Box Hill is the most significant activity centre in the eastern region of Melbourne.
Box Hill has been designated a ‘Central Activities Area’, which is an alternative to the Melbourne CBD and planned for substantial growth in employment, housing, business, services and public investment.
Box Hill is located less than 15 kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD
Box Hill is highly accessible by the Belgrave and Lilydale trains lines, Tram Route 109, 21 bus routes (including SmartBus), car, walking and cycling.
Box Hill Central Activities Area is home to around 4,000 residents with a high level of cultural diversity and large proportion born overseas.
There are more than 1,250 dwellings ranging from traditional detached housing in leafy residential streets, to modest apartments and purpose-built student housing.
70% of households are sole or two-person households.
Box Hill Central Activities Area is home to approximately 16,000 jobs representing a wide range of industrial sectors.
Box Hill Central Activities Area includes approximately 146,000 square metres of office space with the public sector being the largest user.
Box Hill Institute supports more than 40,000 students
Box Hill Hospital treats approximately 48,000 patients each year from the region and employs approximately 4,500 staff.