Smart Business Marlborough

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Smart Business Marlborough

Providing a central hub to enable business growth and increased capability in Marlborough:

Do you want to move your business to Marlborough?

Do you have expansion or growth opportunities?

Are you considering starting up a new business?

Do you know what sort of information is available to help you make decisions?

Smart Business Marlborough is part of the Economic Development Unit at the Marlborough District Council that provides you with a confidential business support service when you may be considering change in your business or when you may have questions about services provided by the Council.

Firstly, Smart Business Marlborough provides a one-stop shop for advice, support and local information that can help new and existing businesses with their plans, whatever they may be. Our in-house resource provides a central contact point for local or new businesses or businesses considering a move to Marlborough to access Council-held information with ease. We have strong developed networks and can provide advice on how to access other support mechanisms and groups. We are here to help you!

Secondly, this service is part of the work the Council is actively promoting to expand Marlborough’s economic development capacity and capability. We support Marlborough to be a ‘smart and connected’ region to enable our business community to have a sense of where they work, live and play while continuing to enjoy an Only Marlborough quality of life. #OnlyMarlborough

Our services include providing information about:

  • Marlborough resource management plans
  • Building consents
  • Roads and water infrastructure
  • Land availability
  • Local business contacts
  • Regional labour force
  • Local marketing and events
  • Transport services
  • Regional profile and statistics
  • Marlborough District Council economic development strategy.

Some businesses that have used this service include:

  • New shops setting up in rural areas
  • New businesses setting up in the central business district
  • People wanting information about Marlborough’s key industries
  • New aviation services
  • Food retailers wanting advice on commercial kitchens and sale rules.

Contact us to set up a meeting or send us an email – we look forward to hearing from you soon.

Smart Business Marlborough, phone 03 520 7557/7426 or email smartbusiness@marlborough.govt.nz

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