A Diverse & Growing Community

Major Event at Olympic Park station
               Photo: Paul K Robbins

Today, the Park has a community of over 20,000 residents, workers and students.

The Park is a place to call home. Currently there are over 2,000 people living at Sydney Olympic Park. This is set to increase dramatically in future years, as more residential development is on its way including apartments by Mirvac, Meriton
and Ecove.

The Park has also revitalised surrounding suburbs. Wentworth Point experienced a surge in development and today more than 12,000 people reside there. Newington, created as the athletes’ village, is now a suburb that is home to 6,000 residents.

Sydney Olympic Park area is the 20th biggest local economy in Australia.

Sydney Olympic Park area was Sydney’s seventh biggest local economy in 2012–13, rising from 10th place in 2001–02.

PricewaterhouseCoopers 2013

The Park is a place for business. 17,000 people work at Sydney Olympic Park and 220 organisations are located in the Park. These include iconic companies such as the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Samsung, Thales, Fujitsu and Lion.

The Park is a place to learn. Over 1,000 students are located at the Park to study specifically in sport at the Australian College of Physical Education or at S P Jain School of Global Management. S P Jain was rated #11 in the world in the world’s top business schools (Forbes 2013–14).

The Park is a place to visit. This daily community is then joined by 10.5 million visitors annually that come to the Park for a whole host of reasons:

  • Education
  • Sports participation and events
  • Entertainment
  • Business events (trade shows, conferences, exhibitions)
  • Community events
  • Commerce
  • Parklands

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