The City of Unley is active in promoting, encouraging and supporting business within the area. An eclectic mix of professional services, retail, cafes and dining experiences, make the City of Unley a great place to do business.
The City of Unley region is a higher socio-economic area (higher income, lower unemployment) with 25.9% of households earning more than $2 500 per week and 11.4% of individuals earn $2 000 or more per week compared to 13.5% and 4.4% respectively for Greater Adelaide.
These factors, combined with the wide variety of Mainstreet buildings and floor space options available on our 5 Mainstreet Precincts, you will be sure to find the perfect location for your business to succeed!
For current commercial leasing opportunities, visit the following real estate websites:
FYE is Unley’s award winning digital platform that supports our “bricks and mortar” businesses, the heart of the shopping precincts of Unley.
In our commitment to support local businesses, the City of Unley is now part of the Small Business Friendly Council Initiative, a program of the Office of the Small Business Commissioner that is specifically designed to assist with fostering relationships with and supporting small business.
We recognise that small business owners and operators create local employment, provide essential goods and services and help create attractive, liveable communities. We are excited to be a part of this program as we commit through a Charter Agreement to support small businesses by adopting eight initiatives that drive local economic development.
For more information about the Small Business Friendly Council Initiative visit the Office of the Small Business Commissioner website.
To discuss how we can assist your business, please contact a member of our Economic Development team on 8372 5427.
Mainstreet Trader Associations are available to help assist potential and existing businesses operating in our mainstreets.
After all, Unley is known as a destination for all types of business, and as part of that, the Trader Associations are the strength behind their precincts.
Presented by the Unley Road Association and the Rotary Club of Unley.
Nominations are open for the 2017 Unley Road Pride of Workmanship Awards! Visit your favourite Unley Road business for a nomination form, or nominate them online.
By nominating, you go into the draw to win $250!
The award winners will be presented with plaques and prizes by the South Australian Small Business Commissioner, John Chapman, at the Unley Road Association’s “UR Together” networking event at the Unley Community Centre on Tuesday 17 October, 2017.
Eastside Business Enterprise Centre (Eastside BEC) provides valuable low cost support to local businesses.
Offering personalised focus with local know-how and expertise, Eastside BEC will help you minimise business mishaps and develop the skills needed to survive and thrive in business today.
As a member of Eastside BEC, you will gain access to:
Eastside BEC run a comprehensive program of events, training and workshops throughout the year. Upcoming events are listed on the Eastside BEC website.
Connect with an Eastside BEC Business Mentor and benefit from their confidential advice and experience.
When: every Friday, 9am – 12noon
Where: Unley’s Council Chamber, Oxford Terrace, Unley
Bookings: Essential. Phone Eastside BEC on 8344 7353 to arrange a suitable time.
Visit the EBEC website to find out more ways they can help your business grow and prosper.
The Unley Business Breakfast series is a joint initiative of the Hyde Park Rotary Club, the Eastern Business Enterprise Centre, and the City of Unley.
Over a hot breakfast in the Unley Town Hall, hear guest speakers provide tips to help you and your business succeed, and make new connections with like-minded business people.
The breakfasts are held six times each year. Book early to reserve your place.
VENUE: Unley Town Hall, 181 Unley Road
COST: $25 – includes breakfast (incl. GST)
DATE: Tuesday 5 June 2018
TIME: 7am for a 7.15am start .Concludes at 8.30am.
RSVP: Essential, COB Friday 1 June.
Now more than ever, there is a need for the Australian business community to lower its exposure to energy pricing impacts and shift their focus to more efficient and sustainable operations.
If you are an office-based business looking to reduce carbon emissions and improve business performance through sustainability practices and technologies then CitySwitch is for you.
CitySwitch from City of Adelaide on Vimeo.
To become a CitySwitch Green Office signatory, organisations are required to commit to:
Contact the Greater Metro Program Manager for CitySwitch on 03 9658 7821 email firstname.lastname@example.org
All public outdoor dining areas in South Australia became smoke-free under the Tobacco Products Regulation Act 1997. Smoke-free outdoor dining is designed to protect the community from the harms of second hand tobacco smoke and increase the comfort and enjoyment of non-smokers dining in outdoor areas.
If you are a business owner and answer Yes to both of the following questions, the law will apply to your business:
1. Do you have an outdoor area in which tables, or tables and chairs, are permanently or temporarily provided for customer dining? Yes/No
2. At any time, do you offer food for purchase, or otherwise provide food (other than pre-packaged snack food such as potato crisps, nuts, chocolate bars and pre-packaged biscuits) for consumption in the outdoor area? Yes/No
If your venue or event has an outdoor dining area for the public, SA Health can provide assistance:
NBN Installation in the Unley area
Installation of infrastructure for the nbn™ will commence in the Unley area from early August 2017. Work will include installing cables and the installation of nodes and pillars on footpaths and verges. All care will be taken to minimise disruption during construction. If you have any feedback or questions regarding this work please contact the nbn™ on 1800 687 626 or email email@example.com
The nbn™ network will give us all the opportunity to do more. Whether working or playing, learning, or just having fun, the nbn™ network will be a part of everyday life for decades to come. And now it’s on your doorstep.
The network rollout is detailed in nbn’s 3-year rollout plan, released in October 2015. Visit nbn 3-year rollout plan to check your address and find out when the nbn™ is coming to you, or to register with nbn and receive updates.
Australia's digital economy demands a fast and reliable network.
Enabling access to new markets, creating opportunity to reduce costs and drive innovation, as well as gaining competitive edge on the global stage. The nbn™ network is Australia’s new landline phone and internet network, designed to support future economic and social growth.
Here’s how to move to the nbn™ network:
Switching to the nbn™ network isn’t automatic. So when the network is available to you, here’s what you need to do:
For more information visit the nbn webpage or call nbn on 1800 687 626 9am-5pm, AEST Monday to Friday.
The City of Unley has partnered with Telstra to provide 19 WiFi points strategically placed along King William Road and Unley Road.
Locals, visitors and businesses now have free access to fast and reliable internet, for 30 minutes per device per day for free, via their smart phones, tablets and laptops.
The WiFi range is approximately 50m in each direction of the transmitters along Unley Road between Fisher Street and Young Street and along King William Road between Park Street and Mary Street.
To connect, search for the connection called ‘City of Unley Free WiFi’. A password is not required for access. Users will need to agree to terms and conditions on a landing page to continue. WiFi sessions using the network will not be limited by data and Telstra Air customers will be able to connect at hotspots with no time restrictions.
We use Location Based Services (LBS) to understand traffic patterns in venues. The location data we capture helps us to understand venues, such as how long customers stand in line and how they generally move around an area, enhancing operational efficiency and improving user experience.
If you would like to find out more about the data we collect through Mobile Location Analytics MLA, take a look at our solution providers location analytics policy, alternatively you can opt out of location analytics.
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