Why invest in Newcastle
Newcastle is the regional capital of North East England and an integral part of the Northern Powerhouse. With approximately 1.6 million people living within 45 minutes of the city, by 2030 Newcastle is on track to:
- Create 210,000 new jobs
- Increase its population to 310,000
- Provide 30,000 new homes
- Grow the student population to 60,000
One of the fastest growing regional economies in the UK, Newcastle has more than 50,000 registered businesses in the city region including Siemens, Sage PLC, Nestlé, Proctor and Gamble, Norton Rose Fulbright, Virgin Money, HMRC, Barclays, Ubisoft and Concentrix – all who have chosen Newcastle
city region as their UK home.