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Plans announced to showcase the region at MIPIM and UKREiiF in 2023

Invest Newcastle, part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), has launched plans to return to two of the leading global real estate conferences in 2023.   Following success at both MIPIM and the UK’s Real Estate Investment & Infrastructure Forum (UKREiiF) earlier this year, the private sector joined Invest Newcastle at an event in the city to find […]

Portland House launches following multi-million-pound refurbishment

The former head office of Newcastle Building Society will open this week following a multi-million-pound renovation. Portland House will be unveiled at a launch event on November 3rd amid strong demand for best-in-class office space across Newcastle city centre. The building already has 30% of its space under offer. A 12-month long refurbishment project was […]

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Port of Blyth announce opening of its Bates Clean Energy Terminal

Following a multi-million pound investment programme, the Port of Blyth has announced the opening of its Bates Clean Energy Terminal, offering enhanced facilities and the opportunity for low-carbon focused investment and innovation. The Secretary of State for Transport, Anne-Marie Trevelyan carried out the official duties at an event attended by a wide range of Port […]

First occupier confirmed for Newcastle landmark development

One of the North East’s most high-profile development schemes has secured an international law firm as its first occupier, seven months ahead of practical completion. DAC Beachcroft (DACB) has exchanged contracts to become the very first tenant of Bank House in Newcastle, the first of three new office buildings that will make up Pilgrim Place. […]

FedEx Express expansion at Newcastle International Airport creates new jobs for the region

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced it has expanded its operations at Newcastle International Airport, to serve growing export and import demands in the region.   FedEx Express has moved into its own modern facility at the airport, equipped with the latest scanning […]

Invest Newcastle grows inward investment team

Invest Newcastle, part of the NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI), has bolstered its team as it looks to bring further inward investment to the region. Dawn Dunn and Rebecca Crow have joined Invest Newcastle as Inward Investment Managers for the Digital and Technology, and Health and Life Sciences sectors respectively. Dawn Dunn’s primary role will be to […]

North East ageing and tech experts launch project to create jobs and support businesses in innovating for the ageing population

The UK’s leading ageing and longevity experts at the UK’s National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) have launched a project in collaboration with the North of Tyne Combined Authority and deep tech innovation organisation CPI, to improve the wellbeing of residents, support the local economy and create jobs across key sectors through strategic investment, business […]

New appointments support growth ambitions for Hanro

Newcastle-based property firm The Hanro Group has announced senior appointments as it looks to develop and expand its investment and development operations.   Newcastle University graduate, Gagan Jagpal has been recruited as portfolio manager, bringing more than seven years’ commercial property experience to the role. Jagpal, who joins the firm from Cushman & Wakefield, will work alongside Laura […]

Newcastle takes fourth place in European rankings

Newcastle took fourth place in the recently announced TOP 10 mid-sized European cities of the future 2022/23. The rankings were announced by fDi Intelligence in their European Cities and Regions of the Future report. The study, which benchmarks the most promising investment destinations across Europe, showed that European locations have proven a certain degree of […]

NewcastleGateshead Quays welcomes The Sage, a community-focused international venue for world class business and entertainment

Sage revealed as naming partner for the NewcastleGateshead Quays development with £10m investment. Partnership will play a crucial role in delivering a pioneering community-focused, state of the art arena (Sage Arena), exhibition and conference centre (Sage ICC), showcasing the best of the region to a global audience. £300m+ development will provide a £70m annual boost […]