months.


Contact us

Frankston City Council has a dedicated team to assist with any property development enquiries in the Frankston City Centre, Industrial Precincts, or that demonstrate significant local economic benefit. If you have a proposal that you would like considered as part of Council's Priority Planning process, please get in touch with us early on to ensure swift turnarounds.
Investment Facilitator

Hissan Kazi
Phone: (03) 9784 1063
Email: hissan.kazi@frankston.vic.gov.au

Planning and Environment Department (general planning enquiries)

Phone number: (03) 9784 1733
All other Frankston City Council enquiries can be directed to 1300 322 322 or visit www.frankston.vic.gov.au

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