Short-term empty properties program

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This program has no set dates or rounds. It is responsive as properties become available.

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phone number
02 9265 9333
email address
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About this program

The City owns a number of commercial and community properties, including retail and office space, across the local area. These properties may be empty for short periods between tenancies.

The short-term empty properties program provides immediate and short-term activation of temporarily vacant or under-used properties within our portfolio. The properties are offered from one month to one year.

The program supports:

  • creative practitioners and cultural organisations
  • community organisations and social enterprises
  • businesses and startups that support the local economy.
  • organisations with a focus on sustainability and the environment. Preference is given to applicants in the local government area or to projects that can demonstrate significant benefit to the local community.

Support available

Support is available in the form of reduced rental charges for City of Sydney properties that are available and suitable for the proposed activity.


How to apply

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