• 1.17m people
  • 35,000 businesses
  • £5.6bn investment opportunities
  • £20bn GVA
  • £8bn devolution deal
  • 86,000 jobs to be created
  • 40,000 homes to be built
  • 860 ha employment land to transform
  • 1,300 ha residential land to develop

Investment Opportunities

Whether you are a business looking to relocate or an investor seeking to grow your portfolio, the Black Country offers a mix of lucrative opportunities.

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Investment Support

Working with businesses who want to relocate and investors seeking investment opportunities, Invest Black Country is here to provide bespoke support and advice.

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The Success Story

Benefiting from a significant increase in investment over recent years, the Black Country is a success story that continues to demonstrate growth potential.

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Watch our favourite videos

  • DY5 Enterprise Zone Launch

    DY5 will help to rejuvenate the Waterfront office complex at Merry Hill and create additional office, technology and industrial space in the surrounding areas of Brierley Hill, Harts Hill and Pensnett. It is expected to boost the local economy by nearly £600 million a year.

  • Black Country Living Museum

    BCLM: Forging Ahead is phase one of a 40 year master plan to create a world class heritage attraction in the heart of the Black Country.

  • Black Country Garden City

    More than 45,000 new homes could be delivered over the next 10 years in what will be one of Britain’s biggest ever brownfield site regeneration programmes, covering more than 1,500 hectares.

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Goold’s multi million pound speculative Steelpark development gets underway

Construction of a multi million pound speculative development of a range of industrial and warehouse unit...

Deborah Cadman appointed new WMCA chief executive

Deborah Cadman, currently chief executive at Suffolk County Council, has been appointed as the first perm...

Derelict properties to make way for Wolverhampton Southside regeneration

Regeneration plans for City of Wolverhampton’s Southside area are set to take another step forward ...

Mayor declares Dudley “open for business” at DY5 launch

A new regeneration scheme in Dudley which is expected to create 7,000 new jobs and launch 300 new busines...

Events

Derelict properties to make way for Wolverhampton Southside regeneration

Regeneration plans for City of Wolverhampton’s Southside area are set to take another step forward ...

Midlands UK @ MIPIM 2018

Midlands UK is a collaboration between the public and private sector, working together to showcase over ...

Midlands Engine Calling at Rail Live 2017

The Midlands Engine is gearing up to showcase the region’s capacity, capability and opportunities in th...

Midlands Engine market visit to Auto Expo Components 2018

The Midlands Engine initiative aims to boost economic growth across the Midlands including through enhanc...

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