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Northpoint Enterprise Park is the premier Business Park in the North of Melbourne. Situated in the prime position opposite the new Melbourne Wholesale Fruit, Vegetable and Flower Market on Cooper Street Epping and adjacent to the Hume Freeway. Land is available for immediate purchase or development and we regularly work with businesses to customise a parcel of land or create land and building packages to suit virtually any need.
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Helping Businesses Lower Their Carbon Footprint

Northpoint Enterprise Park has long been considered at the forefront of offering professional, progressive investment for businesses that invest within their Estate. This includes:

  • High quality Industry and Business environment that is the result of a comprehensively master-planned vision, including extensive wetlands and open-spaces, with wide tree lined streets and boulevards
  • Easy accessibility for customers, suppliers and their own distribution networks via Cooper Street, now a 6 Lane major arterial road, as well as immediate proximity to the Hume Freeway and Edgars Road
  • Location and proximity to key businesses and amenities within the area including the Melbourne Wholesale Fruit Vegetable and Flower Market, The Northern Hospital and Epping Plaza Shopping Centre

Also key to the strength and reflective of their progressive thinking and forethought of planning for Northpoint Enterprise Park is their offering of Natural Gas as a clean and efficient energy source to it’s businesses.

The attraction of offering natural gas is that it is widely considered the best energy choice for business because it is instant, clean and infinitely controllable. It is also safe, efficient, reliable and convenient to use. For a multi-purpose Business Park such as Northpoint Enterprise Park the flexibility of natural gas is appealing, as regardless whether it is for an office or factory heating, gas cooling, power generation, boiler, hot water and commercial kitchens to a variety of manufacturing applications, there is a natural gas appliance that suits all of these business energy needs.

Some other positive potential business benefits include:

  • Natural gas delivers consistent low running costs
  • As a lower carbon emission fuel, choosing natural gas instead of other fossil fuels may help a business lower its carbon footprint
  • Natural gas is reliable, as unplanned supply interruptions are rare. The natural gas distribution networks allow flexibility in managing short term load fluctuations
  • Natural gas is convenient.  Unlike gas stored on-site, it’s always there when you need it and there is no concern about running out of fuel, or arranging deliveries
  • Costs are predictable as unlike other energy sources, the unit price of natural gas is not impacted by sharp price fluctuations, allowing you greater control over the cost to your business

Committed to working with network professionals for each stage of our development, offering natural gas to all land holders is no exception. For connection or technical guidance and advice, we deal with APA Group – Operator of Australian Gas Networks. The Victorian Industrial & Commercial Representative, Networks Commercial is Scott Hardy who can be contracted on 03 9463 8397 or 0438 076 246.

Melbourne industrial market driving construction-ready demand

More than 145,000 square metres of speculative industrial development greater than 5000 sqm is underway across Melbourne’s industrial markets, according to Savills.

Savills’ Victorian research manager, Monica Mondkar, said another 400,000 plus square metres is in the planning stages and likely to be driven by pre-commitment activity.

“An additional of 93,715 square metres of warehousing space was currently in early planning stages in the north, and another 318,973 square metres – all at Melbourne Airport Business Park precinct – in the north, however the majority was expected to commence construction based on pre-commitment activity,” she said.

“The figures include 27,000 square metres of speculative construction scheduled for completion within next 12 months in Melbourne’s western region, 58,485 square metres in the northern region and more than 60,000 square metres in the south-east.

“The figures did not include the conceivably greater number of projects under 5000 square metres and are a modest estimate based on planning applications for industrial development including warehouses, distribution centres and cold storage facilities.

“Some 871,836 square metres of industrial space was reported leased in the 12 months to March in Victoria – up a healthy 36 percent on the five year average figure of 641,328 square metres – with pre-commitments accounting for a significant 309,691 square metres.”

Savills’ Industrial Director, Michael Green said the demand and the relative scarcity of development sites was putting upwards pressure on values for smaller allotments with prices on some estates in the north and south-east at $300 plus a square metre.

“Demand for lots in the northern region had left only eight lots available at McMullin Group’s Northpoint Enterprise Park,” he said.

“Genesis Developments had sold out a speculative 11 unit development and was now in the process of building another high-end speculative 20 unit development next door on the back of those sales, while at MAB’s Alliance Business Park nearby, six lots were sold or under offer in the last stage of that development.

“In the south-east a private Melbourne based developer has purchased the last three vacant parcels of industrial land totaling 7000 square metres at Hallam Central Business Park for just over $2 million with plans for speculative development, while in the west 13 development sites totaling 12.8 hectares at Goodman’s Westside Industrial Estate, also earmarked for speculative development, sold for more than $20 million over just four weeks in January and February.”

Article from Property Observer, 8 June 2016

Northpoint Stage 4B Works Progress

Northpoint Enterprise Park, located just 18km North of Melbourne’s CBD and directly opposite the recently opened Melbourne Wholesale Fruit, Vegetable and Flower Market, is quickly approaching completion with works at Stage 4B (the Estate’s final Stage) well underway.

Stage 4B has completely sold out, however there are a limited number of lots remaining in Stages 4A and 5. Click here for details of the remaining Lots within the Estate.IMG_4460

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Top Image:  Edgars Road – Culvert placement

Stage 4B infrastructure works commenced in March 2016 and to date:

– Culvert excavation works under Edgars Rd are completed
– Earthworks are 80% complete
– Sewer reticulation is 80% complete
– Drainage is 60% complete
– Water main reticulation works have commenced

The Stage 4B works are on track to be completed in October / November 2016, thus forming the ‘final piece in the jigsaw’ for the Northpoint Enterprise Park.

For further information about remaining Land within this Stage and other areas at Northpoint Enterprise Park visit For Sale or contact John Purdey on 0418 320 394 or

Childcare Now Available Within Northpoint

Eclipse Early Education Epping is a new, custom built child care centre located with the vibrant Northpoint Enterprise Park. This immaculate new centre offers 94 places, with convenient  opening hours for working parents of 6.30am until 6.30pm Monday to Friday, only closing on public holidays.

With a strong focus on enquiry and learning, the Eclipse Early Education Epping provides age appropriate educational programs for children aged from 6 weeks to 6 years. The nurturing environment is light, modern and spacious with a focus on the use of natural materials. The environment is purposely designed to foster a feeling of calm and a sense of belonging by all members of the Eclipse community.

Included daily for the children are delicious, wholesome meals, catering to varying dietary requirements, cooked with love onsite by their passionate and dedicated chef.

Centre tours and visits by potential families are encouraged, so parents can feel assured about the high quality of the facilities and the caring and nurturing nature of the educators.


About Eclipse Early Education Epping

  • 94 place child care centre
  • Open Monday – Friday, 6.30am – 6.30pm
  • Caters to children from 6 weeks to 6 years
  • Open year around, excluding public holidays
  • Delicious healthy meals prepared daily by a qualified chef

Contact Eclipse Early Education Epping


Construction Starts on Stage 4B at Northpoint Enterprise Park

The McMullin Property team has kept the ball rolling on development at Northpoint Enterprise Park, with the Civil Works for Stage 4B NOW UNDERWAY.

Stage 4B is the final Stage within Northpoint Enterprise Park. The area consists of 16 Lots covering some 58,931 sqm. The Lots are a mixture of Commercial and Industrial Land and all Lots are SOLD.

The Infrastructure works for this stage consist of;

  • 700 lineal meters of local roads,
  • A further 400m section of Edgars Road
  • Traffic signals at intersection of Edgars Road and Willandra Drive
  • A Culvert crossing of Edgars Creek (under Edgars Rd)
  • An extensive Wetland reserve and creek rehabilitation to Edgars Creek

It is anticipated that the works will take approximately 7 months.

There remains a Limited number of Lots available for Purchase within Stage 4A and 5. To find out more visit Northpoint For Sale page or contact John Purdey on 0418 139 926, email



Northpoint Stage 4A Infrastructure Works Now Complete

We are pleased to announce that over the last seven months Winslow Constructors Pty Ltd have successfully completed all the Civil Works for Stage 4A at Northpoint Enterprise Park (inclusive of all roads, drainage, sewerage, electrical reticulation and footpaths etc), and further, managed to complete the works without a single LTI (Lost Time Injury). This is a great achievement – well done to the team at Winslow!

Covering a total area of 75,372 sqm comprising over 686 lineal meters of roadways, Stage 4A of Northpoint Enterprise Park includes 17 Industrial Lots, 15 of which have already been already been sold. Landscaping to this Stage will be starting later this month and construction on sold lots is expected to be starting in the next 3 – 6 months.

New Owners within Stage 4A at Northpoint Enterprise Park are a combination of New Owner-occupiers, and existing Northpoint Owners that are using the land to expand their current opperations as well as some speculative developers looking to build new Office & Warehousing, capitalizing on the booming Market in the North. .

For further information about remaining Land within this Stage and other areas at Northpoint Enterprise Park visit For Sale or contact John Purdey on 0418 320 394 or







AMX Superstore opens its newest mega store within Northpoint Enterprise Park

Located on the busy Cooper Street, AMX Superstores has just launched its newest Mega Store. This site at 336 Cooper Street is the largest motorcycle accessory store within Victoria.

AMX chose the Epping location after identifying the area as a well-established but also rapidly growing part of Melbourne. The site had all the hallmarks of a key retail position worth investing in the development of such a mega retail development including:

  • High levels of business exposure to passing traffic
  • Ease of access
  • A large current local customer base
  • A growing local customer base
  • Access to a large, available, suitably skilled local work force

AMX Superstores like the opportunity this new store has to support their local community through the generation of local employment in the business. They have also created a hub for motorcycle riders to can come and browse through their impressive motorcycle accessory store and at the same time stop in for genuine parts at their neighbouring Evolution Yamaha.

“The greatest benefit for customers is the ease of access to all the best brands or motorcycling products at great prices . We are constantly updated and reducing prices across a range of products to help customers save, with discounts from 10 to 60% off quality brands. Are customers come because they know they will find what they need.” Says AMX Superstore’s Managing Director, Rod Hunter 

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Comdain Infrastructure Develops a New Head Office

Another industry leader has joined the list of companies to call Northpoint Enterprise Park home. This leader in construction and maintenance services, Comdain Infrastructure has taken up the opportunity to extend their premises and develop a brand new head office within Stage 5 of Northpoint Enterprise Park, 40 Willandra Drive, Epping VIC 3076, adjacent to their existing location in Epping.

Comdain’s expertise is the delivery and management of construction and maintenance services, successfully delivering projects in urban and rural regions.

Comdain Infrastructure’s core capabilities include program and project management, construction delivery, risk management and mitigation, planning and scheduling operational activities, procurement management, various contracting models and cultural heritage and indigenous liaison.

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Eclipse Early Education Epping to open its doors at Northpoint

Eclipse Early Education has a brand new, purpose built childcare centre within the quickly progressing Stage 5 of Northpoint Enterprise Park at 6 Viewbank Court, Epping. Open from 6:30am to 6:30pm every day of the year except public holidays, the Centre has five educational rooms catering for children from six weeks to six years of age.

As leaders in childhood education, Eclipse Early Education stands by the philosophy of providing state of the art centres with nutritionally designed meals and leading educational programs. The Epping Centre boasts a fully funded kindergarten program, a natural sustainable environment and a chef who prepares nutritious meals onsite every day to be enjoyed by the children in a dining room with their friends and siblings.

Director Simone Timos has worked in childcare for 16 years, and said the aim is to make the children’s experience at the centre both educational and fun.

“Our professional, friendly staff endeavour to develop strong relationships and bonds with the children and families in their care to develop and maintain a positive partnership with the community.” Ms Timos said.

The Centre is owned and developed by the Folkestone Education Trust (ASX: FET), the largest Australian property trust investing in early learning properties within Australia and New Zealand.

With construction recently completed, after commencing in January, the centre will be open for business in December 2015.

For more information visit

Contact Eclipse Early Education Epping

Email –

Call – 1300 762 911

Bunnings Store on Cooper St Epping Opens for Trade

Northpoint Enterprise Park is excited to welcome Bunnings to their new Cooper Street home. Bunnings will be lighting up the sky around Epping at 8.30pm on Friday 23 October with some spectacular fireworks to mark the occasion. In store over the weekend there will also be loads of activities and fun for all the family.

310 Cooper St
Epping VIC 3076
Ph: 03 8401 7800

Trading Hours
Monday 7:00AM – 9:00PM
Tuesday 7:00AM – 9:00PM
Wednesday 7:00AM – 9:00PM
Thursday 7:00AM – 9:00PM
Friday 7:00AM – 9:00PM
Saturday 7:00AM – 7:00PM
Sunday 7:00AM – 6:00PM



Northpoint from the air – September 2015

We have taken advantage of the significant improvements in the weather this week to take some new shots of Northpoint Enterprise Park from a birds eye view – and it is an impressive view!

Take a look at some of our favourite aerial images below.


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Tour of new Melbourne Wholesale Fruit Market

This week, one week ahead of the opening of the new Melbourne Wholesale Fruit, Vegetable and Flower Market, we were luck enough to be given a tour of this large, impressive, modern development.

By this time next week the market will be in full swing, so we were fortunately to have the opportunity to tour this development between completion and occupancy giving us an appreciation for the complex as the very impressive construction development that it is.

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Market drawing new users to the north

By Nicole Lindsay
Published in The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 July 2015

Owner occupiers are driving land sales in Melbourne’s north, close to road infrastructure, the airport and the new $600 million Epping Market, which is set to open next month.

The 70 hectare market, 22 kilometres north of the city, will be the new home for nearly 3000 traders selling fruit, vegetables and flowers into the retail market.

The Epping Market has more than 100,000 hectares of warehousing space for the operators but  business estates around the market, Northpoint and Alliance, are also reporting strong sales as market operators and suppliers jockey for positions.

New developers are also entering the area. Last month, developer Clement Lee paid $14 million for the 46 hectare former Epping quarry at 215 Cooper Street – just a year after it changed hands for $7 million.

CBRE agent Dean Hunt, who handles leasing inquiries for several business estates in the north, said enquiry from owner occupiers is strengthening.

“In the last six-12 months there hasn’t been a property which hasn’t sold. If we list it, it sells,” Mr Hunt said.

The wholesale market will have a big impact, because it takes up a huge area of land and is drawing new operators into the whole of the northern sector, he said.

McMullin Group director John Purdey said the group’s $1 billion 120 hectare Northpoint Enterprise Park is now 85 per cent sold.

“Things are going gangbusters. We’ve sold 35 blocks since last November,” Mr Purdey said.

The most recent deals, at around $250 a square metre, have been to a range of owner occupiers and some builder-developers who are planning to spec-build properties.

Northpoint is now preparing for buildings that cater to users of the business parks, with a medical centre, an aged care facility and a hotel.

Colliers agent Ashley McIntyre said the owner occupier market in the north is so strong that she is fielding calls from people trying to buy properties advertised for lease.

“A combination of low interest rates and the self-managed super funds are driving the owner occupiers,” she said.

According to research by Knight Frank, the north now has the largest amount of vacant space in Melbourne, reflecting the precinct’s increase in new construction in the past 12-18 months.

The city’s overall industrial vacancy rate increased by 47,500 to a historic high of 950,000 hectares in the second quarter of 2015, despite an increase in take-up levels.

CBRE research indicates 180,000 square metres of leasing deals have been executed so far in 2015 in Melbourne, with investment sales reaching $346.9 million.

CBRE director of industrial and logistical services Matt Haddon said $878 million worth of deals had changed hands nationally, the slowest start to the year since 2010.

“But a number of major deals are either being marketed or in due diligence, so sales volumes are on track to top the $5.4 billion achieved last year,” Mr Haddon said.

Northpoint Enterprise Park, July 2015

See the latest news Northpoint Enterprise Park, our 120ha premier Business Park in the North of Melbourne, located directly opposite the new Melbourne Wholesale Fruit, Vegetable and Flower Market on Cooper Street Epping, adjacent to the Hume Freeway.

Waterways Rehabilitation Around Northpoint

Edgars Creek running through Northpoint Enterprise Park has recently benefited from some major landscape works aimed at improving the waterway.

Reflecting the commitment of Northpoint Enterprise Park to develop a professional environment within this commercial and industrial Park, whilst also nurturing and supporting the surround environment, and developing appealing streetscapes. This landscape regeneration work successfully integrates Edgars Creek as an existing waterway with Northpoints vast planned open spaces.







Landscape works have been completed by MZ Landscaping Australia. Images supplied my MZ Landscaping Australia.

Building Updates – Northpoint Stages 3 & 5, May 2015

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Stage 5 Landscape Works

Northpoint Enterprise Park, Stage 5, Robayne Court
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A New Age In Australian Manufacturing

New Age Caravans is located in Melbourne’s northern suburb of Epping, within Northpoint Enterprise Park. Under the guidance of Director Ms Gabby Montagnese, New Age Caravans has created an Australian manufacturing success story.  In just six years the business has built a brand, reputation and production output to become one of Australia’s leading manufacturers of Caravans and Recreational Vehicles (RVs).

Since its inception in 2009, New Age Caravans has experienced astounding growth. Their number of employees alone has increased 420% to the current level of 130 staff. New Age Caravans predict annual growth of 10-15% to continue.

As one of the earliest businesses to establish themselves at Northpoint Enterprise Park, New Age Caravans has gone from strength to strength. They attribute some of the success to their strategic choice when choosing a location from which to build their business.

NAC_GabbyNew Age Caravans Director Ms Gabby Montagnese says

“One of our key early strategies was to locate our facilities in this part of Melbourne. 90% of our workforce lives locally and to achieve our goals and plans we needed continued and expanding access to an available, skilled work force. This location is attractive for our employees as they can achieve a good work life balance. From a business perspective it allows us to contribute to the local community, supporting our local supply network and greater community as a whole.”

New Age Caravans stands out as a shining success story in manufacturing, which is a platform that Australia has recently found difficult to compete on by global standards. Australia’s recent decision to pull out of the car manufacturing industry is a key example of this. Contrary to this New Age Caravans has carved out a vibrant and growing business as an Australian manufacturer.

Working in New Age Caravans favour is its choice of industry. The caravanning industry is strong in Australia as demonstrated by the Australian Recreational Vehicle (RV) production statistics released by the Caravan Industry Association of Australia. New RV production statistics for September show a year on year growth of 9.8 percent, compared to September 2013, and overall production for 2014 is 5.1 percent higher than it was in 2013. Since 2008, RV registrations have increased by 21.6 percent (528,869 up from 414,469).

One of the challenges for New Age Caravans on the international stage is that the Australian Design Rules for the construction of RV’s for Australian conditions are some of the toughest in the world. Australia’s sometimes tough environment and conditions are unique by world standards so products specifically manufactured to this standard are unquestionably the best products for use when travelling in Australia. New Age Caravans is thriving in this environment currently producing 1,000 caravans per year made up of 11 models with 35 possible layouts.

Ms Montagnese attributes New Age Caravan’s ongoing success and growth in part to its willingness to embrace new technologies and invest in a world class, state of the art facility, but also to the availability of strongly skilled local workers.

“This region is home to many multi-national manufacturing firms, which in turn has given rise to a highly skilled local workforce to choose from.”

“When we decided to start up New Age Caravans we knew that we wanted to be in Melbourne’s North somewhere. It was not until we found Northpoint Enterprise Park that we knew exactly where we wanted to be. This Business Park ticked all our boxes. We established strong alliances with the Northpoint team to develop land packages that suited both our current requirements and what we predicted for our future growth. This relationship has certainly been instrumental in allowing our business to move forward and grow.”



Northpoint Manufacturer Supplies Key Components To Western Australian Mine

2014 saw the move by leading international manufacturer Eriez Magnetics to Northpoint Enterprise Park in Epping, Victoria. Eriez Magnetics is an American company with their head office located in Erie Pennyslvania and manufacturing facilities in Australia, Europe, China, India, Japan, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and South Africa. They are considered a world authority in advanced technology for magnetic, vibratory and minerals beneficiation applications. Eriez Magnetics design, develop, manufacture and market magnetic separation, metal detection and materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment for process and metalworking industries.

The decision to move Eriez Magnetics’ Australian operation to Northpoint Enterprise Park was driven by a need to find a suitable location to accommodate their expanding manufacturing requirements. In January 2015, within their new Northpoint Enterprise Park facility, Eriez Magnetics have for the first time utilised their new manufacturing capability by supplying two giant 34 Tonne Heavy Duty Electro Magnets destined for a new iron ore mine in Western Australia. After being wholly manufactured in the new Epping factory the giant magnets were loaded onto two heavy haulage vehicles. Two 20 Tonne cranes performed this enormous lift by operating in tandem to replicate a single lifting process. The outcome was a simple, single lift, drive through operation.

These impressive 34 Tonne Heavy Duty Electro Magnets will be installed above conveyor belts in a Western Australian Iron Ore Mine to remove damaging steel prior to it reaching crushing machinery. The success of this separation process means possible serious and expensive damage to mine equipment caused by the steel entering the crusher is prevented.

Eriez Magnetics Managing Director Malcolm Davy says:

“What we have just achieved in our new Northpoint factory would not have been possible in our former premises. We would never have been able to manufacture such a significantly large product in-house. To load these large magnets onto haulage vehicles would have required emptying the entire factory to allow hired mobile cranes access to move them.  Our move to Northpoint opened up the opportunity of building a larger facility with state of the art technology and customised layout. The installation of significant lifting capacity by cranes has made a massive difference to our manufacturing capabilities. We also feel that our attraction to this location’s quality infrastructure and easy access to Australia’s major road network has been a great decision. With simple access for heavy haulage vehicles to the freeway network proving simplifies the logistics of moving such significant items across Australia.”

Located just 18km North of Melbourne’s CBD, Northpoint Enterprise Park, in Epping Victoria has been attracting a range of local, national and international companies to relocate to the Business Park.

Key attractions for businesses making the move to Northpoint include:

  • Convenient location close to key infrastructure, road networks and away from the congestion of substantial residential development
  • High quality, professional environment created by the master-planned layout and design of the Business Park,
  • Flexibility in land packages as well as the possibility of attractive land and building packages
  • Support of a proactive, progressive local Council in the City of Whittlesea


Eriez Magnetics Pty Ltd is located at 21 Shirley Way, Epping.

Eriez Magnetics two 20 Tonne cranes lifting the 34,000kg Heavy Duty Electro Magnets onto Haulage Vehicles

Eriez Magnetics two 20 Tonne cranes lifting the 34,000kg Heavy Duty Electro Magnets onto Haulage Vehicles


Eriez Magnetics 34,000kg Heavy Duty Electro Magnets on Haulage Vehicles leaving the Eriez factory in Northpoint Enterprise Park, Epping, Victoria to travel to the Western Australian Iron Ore Mine.

Eriez Magnetics 34,000kg Heavy Duty Electro Magnets on Haulage Vehicles leaving the Eriez factory in Northpoint Enterprise Park, Epping, Victoria to travel to the Western Australian Iron Ore Mine.


For further information about Northpoint Enterprise Park contact:

John Purdey
Development Director – Northpoint Enterprise Park
0418 320 394
03 9831 8900

Northpoint from the air – January 2015

Earlier this week we had some great aerial photographs taken of Northpoint Enterprise Park (Jan 2015). The shots show the great level of development that has been completed and that is currently underway within the Business Park. These shots also show Northpoint’s fantastic proximity to some of Melbourne’s major Northern suburbs infrastructure and facilities including the new Wholesale Fruit, Vegetable and Flower Market, Hume Freeway, Northern Hospital and Epping Plaza Regional Shopping Centre.

Here are some of our favourites…

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Community Services Precinct set to assist in social and health issues in Melbourne’s North

Melbourne’s Northern suburbs are home to some of Australia’s fastest growing populations.

In the heart of this growth is The City of Whittlesea, incorporating the suburbs of Epping, Lalor, Thomastown, South Morang, Whittlesea, Mill Park, Mernda and Doreen. With a view to establishing a comprehensive plan for their future, in August 2013 the Council released their Community Plan designed to shape the following seventeen years; ‘Shaping Our Future: Whittlesea 2030’. Shaping Our Future identified five of its top ten priorities linked to the availability of health and community services for the residents.* To this end, the thriving Northpoint Enterprise Park, that until now has been recognised for its commercial, industrial and retail developments is taking steps to help tackle this community and infrastructure challenge head on.

ShapingOurFuture-PopGrowth-WebNorthpoint Enterprise Park is making a significant investment in developing a Community Services Precinct within the Estate. Underpinned by the existing Epping Medical Centre, this Precinct is located on the Eastern side of the 126 Hectare [312 Acres] Estate.

The Epping Medical Centre has undergone significant change in the last twelve months. Current and ongoing developments guarantee continued growth in the already comprehensive range of medical, health and wellness services available to local residents and businesses in Melbourne’s north.

Developments at the Epping Medical Centre include;

– An update of the Centres brand – Now known as the Epping Medical Centre

– The addition of a General Practice operated by Tristar Medical Group. The renowned Tristar Medical Group operate over 40 general practices throughout Victoria, New South Wales and ACT, with further Practices set to open in South Australia and Northern Territory in 2015

– Opening of The Private Specialist Centre which increases the availability and range of specialist services available through the Centre

In addition, planning is underway for the addition of a Day Procedure Centre within the Epping Medical Centre. Land directly adjacent to the current Medical Centre has also been rezoned for use as a Private Hospital.

In further news, Northpoint Enterprise Park is welcoming Eclipse Childcare to the Estate, who will be opening a modern, new, 92 place Childcare facility immediately adjacent to the Epping Medical Centre. Construction of this new facility will commence in January 2015 with the Centre expected to open later in 2015.

“Our research has shown that in the vicinity of Epping there is significant demand for childcare. The majority of centres in Epping are near the ‘old’ part of the suburb and most of these existing centres are already either full or have only limited vacancies. Introducing Eclipse Child Care at Northpoint Enterprise Park will provide parents with access to top quality child care, in a brand new building all conveniently located near Cooper Street, on their way to the freeway.” 

Says Eclipse Managing Director, Hugh Ellis

There are also plans underway for an Aged Care Facility located near the Epping Medical Centre and Child Care Centre within the Estate.

“As has been our practice within the commercial, industrial and retail areas of Northpoint Enterprise Park, we actively seek suitable partners. This has been fundamental to the ongoing success of our Estate, ensuring that businesses who share a similar philosophy on growth, development, presentation and professionalism are located together. We also want to ensure that all the community facilities developed within the Park are offering complimentary services and will maintain the highest standard of quality, both in terms of the buildings that are built and services that are offered.”

Says Northpoint Enterprise Park’s Development Director, John Purdey

Image – Shaping Our Future: Whittlesea 2030, available from City of Whittlesea website