Employment Land and Retail Study
Council has commissioned Connor Holmes to prepare a retail study to gain an insight into the retail leakage from Port Pirie, where people in the Southern Flinders shop and for what, details of the floor space occupied and vacant within Port Pirie, as well as identifying potential unmet demand. This study highlighted the significance of retail to the Port Pirie economy and the extent that the City services as a regional service centre for the mid north of the state.
Council has also commissioned Connor Holmes to prepare a study on the availability and future requirement for employment land in Port Pirie. This study looks at the current availability of industrial and commercial land, the size and location of vacant land appropriately zoned for these activities, recent demand, expected demand from the mining sector, and where additional industrial land should be located.