The Greater Brighton City Region has an extraordinary mix of coastal, urban and rural landscapes (including the South Downs National Park, a UNESCO biosphere and a number of areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty). It has a strong cultural, heritage, visitor (including business tourism) and sports components.

This richness and variety within a 15 mile radius is regarded by residents and national and international visitors alike as a strong attractor for skilled labour and inward investment. There are a number of significant brownfield sites for regeneration and a growing investor appetite across the whole area (rather than just in established pockets of investment).

The Greater Brighton Economic Board is overseeing a dynamic portfolio of ongoing investments and regeneration opportunities designed to create the housing, employment and infrastructure to drive productivity throughout the City Region.  For businesses, the Board has also created a tool to match business needs with vacant properties throughout the Region.

 

Have your say on Gatwick Airport’s long-term plans

Have your say on Gatwick Airport’s long-term plans

Gatwick Airport is urging residents, businesses and other stakeholders to have their say on proposals to develop in a sustainable way in the future. As one of the South East’s most high profile and important anchor businesses, the UK’s second-busiest... read more
Brighton set to grow despite Brexit, report claims

Brighton set to grow despite Brexit, report claims

Brighton is set to have one of the fastest growing economies in the UK in the three months after the scheduled date for Brexit. The findings, which looked at the period from April to June 2019, came in a report by law firm Irwin Mitchell and the Centre for Economics... read more
Funding pledge for Brighton Main Line

Funding pledge for Brighton Main Line

Greater Brighton chiefs have welcomed a pledge for widespread investment in the region’s creaking rail infrastructure with a £2 billion, 12-year plan to put more trains on the mainline to London. Historic under-investment, punctuality problems and capacity... read more