Welcome to our new format, monthly New West News. Going monthly means more in-depth coverage of Penrith New West, keeping you up to date with investment, growth and opportunities.
In this issue: local business gets a chance to share in a $95 million defence project, a Japanese company looks to help shape the aerotropolis and Penrith's Mayor tells a major development forum about our city's aspirations. Click here for our blog.
How the West will win
The New West, with Penrith at its heart is shaping its own destiny. It is experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime transformation with greater prosperity, younger, better educated and more aspirational residents and a maturing outlook. Read our feature story about the region's emerging new identity.
Pictured: Sizing up the region
It makes you feel like dancing
Food, wine and music. The ingredients of a great night out and it's all here in Penrith. Penrith is waking up after dark, putting on her dancing shoes and having a great time in an ever-growing, ever-vibrant, night time economy. Read more here.
Pictured: Get out and enjoy Penrith's new night life
Rail changes everything
Job opportunities, reduced travel time, better public transport, greater housing choices close to rail connections, a more accessible city centre and a revitalised surrounding region are the myriad possibilities accompanying Penrith’s new North South rail line.
Skills boost for youth
A great new program to upskill local young people has arrived in Penrith, just in time for a regional construction boom.
Pictured: Boots and all at Penrith's Productivity Bootcamp
Big plans for St Marys
St Marys will become a major freight interchange if plans are approved for a 24 hour-freight hub.
Major players sign on to WSA
An airport designed by airlines for airlines. News this month that Qantas and Virgin Australia will have a hand in the design of Western Sydney Airport. It means an airport we will love to use.
Pictured: Design by major airlines. Photo australianaviation.com.au
New in town
CBD-style legal services for business are at the heart of new-in-town law firm, Coleman Grieg. Find out why they chose Penrith here.
Penrith features in the latest edition of the Urban Development Institute of Australia's property and development magazine, Urban Icon.
Planning for the future
Nepean Private Hospital plans have been approved, a new childcare centre with residential apartments and Panthers plans for expansion are amongst those being considered by Penrith City Council.
Penrith is a place of limitless opportunity. It is located at the point where Sydney’s north-south growth arc, Australia’s most significant future economic corridor, crosses the east-west connection. Penrith is the heart of this Growth City, which we call the 'New West'.