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Belfast. Ready for business.

Why Belfast?


A great place to call home.

About Liveability


Perfectly positioned.

About Connectivity

Digitally enabled City

Innovation is in Belfast’s DNA.

About a digitally enabled City

Education and Skills

A city of talent.

About Education and Skills


The city’s compact size makes it easy to network and do business.

About Collaboration


Committed to becoming an inclusive, resilient carbon neutral city by 2050.

About Sustainability

Investment and Development Opportunities

Belfast has an enviable track record in attracting investment.

About Investment and Development Opportunities

Belfast - Top 10 city for

fDi Magazine Global Cities of the Future 2018- 2019

Track record

900 international companies are located in Northern Ireland, employing over 100,000 people. 71% of new investors reinvest.

High growth clusters

Belfast is home to thriving clusters of high growth companies, with significant strengths in creative and digital, financial and professional services, cyber technology and advanced engineering and manufacturing.


Office rents are half of those charged in Dublin and one third of London. Prime yields for high street shops stand at 6.75% and offices at 5.75%. Salary costs are one third lower than other major western European capitals.

Belfast is amongst the cities with the lowest cost of living in the world.

Mercer 2016