The Midlands is the fastest growing regional economy outside London and the South East according to Beauhurst’s MICRA report

Recently we have seen some interesting, positive and buoying reports relating to pretty decent economic activity in the East Midlands and particularly Nottingham. EY’s 2021 UK Attractiveness Survey showed that Nottingham successfully landed 10 Foreign Direct Investment projects against a 10 year average of 4. We have seen in Beauhurst’s MICRA report that the Midlands… Read more

Domestic & General’s flagship operations hub

11 Station Street in Nottingham will be home to Domestic & General’s flagship operations hub, opening in Autumn 2022. Their new plans will unlock around £50m of direct investment for Nottingham and reaffirms their longstanding commitment to the city. The modern office is being designed to enable hybrid ways of working with sustainability in mind.… Read more

A note from Invest in Nottingham

Most members of Nottingham Partners will know that we all collaborate with the shared aim of attracting jobs, businesses and investment to the Nottingham area, working hand in hand with the Invest in Nottingham team. But in case the work of the Invest in Nottingham team is new to you, this is a very brief… Read more

Nottingham leads the way for foreign investment in East Midlands

The East Midlands recorded a “resilient” year for inbound Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in 2020, outperforming the overall UK and European outcomes and delivering a strong performance against the backdrop of the global pandemic, according to the EY 2021 UK Attractiveness Survey which launched today (Monday 7 June). The region registered 38 overseas-backed projects in… Read more

Broadmarsh Centre demolition to be started soon

The demolition of the Broadmarsh Centre will soon begin as part of a “crucial” step to transform the site. Construction firm Willmott Dixon will begin preparatory work on the western side of the Broad Marsh site, from mid-June, meaning the current cut-through from Collin Street to Lister Gate will have to be moved.  The current walkway,… Read more

The New York Times writes about the Broadmarsh

Image of the Broadmarsh by Mary Turner for The New York Times The Broadmarsh has been one of the most contentious topics in Nottingham for decades. But the conversation has moved from Slab Square across the Atlantic to Times Square, with the New York Times covering the story of what the site could become. Following… Read more