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 […]

Avison Young deliver an ‘upbeat ’ 2022 Forecast for Newcastle / North East

Following last year’s launch of Avison Young’s Ten Trends for a Zero Carbon World and the 2022 Forecast National Outlook, the strategic real estate advisor has launched its 2022 Forecast UK Cities report for Newcastle. The 2022 Forecast was delivered virtually to a 100+ audience of clients and professionals within the property / development sectors and representatives […]

US owned tech company expands with Newcastle headquarters creating 100’s of jobs

Arctic Wolf® , a global leader in security operations has announced the opening of its Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Newcastle, following a period of continued expansion and rapid growth for the business.  Founded in Silicon Valley and now based in Minnesota, Arctic Wolf’s Newcastle city centre headquarters will bring hundreds of jobs […]

Invest Newcastle announce a return to MIPIM 2022

Today (Friday 14th January) the public and private sector joined Invest Newcastle for an online breakfast event to discuss plans to lead a North East delegation to one of the world’s largest real estate events.   MIPIM will take place between 15-18 March 2022 in Cannes, France following a two year break due to the pandemic. […]

£1.8m office deal at Newburn Riverside

Commercial property specialist Naylors Gavin Black has completed the £1.8m acquisition of a significant office building at Newburn Riverside, which will now undergo a strategic programme of refurbishment works.   The Quadrant, which extends to 26,000 sq.ft. over 3 floors and is already home to a range of tenants including the NHS, has been purchased […]