• 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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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...

Have your say on document shaping the future of the Black Country

The equivalent of more than 300 rugby pitches worth of land needs to be found in the Black Country for ne...

Developer named for £10.5 million Tower and Fort Works scheme

City of Wolverhampton Council has named its chosen developer to transform the former Tower and Fort Works...

Black Country continues to be an attractive location for Foreign Direct Investment

The Black Country continues to see significant investment from foreign owned companies over the past 12 m...

Events

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...

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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