Business support

AEDA is open for business. We are committed to helping investors and businesses realise their goals and achieve success.

We make your investment our business.

Our experienced Business Investment Team can provide free and confidential services that help you find the right premises to grow and expand your business.

Case management support

At AEDA our Business and Investment Team work closely with you to make your investment decisions as seamless as possible.

Support services include:

Our Team support your business journey in Adelaide through identifying assistance and funding options, connecting you with key decision-makers and helping you choose new premises.

Meet the team

Greg Ratsch

Executive Manager Business Growth & Investment Attraction, Business and Investment Team, AEDA

Greg has significant experience in delivering investment attraction programs, supporting the growth plans of existing firms, developing start-up programs for business intenders and case managing major economic projects.

With professional qualifications in economics and a background in strategic and urban planning, Greg is well placed to provide advice and support to firms, developers and organisations that are seeking to invest or grow in the City of Adelaide.

Greg welcomes the opportunity to hear from anyone who has ideas to develop the city’s economy to improve its national and global competitiveness, is looking to invest and create jobs in the City of Adelaide, or develop residential projects.

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Dominic Pangallo,

Property Investment Advisor, Business and Investment Team, AEDA

Dominic is highly experienced in attracting and facilitating investment opportunities that promote sustainable economic development. These support and enhance the city’s position as a key location in the state’s wider investment attraction framework.

As part of AEDA’s Business and Investment Team, Dominic actively engages with investors locally, nationally and offshore, as well as key stakeholders from Government, the commercial property sector, peak industry groups and other key city stakeholders to identify, facilitate and deliver investment outcomes. These investments include high-value major developments and transactions, and smaller-scale business expansions, acquisitions and relocation projects. Dominic provides client support as required at each stage of the investment continuum, including post-project aftercare.

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Ben Kirchner

Business Investment Advisor, Business and Investment Team, AEDA

Ben is a skilled economic development professional with extensive experience in investment attraction and industry development. Ben has strong connections with state and federal governments as well as an extensive business network. As part of AEDA’s Business and Investment Team, Ben has a proven track record in attracting investment and providing business support services to assist business growth.

With a host of business support, grants and the latest data insights available, Ben is here to help businesses maximise their opportunities in Adelaide. Ben also plays a pivotal role in maximising the benefits from businesses connecting to Ten Gigabit Adelaide – Australia’s first 10Gbps fibre optic network.

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Jordon Tomopoulos

Economic Research & Data Analyst

Jordon monitors the city’s economy and provides insight into an array of focus areas to support the evaluation of initiatives and inform strategic decisions at AEDA. Using his tertiary qualifications in economics and background in market research, Jordon is able to use both quantitative and qualitative research to analyse data and provide meaning to economic trends.

Research is being conducted on spending and foot-traffic behaviour, population trends and residential demographics, and changes in commercial occupancy rates for office buildings, main streets and accommodation in the city.

Please contact Jordon if your business or organisation requires information regarding aspects of the city’s economy.

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Stella Biggs

Business & Industry Engagement Advisor

Stella is highly experienced in the delivery of business development programs and stakeholder engagement.

As part of AEDA’s Business Growth and Investment Attraction team, Stella actively engages with the city's business network by delivering business support programs and initiatives to grow capability. In addition to this, Stella works alongside her team members to assist in identifying new opportunities forAEDA that position the city to attract new business investments.

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Contact Us

Greg, Dominic, Ben, Jordon and Stella look forward to welcoming you to Adelaide.

08 8203 7124