For Business

Jetty Road, Glenelg is one of South Australia’s premier retail precincts and a major drawcard for visitors. With its attractive seaside location and diverse and vibrant business mix, it is a unique destination.

This page provides information for existing and new businesses, retailers, landlords and investors considering joining Jetty Road, Glenelg. The precinct offers 330 small businesses including restaurants, cafes, fashion, homewares and two large supermarkets in Coles and Woolworths, and the Stamford Grand Hotel at the beachfront.The retail sector is a key driver of the Jetty Road precinct’s economy and is vital to its future growth and vibrancy.

The Jetty Road Glenelg Masterplan provides for a staged upgrade of Jetty Road Glenelg over the next 10 years. You can view more information about the Masterplan here.

Adding to the recent growth, premium apartment projects have commenced construction this year including Ei8ht South Esplanade, a mixed use development on Colley Terrace, and another at the gateway to Jetty Road at Brighton Road - all of which are set to increase the residential population using the precinct.

A proposal initiated by the Jetty Road Mainstreet Committee would see a grand vision for a multimillion dollar regeneration of the Glenelg jetty. The concept features a boutique hotel, public baths, a pavilion, event space, a terminal for ferries and seaplanes, moorings for luxury yachts and a possible marine research centre. The intention is to provide a further world-class attraction for thousands of additional interstate and international visitors each year. You can view more information about the Glenelg Jetty Rejuvenation project here.

Jetty Road Mainstreet Committee

The Jetty Road Mainstreet Committee (JRMC) is an advisory committee of the City of Holdfast Bay for the benefit of traders and is funded by a mainstreet levy. The role of the JRMC is to provide advice to council in order to promote the precinct as a vibrant shopping, leisure and recreational area with year-round appeal to residents and visitors and to oversee the economic development of the precinct by encouraging further retail investment in the precinct. The JRMC establishes formal lines of communication between the Council, traders, landlords, tourism providers, consumers and residents in the precinct.

Industry Resources and Tools

We have a range of resources and tools on offer to assist businesses on Jetty Road. These tools provide some practical advice to retail, services, tourism, hospitality and entertainment businesses, both new and established.

Jetty Road Glenelg Retail Strategy 2018-2022

The Jetty Road Glenelg Retail Strategy 2018-2022 will guide the future direction, identify actions to maintain a prosperous retail sector and is focussed on achieving $297 million in retail, hospitality and allied industry sector expenditure by 2022. The strategy supports economic development and further retail investment in the precinct during a time where the Australian retail sector is experiencing significant challenges. The strategy identifies four priority areas:

  • Promote shopping and dining as the key reasons to visit
  • Develop and enhance the appeal of the retail experience
  • Grow the capabilities of the retail sector
  • Work better together

Download here (Released December 2018) :

For Lease

To view the latest commercial real estate available for lease or sale view the South Australian Investment GeoHub:

Select the 'Layer List' icon on the top right hand side in the GeoHub and select 'For Lease & For Sale' properties and then zoom in on Jetty Road, Glenelg.

The GeoHub provides and interactive platform in real time for information such as commercial sales and leasing. The site also contains information on zoning, land management and availability including government land and commercial land, infrastructure and utilities, economic insights, public transport, waste management, wifi networks and education providers.