Perth is growing

Perth is Western Australia’s cosmopolitan capital city. With an idyllic climate, landscape and multicultural heritage, it has become a magnet for migration and investment.

Home to many

From the Swan River settlement of 1829 to a metropolitan area framed by the coast and the hills, Perth is now home to more than 1.83 million people.

270 languages spoken

expected population in 2026 is 3 million

the state attracts more than 2.1 million visitors per year

the state attracts more than 2.1 million visitors per year

more than 50,000 people move to WA every year

people from more than 200 nationalities call WA home

people from more than 200 nationalities call WA home

Perth is now the fastest growing capital city in Australia

Perth has been rated amongst the world’s top 10 most liveable cities every year for the past 10 years.

A place of opportunity

The State Government and private sector are investing $17b in projects to transform Perth into a global city. These projects are focused on establishing key destinations with exceptional transport links to create a more vibrant, connected city.

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    Learn about Perth's major development projects and investment opportunities located within MRA's redevelopment areas.

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    Learn about Perth's major development projects and investment opportunities located within MRA's redevelopment areas.

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Our role

Our unique role means we are engaged in the full scope of a revitalisation project, including development, place management and planning regulation. This integrated approach, coupled with State Government funding, enables us to deliver sustainable economic strategies that stimulate private investment and respond to Perth’s changing needs.

Our five redevelopment areas across Perth have will attracted almost $13b in investment and $3.7b in government funding.

Map showing Armadale, Central Perth, Midland, Scarborough and Subiaco redevelopment areas

Investment opportunities in our areas

Our redevelopment projects provide a range of investment opportunities, including commercial and residential options, as well opportunities for businesses to operate in our places. You should regularly check the Investment Opportunities section for the area in which you wish to invest, as the available opportunities often change as the projects progress. 

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