Level 5 Suite B 26 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle NSW 2300

About Us
The Hunter Development Corporation (HDC) is the primary driver and coordinator of economic development in the Hunter region. HDC works with local government, other state agencies, the community and the private sector to encourage investment in strategic sites. 

HDC’s chief objectives include creating economic growth, stimulating new housing supply and employment and unlocking value for government in HDC’s Growth Centre, encompassing the 10 local government areas of the Hunter. 

Known for rehabilitating and developing the iconic Honeysuckle project, HDC now leads the Revitalising Newcastle Program, oversees the implementation of the Hunter Regional Plan 2036, and is also remediating former BHP landholdings at Mayfield and Kooragang Island in preparation for redevelopment and employment generation.

HDC also administers the Newcastle Mines Grouting Fund and the Newcastle Port Community Contribution Fund. 

Hunter Development Corporation is passionate about lifting the standard on design, ensuring that the built form is designed to add vibrancy, and that the public domain is designed to attract people.
What We Do

HCCDC objectives are to:

  • Deliver strategic outcomes to grow economic capacity and enhance communities
  • Drive industry diversification to grow more jobs to attract and retain talent to the regions
  • Create engaging, sustainable and attractive public spaces, connected to better transport options
  • Unlock opportunities and realise the full potential of government land and assets
  • Respect existing character, culture and heritage
  • Work in collaboration and partnership with community and stakeholders.