Economic Development Strategy


The City of Ryde Economic Development Strategy (EDS) was adopted by Council on 15 December 2020.

The EDS leverages  and builds on Ryde’s existing assets and strengths, improves Ryde’s weaknesses, explores opportunities and responds to threats.

This was the result of a thorough consultation process with the community, analysis of the local economy and consideration of all relevant State Government agency plans. 
The three pillars of the City of Ryde’s Economic Development Strategy includes:

  • Place based marketing: leveraging from a place’s unique offers to actively attract businesses, talents, and investors;
  • Placemaking: A process which gives a place an identity that reflects the community’s collective vision; and
  • Capacity Building: Council facilitates and enables individuals and businesses to obtain, improve and retain the skills, tools and other resources needed for business success. 

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