BUSINESSES that should be built in the soon-to-be-developed employment lands, stretching from Eastern Creek to Bringelly, are those that do not threaten Fairfield CBD's current businesses, Fairfield Chamber of Commerce president Vince Movizio says.
Mr Movizio is in favour of more job opportunities in the area but not at the cost of other local businesses being affected.
"The more places you can go and seek employment, the better," he said.
"Infrastructure out here is definitely positive but just anything that isn't going to fit in your CBD.
"You have to be careful the new employment land doesn't attack the already struggling economy in existing business centres and that it's not moving businesses.
"We copped this situation in Fairfield city a while back and it took a long time to recover.
"Depending on the plan there might be a need for smaller businesses to cater for the bigger businesses out there."
Mr Movizio said he would like the employment lands to offer programs that would give young people work experience.
"It would be good to have youth linked to a program to train on the job," he said. "If it's done properly, it works.
"It's better than youth getting bored and falling into crime.
"The more they're exposed to business, the more they'll grow and learn."
Mr Movizio said it would also be important to have jobs there that suited workers in the area.