Hiring and leasing cultural spaces - Create NSW

Create NSW manages properties to hire or lease spaces to arts, screen and cultural organisations in Sydney. 


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Interested in hiring or leasing?

Haymarket Creative Development Space for Hire - Main Theatre

The infrastructure team at Create NSW manages properties to support arts and cultural organisations in subsidised accommodation.  Opportunities to lease space from Create NSW are advertised through open Expression of Interest (EOI) rounds. Any open EOIs will be advertised on this page.

To find out more about available spaces:

What we do and how we work

Create NSW manages properties to support arts and cultural organisations in subsidised accommodation. By doing this we hope to:

  • Increase access to quality arts and cultural facilities.
  • Encourage innovation in the design and use of the facilities.
  • Improve the sustainability of arts and cultural facilities.
  • Encourage collaboration and partnerships between arts and cultural organisations.

We also provide short-term hiring of spaces for productions, rehearsals, festivals, events and other projects. Benefits to NSW include contributing to the economy, urban renewal and social cohesion. See our Infrastructure Support Policy 

Browse properties

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How this program is supporting the sector

We support over 120 cultural organisations and businesses

We conserve state heritage listed assets

We nurture dynamic, creative communities

We're committed to sustainability targets

Short-term spaces for lease or hire

Create NSW provides creative spaces for lease and hire to eligible creative organisations and businesses. You can also hire spaces through resident tenants at Create NSW properties

Property Portfolio

See availability and contacts on each page for enquiries about hiring spaces short or long term.

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