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Hoist is a new national partnership between Mirvac and York Butter Factory, starting at the Australian Technology Park (ATP) in Sydney to help lift the innovation ecosystem in Australia.

The partnership will bring together various communities, corporate partners, incubators and accelerators at the Locomotive Workshop in the ATP, providing a collaborative workspace.

We will be open from August 2017 with initially 50 seats for startups and corporate partners. Additional seats will be opening up in the future. For more information, please contact us at, or via our details below.

“We’re in the fourth industrial revolution where technology is seismically changing all industries. YBF and Mirvac see the launch of Hoist as a positive step toward equipping Australian companies with the environment and tools they need to thrive in this new innovation economy."

Stuart Richardson, Co-founder,
York Butter Factory



location -

Hoist is located at the Locomotive Workshop within the iconic 14 hectare heritage Australian Technology Park.

It is currently home to a diverse and innovative business community, undertaking work in fields including science, technology, communications, media, research, and consulting.

Hoist members will benefit from the already established innovation precinct with close proximity to aligned businesses such as Cicada, Universities and Government.

Surrounded by some of Sydney’s most established and thriving neighbourhoods, including Erskineville Village, Redfern, Alexandria and Eveleigh, ATP is an easy stroll to a diverse array of shops, cafes, bars, restaurants – everything we love about these popular suburbs.



platform -

Hoist exists to create a truly thriving technology and innovation ecosystem by bringing together all the ingredients required to lift ideas into action.

We provide a mixture of activated coworking areas, team spaces, workshop areas, and significant event spaces for startups and innovative corporate partners within the Locomotive Workshop building at the ATP.

Startups and corporate partners will also be provided with extensive support and advice from the Hoist team, comprising of York Butter Factory and Mirvac team members, to ensure their business grows, with direct access to the already established technology and startup ecosystem that exists at the precinct.



partners -

Mirvac is a leading Australian property group, listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (“ASX”). Mirvac’s investment portfolio has interests in office, retail and industrial assets, while its development business has exposure to both residential and commercial projects.

With over 40 years of experience, Mirvac has an unmatched reputation for delivering quality products and services across all of the sectors in which it operates.

Since 2011, York Butter Factory has focused on advancing Australia’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, initially from its iconic premises in the Melbourne CBD. YBF has been home to hundreds of startups who have created thousands of new jobs and raised millions of dollars.

We bring together startups and innovative ASX200 and Fortune500 companies to unlock new technology, innovation and culture by providing a platform where these organisations can collaborate and connect to drive real outcomes.

Hoist @ The Locomotive Workshop

Locomotive Workshop,
Australian Technology Park,
Locomotive St,
Eveleigh NSW 2015.