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In Horsham there is capacity for 1,300 residential lots (24 to 33 years supply) on zoned land.
Over the last decade, population in Horsham has grown by 800 people to reach a population of 20,300. Around 100 dwellings per year have been built over the last 10 years to accommodate that population growth in smaller greenfield developments and infill sites.
At end of June 2022 there were an estimated 1,285 retail lots in zoned englobo greenfield land. There were also enough potential major residential infill sites for an estimated 18 retail lots.
Estimated retail lot supply June 2022
|Area and type
|Horsham – Greenfield
|Horsham – Major infill
Major infill is not included calculation of greenfield years of supply.
Retail lots released with a title
Years of supply is estimated from long- and short-term average lot greenfield release. Retail lots are considered released when a title has been registered and ready to construct a dwelling on.
Between 2018 and 2021 retail lot production has been averaging around 40 lots p.a. Since 2018 the level of retail lot production has been varied. In the first half of 2022, 31 lots have been released in Horsham.
Greenfield retail lots 2015 to July 2022
Size of greenfield retail lots
Changes in lot sizes can vary estimates of future supply. If recent lots are smaller than in the past, the estimated capacity of englobo land is increased.
Since 2015 the majority of lots have been over 650 m2 with some smaller lots released in 2019 and 2020.
Size of englobo lots
The size of englobo lots can also vary the rate at which greenfield land is developed. Large englobo lots, such as those over 10 hectares, can be easier to transform into larger developments. Smaller lots can provide opportunities for small to medium sized developments.
In Horsham 3 zoned englobo lots have an area of 10 hectares or more which is estimated to produce 950 retail lots.
Estimated retail lot yield by englobo lot size
Some englobo parcels known to be within the same development have been combined.
Page last updated: 11/06/23