Hon Dr Tony Buti BPE DipEd MIR LLB DPhil MLA

Hon Dr Tony Buti BPE DipEd MIR LLB DPhil MLA

Minister for Education; Aboriginal Affairs; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

    New land available in job-creating industrial estate in Forrestdale

    21/04/2021 3:45 PM
    • New lot releases at Crossroads Industrial delivers further development opportunities for investors
    • Crossroads Industrial expansion to boost economic activity and employment in south-eastern suburbs
    • Expansion follows $27 million investment by State Government in 2019 to unlock the area for future industrial use

    Crossroads Industrial estate in Forrestdale is set to expand following today's release of new lots due to strong demand for industrial land in the south-eastern corridor.


    The 12 new lots, available by presale, are sized from 2,167sqm to 6,526sqm and will appeal to showroom, office, workshop and other business types looking to benefit from access to major transport routes and access to the soon to be realigned Anstey Road.


    Buyers looking for even larger lots have the opportunity to customise and amalgamate lots up to 1.1ha in size. All lots will be fully serviced with power, water, sewer and broadband network access connections.


    Works will soon commence to deliver 6ha of industrial land and complete the connection of Allen Road from Ranford Road through to the soon-to-be realigned Anstey Road.


    Together these works will deliver around 100 construction jobs and once fully operational, businesses operating on the land are expected to create 185 further local ongoing jobs.


    The Anstey Road realignment to Ranford Road is part of the infrastructure works being delivered following the $27 million seed funding committed by the State Government to unlock Forrestdale Business Park West for industrial expansion and job creation.


    Delivered by DevelopmentWA's Industrial Lands Authority (ILA), the funding will create a new pump station, power and water upgrades, critical land acquisitions for wider road reserves, new intersections at Keane and Allen Roads, Ranford and Anstey Roads and Keane and Armadale Roads, as well as upgrades to Allen and Keane Roads to accommodate heavy vehicles.


    The work, being delivered by Densford Civil, is creating over 100 local construction jobs and is set to be completed in December 2021.


    In addition to the State Government funds, the Scheme contributions from DevelopmentWA and private landowners is funding infrastructure works to a total value of $22.7 million.


    Comments attributed to Lands Minister Tony Buti:


    "The demand for well-located industrial land is testament to the strength of the Western Australian economy.


    "The works being undertaken here at Forrestdale Business Park West are another step in opening up the 140ha of industrial land, creating 1,493 new local jobs for the fast growing south-east corridor while providing new key amenity for the area.


    "The outcomes being delivered here at Crossroads Industrial and Forrestdale Business Park West is a great example of the work done by the ILA in delivering land to underpin jobs and businesses growth in prime locations across WA."


    Comments attributed to Jandakot MLA Yaz Mubarakai:


    "The expansion of Crossroads Industrial means more local jobs for people of the south-eastern suburbs.


    "The appeal of this estate is also the incredible amount of work completed or in the pipeline to improve the connecting roads, including Tonkin Highway, Armadale Road and Anstey Road."


    Minister's office - 6552 6400