Tuggerah is a major industrial and commercial area of the Central Coast, and has the region's second largest shopping centre, Westfields. Tuggerah is approximately 90 km north of the Sydney CBD and lies within the Local Government Area administered by Wyong Shire Council.

Tuggerah is home to Good Guys, Fantastic Furniture, Bunnings, and a host of well established restaurants, cafes, and fashion outlets. The Tuggerah Business Park is home to national and international companies, Hasquvana, Belkin, Energy Australia, ING Direct, Reece Plumbing & Star Trek express.