North East England tops DIT’s nationwide list for inward investment successes
North East England tops DIT’s nationwide list for inward investment successes
North East England tops DIT’s nationwide list for inward investment successes

North East England has topped the list of UK regions for new job creation from inward investment successes, following annual statistics by the Department for International Trade (DIT). Consisting of new foreign direct investments and expansion projects from existing foreign-owned companies across the region, DIT’s statistics record that the North East LEP area attracted 5,495 […]

The North East England property market is shining
The North East England property market is shining
The North East England property market is shining

Thought leadership piece by Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England With so much interest and activity around investment and development opportunities in North East England, it was a brilliant opportunity to attend the inaugural UKREiif event in Leeds a few weeks ago, and represent the region along with some local partners.  It was a […]

County Durham businesses work collaboratively to encourage innovation
County Durham businesses work collaboratively to encourage innovation
County Durham businesses work collaboratively to encourage innovation

Three Durham-based organisations are working together to encourage innovation and business growth in new and emerging markets after receiving £820,000 in funding from the Government’s UK Community Renewal Fund (CRF). Business Durham, the business support service of Durham County Council, the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), and Durham University aim to build on each of […]

New International Space Station takes shape at Airview Park
New International Space Station takes shape at Airview Park
New International Space Station takes shape at Airview Park

Work is now forging ahead on the first of two new commercial office buildings being constructed by Tynexe Commercial Limited as part of Phase Two at AirView Park. Regional business figure and entrepreneur, Ammar Mirza CBE, is behind the new 10,200 sq ft ‘International Space Station’ (ISS), a centre of excellence facility being built specifically […]

North East Tech Sector is showcased to International Trade and investment Specialists
North East Tech Sector is showcased to International Trade and investment Specialists
North East Tech Sector is showcased to International Trade and investment Specialists

A delegation of international trade and investment experts is heading home today ready to spread the word about the North East’s impressive investment opportunities in the digital and immersive technology sector. Representatives from the Department of International Trade (DIT) from countries across the world, including the USA, India, Denmark and Ireland, explored the North East […]

Durham City Incubator backs its seventh round of start-ups
Durham City Incubator backs its seventh round of start-ups
Durham City Incubator backs its seventh round of start-ups

Seven County Durham entrepreneurs are set to benefit from a hugely successful six-month accelerator programme which will help them launch their businesses. Durham City Incubator (DCI) is designed to help entrepreneurs to launch start-ups with high growth potential, as well as ambitious local businesses that have been trading for under 12 months. It is a […]

First heat pump training centre opened in the North East
First heat pump training centre opened in the North East
First heat pump training centre opened in the North East

Go Green Training Academy, based in Peterlee, County Durham, has opened its doors to deliver qualifications in the installation, servicing and maintenance of Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHPs), helping trades people in the area take advantage of growing demand for low carbon, cost-effective heating.  The first heat pump training centre in the North East, Go […]

Work underway at Hillthorn Business Park, Sunderland
Work underway at Hillthorn Business Park, Sunderland
Work underway at Hillthorn Business Park, Sunderland

Construction of the first phase of a £80m industrial development is underway in Sunderland. Legal & General-backed Hillthorn Business Park in Washington is on-track with GMI Construction Group poised to deliver the first tranche of buildings – seven of ten that will eventually stand on the site when it is fully developed – set to […]