The Northern Powerhouse is now recognised across the world as a great place to invest. In 2015/16, the Northern Powerhouse saw inward investment projects increase by nearly a quarter from the previous year; growing at twice the national average and creating 13,700 new jobs.
Investors from abroad know that the North has some of the world’s best and most talented entrepreneurs and businesses. From doubling the size of MediaCityUK in Salford, to working with Liverpool City Council on a major regeneration project delivering 1000 new homes; billions of pounds of investment opportunities exist in the Northern Powerhouse.
Project with Sheffield Airport to deliver the next phase of development to create new offices, logistic units and aviation hangars.
Future Carrington, Trafford
Opportunities for investment in a large scale residential and employment development in a prime location, providing over 14,000 new jobs and contributing an additional £720 million GVA per annum.
An exciting opportunity to create new city centre apartments and retail including bars, cafes and shops.
Kirkstall Forge, Leeds
An opportunity to develop a new neighbourhood of 1,050 new homes, office space, retail, leisure and community space.
Liverpool Waters, Liverpool
Offers sale of land to develop a full range of uses, as part of an overall £5 billion project which transform the city’s northern docks.
MediaCityUK, Salford, Greater Manchester
Home to the BBC, ITV and more than 250 smaller creative and digital businesses, an investment would double the size of MediaCityUK, creating studio, office, residential and retail space.
Pall Mall, Liverpool
Working with Liverpool City Council on a major regeneration project delivering 1,000 new homes, office space as well as retail leisure and community facilities.
Protos – Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
A range of investment opportunities in gas fired power generation, energy generation, industrial development and rail and berth infrastructure, generating over 3,000 new jobs with first phase along producing £350 million GVA each year.
Sirus Minerals, Polyhalite Project, Whitby, North Yorkshire
An opportunity to invest in the building of the first potash mine in the UK for over 40 years. Full production capacity will be 20 million tonnes per annum, directly creating over 1,000 new jobs.
Stockport Exchange, Stockport
Opportunity to provide funding for Stockport Exchange, a brand new mixed-use destination combining high quality office space with retail, leisure facilities and car parking.
A major regeneration and infrastructure project that will create 3,100 new homes, a transport interchange, school and community uses. There is also an opportunity to invest in commercial space for manufacturing uses, 6,000 new jobs, a new power station and a materials recycling facility.
Opportunity to invest in a development providing offices, leisure, a hotel, residential and retail space.
Advance Manufacturing Innovation District, Sheffield
An opportunity to invest in an over 2,000 acre centre of excellence for innovation-led advanced manufacturing in metals and materials. Over 4,000 new homes will also be created in the district.