The Tonsley redevelopment is purposely designed to attract investment and create a thriving jobs and education precinct that includes residential and community living.

About TonsleySnapshotLocation factsProject progressProject targetsSustainabilityPartners + investorsNews + events

About Tonsley

Tonsley brings together leading-edge research and education institutions, established businesses and start-ups, business incubators and accelerators, plus government and the wider community to connect and collaborate in Australia's first innovation district.


*upon completion of the project


Tonsley provides a high quality,
people-focused and
knowledge-driven environment.

Location facts

Tonsley is located on the site of the former Mitsubishi Motors plant on South Road, Tonsley.

Project progress

Since construction began in 2012, Tonsley has been progressing well as a vibrant, dynamic community of like-minded businesses that will shape a knowledge-based industrial future together.

Project targets

The next series of targets for Tonsley are:


Tonsley’s 6 Star Green Star accreditation is an unprecedented milestone for the South Australian building industry.

The internationally recognised certification, awarded by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), represents the highest level of leadership and innovation in sustainable design and building practices.

Tonsley is one of Australia’s only urban renewal development to achieve this level of certification and is a testament to the world-class design principles which have guided the redevelopment of the former Mitsubishi site.

Partners + investors

TAFE SA, Flinders University, Siemens, Signostics, and ZEN Energy are a few of our industry partners and investors.

Partners + investors

News + events

Progress | Summer 2018–19

6 December 2018 in Bowden, Lot Fourteen, Progress Newsletter, The Works Training and Employment Program, Tonsley

The Summer 2018-19 edition of Progress includes a wrap up of Lot Fourteen’s Stage One demolition and its newest tenants, the story of Playford Alive’s community spirit, leasing and land development opportunities, and more.

Ageing population creates market opportunity for developers

28 November 2018 in Tonsley

Tonsley’s Global Centre for Modern Ageing (GCMA) is helping companies develop products and services so older people can live more fulfilling lives.

Icebreaker18 – Smart Tailored Networking

2 November 2018 in Tonsley

Innovation… meet enterprise. Welcome to Icebreaker18.

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