Development West Coast (DWC) offers a wide range of business services and support to help grow businesses from all sectors, all sizes and at all stages of development.
Contact a Capability and Growth Advisor at DWC to discuss your business needs:
Business support services
DWC is here to help you build capabilities, gain knowledge, connect with the right people and grow your business.
Commercial finance & lending
DWC is able to provide a range of commercial financing options for West Coast businesses, including commercial lending and equity investment.
Capability building courses and business events
DWC facilitates a range of networking events, training, and workshops in conjunction with key partners to provide relevant topics that West Coast business will find useful.
“So many people don’t realise what support is available for businesses here on the Coast. We highly recommend other local businesses take advantage of the many forms of assistance available through DWC. We’ve always had amazing communication and support when dealing with them.”
Business support stories
Local brewer expands capacity with support from DWC
Woodstock Brewing Co. underwent a significant expansion of its operations in December, thanks to the assistance of a loan from DWC.Learn more
Glacier Country Business Support Fund
Faced with the COVID-19 travel restrictions, Glacier Country found itself amongst the hardest hit areas in New Zealand. With businesses in the area struggling for survival and cash flow becoming an urgent necessity, DWC established the Glacier Country Business Support Fund (GCBSF) in March 2021Learn more
Old West Coast school converted into luxury apartments
The old school in Reefton has been converted into fully furnished luxury apartments to help address the accommodation shortage.Learn more