• 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.

  • £100M Regeneration Project to Create Springfield Campus

    The University of Wolverhampton is transdorming a derelict brewery into a £100m education hub for construction and the built environment.

  • Black Country Garden City

    The Black Country Garden City vision will utilise existing green, cultural and economic assets to develop attractive places where people want to live. There is an opportunity to lever £6 billion of investment and deliver 45,000 new homes over the next 10 years, by intelligently applying the garden city principles.

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Calling all built environment experts, the Black Country Garden City needs you!

The Black Country Garden City is an ambitious initiative to increase the quantity and raise the quality o...

Wolverhampton manufacturer expands following Black Country support

A Wolverhampton business has announced multi-million-pound expansion plans following support from City of...

Preferred developer announced for Bilston Urban Village site

City of Wolverhampton Council has named its preferred developer to deliver a multi-million-pound housing ...

Garden City plans for Dudley Port

The Dudley Port area of Tipton has been earmarked as a key site for new housing, employment growth and im...

Events

Midlands Engine market visit to TRAKO 2017

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

Midlands Engine market visit to China International Industry Fair (CIIF) 2017

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

Department for International Trade Gulf Tour to the UK 2017

National Brewery Centre, Burton-upon-Trent, 19 September 2017 Receive free expert advice on a wealth of b...

Be Part of the Team: Midlands UK @ MIPIM 2018

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

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